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November 13, 2018
FILE -- President Donald Trump discusses pending sales of weapons as he meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, March 20, 2018. Even though American and European executives are staying away from a showcase Saudi investment conference, companies are unlikely to sever ties or avert future deals after the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
U.S. says audio recording of Khashoggi killing does not implicate Saudi crown prince
November 13, 2018 - 7:09am
November 12, 2018
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), the Democratic candidate for the Senate, speaks to reporters while campaigning at a taqueria in Phoenix on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. After a delayed count, Sinema scored a groundbreaking victory for Democrats in a state that has been a Republican bastion for decades. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Sinema wins in Arizona as Democrats capture a longtime GOP Senate seat
November 12, 2018 - 8:05pm
Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken (News Tribune file photo)
New post could ease staffing needs for Duluth Police Department
November 12, 2018 - 3:22pm
President Trump argues with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference in the White House on Wednesday. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Kellyanne Conway on Acosta video: 'That's not altered. That's sped up. They do it all the time in sports.'
November 12, 2018 - 9:10am
November 11, 2018
Doctors express outrage after NRA tells them 'to stay in their lane'
November 11, 2018 - 6:20pm
St. Paul to vote on $15 minimum wage Wednesday: Here’s what’s in there — and what’s not
November 11, 2018 - 5:30pm
Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Nov. 8. DFLer Walz defeated Republican candidate Jeff Johnson in Tuesday’s election. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press
How Walz won the governor’s office: DFL congressman flipped districts that voted for Trump by discussing issues, not running against president
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am
November 10, 2018
Minnesota's 8th District goes red, but for how long?
November 10, 2018 - 3:28pm
Vietnam veteran Ken Klose described this photo as the "view we woke up to each morning." Klose took hundreds of photos during his tour with the U.S. Army in South Vietnam in 1970. Submitted photoplay button
Vietnam through the lens: Minnesota photographer shares his wartime experience
November 10, 2018 - 1:17pm
Smoke from the Woolsey Fire looms above Highway 101 in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2018. Firefighters in opposite ends of California fought back fast-moving blazes on Friday morning as wildfires raged out of control near major cities, forced tens of thousands of residents to flee their homes and damaged hundreds of buildings. (Jenna Schoenefeld/The New York Times)
Trump blames 'gross mismanagement' as wildfires leave trail of death, destruction in California
November 10, 2018 - 12:30pm
November 9, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs the White House on Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2018. The president said that he has not yet spoken to the new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, about the special counsel investigation, and he distanced himself from Whitaker by suggesting that he did not know him. (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Acting attorney general drew scrutiny in federal investigation
November 9, 2018 - 8:22pm
Cloquet police chief, commanders unionize
November 9, 2018 - 2:25pm
President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Missoula, Mont., Oct 18, 2018. The Trump administration is planning to tell Russian leaders next week that it is preparing to exit the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times).
Trump says he hasn't talked to acting attorney general about Russia probe
November 9, 2018 - 2:17pm
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks before naturalizing 200 candidates for U.S. citizenship in New York on April 10, 2018. Ginsburg was hospitalized on Thursday morning, Nov. 8, 2018, with three broken ribs after falling in her office Wednesday evening, a spokeswoman said. (Chang W. Lee/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Justice Ginsburg discharged from hospital and working from home
November 9, 2018 - 11:32am
Rep. Liz Olson, DFL-Duluth. (file / News Tribune)
Duluth's Liz Olson elected Minnesota majority whip
November 9, 2018 - 11:03am
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