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Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 8:44 pm

Legendary boxer Jack Johnson gets pardon, 105 years after baseless conviction

The black world heavyweight champion was convicted of a crime in 1913 for traveling with a white girlfriend. President Trump issued a rare posthumous pardon after an appeal from Sylvester Stallone.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 8:44 pm

Minneapolis student released to family, staffer recovering from alleged attack

A judge has ordered a student accused of attacking a staffer at his Minneapolis school to be released without bond, but the 18-year-old must be electronically monitored.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 8:15 pm

Twin Metals releases updated plans for copper-nickel mine near Ely

The company plans to open an office in Babbitt and would locate its proposed processing site on land it owns east of Birch Lake.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:12 pm

Meet 'Grandma Ruth,' the 108-year-old Mpls. superstar volunteer

Ruth Knelman celebrated her 108th birthday Monday. But she's not sitting around taking it easy. Try to keep up, OK?

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:01 pm

After 16 months, Trump names an ambassador to South Korea

Adm. Harry Harris is the head of the U.S. Pacific Command and is known for his hawkish views on North Korea and China. His nomination comes amid the ongoing drama on the Korean Peninsula.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 6:32 pm

Dress at royal wedding labeled 'tribal' sparks Hmong outcry

An English fashion designer used traditional Hmong patterns in a dress worn to the royal wedding, but didn't give credit to the Hmong culture.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 6:08 pm

Signing ceremony message: ‘It’s OK to be a teacher’

That idea about treating future teachers the way we treat future sports stars is catching on. ISD 191 -- Burnsville, Eagan, Savage -- is following the footsteps of Maple Lake (which followed in the footsteps of a school in Iowa), holding a Teacher Signing Day to honor seniors who are going to go to college to become teachers.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 5:58 pm

1,000 Words: Flag day for dead soldiers

One characteristic about the original colonies: They have a lot of dead soldiers to remember on Memorial Day. Massachusetts, where the first shot was fired in a war that would create the United States has had 37,268 in war, stretching back to the Revolution.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 5:02 pm

The legacy of lynching: A chance to remember, a chance to heal

In this episode of Counter Stories, the team looks at U.S. history of lynching, and how the trauma of this crime continues to affects people of color.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:00 pm

Minnesota's renewable energy revolution

This week on Climate Cast, we assess the state of Minnesota's renewable energy economy, infrastructure, and the potential for accelerated growth.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:58 pm

President Trump cancels North Korean summit

Hours after North Korea said that it destroyed its nuclear test site, President Trump called off his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. What happens next?

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:36 pm

A teacher retires. A choir sings. Everyone cries

So many former students showed up at Brian Johnson's last concert in Austin, Minn., that there was hardly anyone left in the audience by the time they took the stage.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:23 pm

MN revenue commissioner says state on track to deal with new federal tax law

DFL Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Republican tax bill that would conform the state's tax code to the new federal tax law. Dayton called their bill fiscally irresponsible. But Republican leaders accuse Dayton of putting politics over people.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:14 pm

Best Buy posts strong sales, but investors sour on outlook

Best Buy posted strong sales of mobile phones, appliances, and smart computing products as it showed in its financial results that store chains can still thrive as shoppers buy more online.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 1:54 pm

After ministers refuse to invite non-Christians, Hutchinson votes to keep prayers

By a 3-to-2 vote, Hutchinson City Council members rejected calls to replace a prayer by Christian pastors with a moment of silence.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 1:41 pm

Hot and muggy, with a side of thunderstorms

Expect a scattering of thunderstorms on Friday. Saturday and Sunday should be generally dry, but don't completely rule out stray storms forming along those lingering boundaries.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 1:03 pm

Trump escalates NFL anthem protest crackdown

Let's fully understand what yesterday's decision by NFL owners to crack down on employee protest is. The owners, under pressure from the government in the form of the President of the United States, agreed to modify its speech to please that government.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 12:01 pm

Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military, investigators say

The Malaysia Airlines flight was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people aboard. Russia has denied involvement.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 11:57 am

What's going on in your child's brain when you read them a story?

There are many ways young children encounter stories. A new study finds a "Goldilocks effect," where a cartoon may be "too hot" and audiobooks "too cold" for learning readers.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 10:05 am

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