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September 14, 2018

An A.P. Moller-Maersk container ship and a Hapag-Lloyd container ship at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai.   Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
Trump wants $200 billion in China tariffs despite talks, sources say
September 14, 2018 - 1:29pm
September 13, 2018
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 6, 2018. Interest groups are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on advertising to target two undecided Republican senators who voice support for abortion rights: Susan Collins of Maine and. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Bitter Senate fight to confirm Kavanaugh plunges into deeper chaos over letter
September 13, 2018 - 7:48pm
FILE - President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 3, 2017. Trump on Sept. 13, 2018, falsely accused Democrats via Twitter of inflating the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year, rejecting a government assessment that the storm had claimed nearly 3,000 lives. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/2018)
Trump rebuked after questioning number of deaths attributed to Hurricane Maria
September 13, 2018 - 6:11pm
Joe Radinovich,
Radinovich camp calls on stations to stop airing ad
September 13, 2018 - 6:00pm
The Duluth Police Department canceled a Friday community forum which would have taken place at the Public Safety Building. Police said they plan to work with community partners and reschedule the forum for the near-future. (file / News Tribune)
Police yield to NAACP on 'use of force' event
September 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
Minnesota SOS candidate returns to campaign, manager still recovering after parade fall
September 13, 2018 - 4:06pm
President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, China's president, shake hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
Why China could withstand the trade war far longer than Trump thinks
September 13, 2018 - 12:19pm
The Taracena children await the first bell on their first day of school in Talent, Ore., Sept. 5, 2018. When their Guatemalan mother was picked up by the Border Patrol in June, the two children were taken away for nearly two months. Now they are starting school in America while she tries to get asylum. (Kayla Reefer/The New York Times/ 2018)
Settlement reached in family separation cases: More than 1,000 rejected asylum seekers to get second chance if court approves
September 13, 2018 - 9:28am
Black, Hispanic Minnesotan incomes rebounded in 2017; significant gaps remain
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the status of Hurricane Florence and preparations for its landfall, in the Oval Office of the White House, Sept. 11, 2018. While touting preparations for Florence, Trump patted himself on the back for an "incredibly successful" job done in Puerto Rico, where the government estimates nearly 3,000 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria. (Pete Marovich/The New York Times/2018)
Trump issues order authorizing more sanctions for interfering in U.S. elections
September 12, 2018 - 3:29pm
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore. (second from right), speaks to members of the media outside of the Southwest Key-Casa Padre Facility, formerly a Walmart store, in Brownsville, Texas, on June 17, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Sergio Flores.
Trump administration diverted nearly $10 million from FEMA to ICE detention program, according to DHS document
September 12, 2018 - 7:41am
September 11, 2018
Study takes dim view of TIF loans, a common finance tool in Minnesota
September 11, 2018 - 8:56pm
Homelessness advocacy conference comes to Duluth
September 11, 2018 - 7:43pm
Trump administration to triple size of Texas tent camp for migrant children
September 11, 2018 - 5:25pm
September 10, 2018
Duluth Mayor Emily Larson (file / News Tribune)
Duluth mayor unveils city budget
September 10, 2018 - 9:07pm
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