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NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have created the first comprehensive view of how human DNA works. And they say it will rewrite the textbooks and give valuable new insights into the biology of what goes wrong in disease. The new work reveals complicated systems for controlling where and when our genes are active. The research also shows that at least 80 percent of our DNA is actively participating in biological processes. That's far more than just the 2 percent occupied by our genes. Researchers said the extent of that activity was a surprise.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's pheasant population is up thanks to a mild winter followed by a warm spring, but it's still way below average.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak used the stage at the Democratic National Convention to drive home the themes of President Obama's re-election campaign.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Parmelee homered to cap a 10-run fifth inning and the Minnesota Twins routed the Chicago White Sox 18-9 on Tuesday night. The Twins also batted around in a seven-run second against rookie Jose Quintana, but first-place Chicago remained one game ahead of Detroit in the AL Central. The Tigers lost 3-2 to Cleveland. Minnesota pecked away methodically with 17 hits — only three went for extra bases.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic legislative candidates are getting more campaign subsidies this year, thanks in part to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to forego the subsidy two years ago.
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Attendance at the just-completed Minnesota State Fair fell just short of a record.
Former Susan G. Komen for the Cure vice president Karen Handel has written a blistering insider's account of the cancer charity's decision to halt grants to Planned Parenthood and its swift retreat in the face of an intense backlash.
GENEVA (AP) — More than 100,000 Syrians sought refugee status during August in what the United Nations describes as an eye-popping escalation in the pace of departures since the hostilities began.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michelle Obama rarely mentions Mitt Romney by name. But everything she says during this presidential campaign is meant to draw a contrast between her husband and his Republican challenger.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The nation's ongoing economic struggles have an upside for Minnesota cities, counties and school districts that have saved millions by refinancing debt at rock-bottom interest rates.