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A group of asylum seekers wait to be processed after being escorted from their tent encampment to the Canada Border Services in Lacolle, Quebec, Canada on August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
Canada frets over possible huge surge in asylum-seekers
3 hours 17 min ago
Live video streaming planned for MN Supreme Court arguments
7 hours 48 min ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign-style rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Aug. 22, 2017. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Trump's threat to shut down government over border wall raises stakes for lawmakers
8 hours 52 min ago
August 22, 2017
White Earth Band of Chippewa attorney Joe Plummer speaks with a reporter at the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Aug. 22, in Fergus Falls, Minn. Mike McFeely / Forum News Service
McFeely: Casino opponents get a victory, for now
22 hours 1 min ago
Lorin Ditzler, 33, says concerns about insurance coverage could play a role as she and her husband decide whether to have a second child. (Courtesy Lorin Ditzler)
Women's voices often missing from the health care debate
August 22, 2017 - 12:41pm
Steven Mnuchin gets sworn in as the United States Secretary of the Treasury on Feb. 13, 2017, as wife Louise Linton looks on with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Photo courtesy of the @VP Twitter feed / Wikimedia Commons.
Wife of treasury secretary touts big-money fashion on social media, critics recall memoir
August 22, 2017 - 7:19am
August 21, 2017
A U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady takes part in a drill at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, August 21. Lee Sang-hak/Yonhap via REUTERS
North Korea tirade reignites missile threat against Guam
August 21, 2017 - 10:06am
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence walk toward the White House, in Washington, Aug. 20, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Trump struggles to move past Bannon, starting with Afghanistan
August 21, 2017 - 7:50am
August 20, 2017
The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain maneuvers alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard for a refueling-at-sea in the Philippine Sea June 14. Ten of the ship's sailors are missing after a collision Monday, Aug. 21. (Reuters)
Navy begins probe into collision of U.S. destroyer in Southeast Asia, 10 sailors missing, 5 injured
August 20, 2017 - 8:51pm
August 18, 2017
Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
August 17, 2017
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
August 17, 2017 - 8:47pm
Groundskeepers remove a plaque commemorating Robert E. Lee outside of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, Aug. 16, 2017. In the days after a white nationalist rally to defend a statue of Robert E. Lee led to violence in Charlottesville, Va., monuments to Confederate leaders came down in Gainesville, Fla., Baltimore and elsewhere. Sam Hodgson / The New York Times
Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue
August 17, 2017 - 9:24am
August 14, 2017
Merck & Co. CEO Ken Frazier (R) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak during a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Merck CEO pulls out of Trump business council, demands rejection of bigotry
August 14, 2017 - 9:27am
A makeshift memorial at the scene where a car plowed into a crowd, killing Heather D. Heyer, pictured, and injuring at least 19, in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 13, 2017. Heyer, in the crowd that was protesting a rally of white nationalists, was a passionate advocate for the disenfranchised and was often moved to tears by the world’s injustices, her supervisor said. Edu Bayer / The New York Times
White House: Trump's condemnation includes 'white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups'
August 14, 2017 - 7:12am
August 11, 2017
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue gestures during a news conference with his Mexican counterpart Jose Calzada in Merida, Mexico, July 28, 2017. Lorenzo Hernandez / Reuters
Capitol Chatter: Consumer prices could rise if farms lack workers
August 11, 2017 - 1:59pm