Live: Rules set, Senate trial opening arguments begin

The U.S. Senate has begun hearing opening arguments in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with proceedings now on a fast track. First up: Democratic House managers are making their case that Trump abused his presidential power and should be remove…

New generation pushes Hmong mental health concerns into the light

A younger generation is kindling a difficult but important conversation about mental health and suicide in Minnesota’s Hmong community, hoping a public discussion will break the stigma and lead people to get help.

Homeless count may reveal yet more people living on the street

The result likely will underestimate the actual number of people sleeping outside or on transit, but the survey provides at least a minimal point-in-time read on the problem.

Top ag banker: Optimism remains, despite tough times in farm country

One regional ag lender says he’s optimistic despite a weakening farm economy in the Upper Midwest. Some key economic factors are helping farmers survive a stretch of several years of low profits.

$160K settlement for Somali teens detained by Mpls. park police

Bystanders recorded part of the 2018 incident, showing the boys being handcuffed and one officer drawing a weapon. Police were responding to what turned out to be a bogus 911 call claiming kids with weapons were threatening people at Minnehaha Falls.

Emotions ran high at Hibbing gun control hearing

Eruptions of bravado, emotion and profanity punctuated the highly-anticipated Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee public hearing on soon-to-be proposed gun laws Tuesday, as hundreds of individuals from across the state packed themselves inside the Crown …

Legislators ask Sherburne County to be ‘sanctuary’ from new gun laws

Several Minnesota legislators are asking Sherburne County to become a ‘Second Amendment sanctuary’ by prohibiting the enforcement of new gun control measures they say would violate the Constitution. If the county board approves, it would become the first …

Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies

A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died.

U.S. seeks to tighten rules covering service animals on planes

The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on planes as emotional-support animals could be ending. The Transportation Department on Wednesday announced plans to change the rules regarding service animals.

Teachers union lawsuit claims DeVos 'capriciously' repealed borrower protections

Before its repeal, the gainful employment rule served as a warning to certain colleges: If graduates didn't earn enough money to pay their student debts, schools could lose access to federal aid.