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City orders steps for Willmar dog owner to reclaim pet, avoid animal being euthanized
1 hour 32 min ago
January 15, 2018
President Donald Trump arrives for dinner at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 14, 2018. Trump told reporters outside the club, “I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week did not occur. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Trump visits Trump golf course
15 hours 36 min ago
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 13, 2018
Dusk in Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 12, 2007. As tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to simmer, Hawaii will start a statewide test on Dec. 1, 2017, of a Cold War-era early warning system designed to inform its residents of an impending nuclear attack. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times Copyright 2018 New York Times)
Hawaii officials say 'NO missile threat' amid emergency alerts
January 13, 2018 - 1:02pm
January 12, 2018
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, right, talks with Doug Burgum, left, in Fargo, N.D. on Nov. 24, 2015. Carrie Snyder / Forum News Service
Stenehjem asks ND Supreme Court to reject lawmaker petition challenging Burgum vetoes
January 12, 2018 - 11:02pm
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, leaves a meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 19, 2017. The Wall Street Journal reported on Jan. 12, 2018 that Cohen orchestrated a $130,000 payment to a pornographic-film actress in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with claims of a consensual sexual encounter with Trump. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Porn star was paid $130,000 to keep quiet about a relationship with Trump, Wall Street Journal reports
January 12, 2018 - 9:35pm
President Donald Trump drives a golf cart at Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, on June 25, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Matthew Lloyd.
Trump undergoes his first physical exam as president
January 12, 2018 - 9:34pm
President Donald Trump during a prison reform roundtable discussion inside the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, Jan. 11, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump acknowledges 'tough' language but appears to deny using expletive to describe countries
January 12, 2018 - 12:40pm
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Palace Hotel in New York, Sept. 20, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / The New York Times)
Trump blames 'bad deal' for London trip cancellation, but Brits think they scared him away
January 12, 2018 - 10:21am
President Donald Trump speaks while Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.(left) listens during a meeting with bipartisan members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, on Jan. 9, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Senator disputes Trump's denial, says president made 'vile and racist' comments
January 12, 2018 - 9:42am
January 11, 2018
President Donald Trump meets with members of his Cabinet, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Jan. 10, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Trump attacks protections for immigrants from 'shithole' countries in Oval Office meeting
January 11, 2018 - 4:04pm
Steve Bannon, the former adviser to President Donald Trump, in New York on Nov. 8, 2017. The Zionist Organization of America feted Stephen K. Bannon at a gala dinner in New York on Nov. 12, 2017. (Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Bannon hires lawyer as he prepares for Russia-related congressional testimony
January 11, 2018 - 2:02pm
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admits extramarital affair but denies reports he blackmailed woman
January 11, 2018 - 1:12pm
President Donald Trump walks towards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Jan. 5, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago.
House passes spying bill amid confusion over two Trump tweets
January 11, 2018 - 11:14am