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Review: Minnesota Orchestra returns with 'Resurrection'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 5:05pm
It seemed an appropriate choice for the start of the Minnesota Orchestra’s 111th season: Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony, an 85-minute, five-movement search for the meaning of life, with its apocalyptic visions of heaven and hell.

Bear attacks hunter in east-central Minnesota

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:05pm
Authorities are investigating a black bear attack on a hunter in the woods of east-central Minnesota.

U.S.-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 3:05pm
U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said.

Europe retains Ryder Cup

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:05pm
Europe is closing in on another Ryder Cup victory.

James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:05pm
James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.

Clooney marries human rights lawyer in Venice

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 1:45pm
George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.

Twin Cities Liberians welcome 18-month extension to stay in U.S.

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:45pm
Facing an Ebola crisis in West Africa, local refugees are allowed to stay.

Man who raised $55K for potato salad throws party

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:05pm
An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad threw a huge public party Saturday that promised "peace, love and potato salad."

Three plays that show Bridgewater's promise

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:45am
Teddy Bridgewater, the Vikings’ new No. 1 quarterback, has that something coaches covet.

Europe leads 10-6, closes in on Ryder Cup

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:45am
Justin Rose swept that magical putter into the air before his ball even reached the hole, and he punched his right fist when it dropped for a birdie. Just like at Medinah, the final match in the Ryder Cup on Saturday gave Europe another big boost of momentum going into the last round.

Police urge caution after NDSU student's killing

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:25am
Law enforcement officials in the Moorhead and Fargo, North Dakota, metropolitan area are pledging public safety and security while investigators look for clues in the killing of a North Dakota State University student earlier this week.

Texas college grieves after 4 killed in bus crash

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:45am
A North Texas community college brought in counselors to comfort grieving students Saturday and canceled athletic competitions after four women's softball players were killed when an 18-wheel truck veered into oncoming traffic on a major interstate highway and crashed into the side of their team bus.

New mom Chelsea Clinton celebrates baby daughter

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:05am
Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton say they are "blessed, grateful, and so happy" to become grandparents.

Four governors visit Afghanistan for terror briefings

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:05am
Four U.S. governors made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation to receive counterterrorism briefings and greet troops stationed there.

After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:25am
The nation's air travel system slowly began to recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic control center brought Chicago's two international airports to a halt.

7 rescued, 32 missing as volcano erupts in Japan

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 7:45am
Military helicopters plucked seven people from a Japanese mountainside Sunday after a spectacular volcanic eruption sent officials scrambling to reach many more injured and stranded on the mountain.

Rare treatment at HCMC for record 53 hours saves diver

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 7:45am
For Lake Superior diver forced to surface too quickly, HCMC doctors try protocol that they looked up in the U.S. Navy Diving Manual.

Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:05am
A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two men at a community center who ran from him and then opened fire during a foot chase, authorities said.

Giant pumpkins break records, confound scientists and growers

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:45pm
It will take a pumpkin weighing at least 1 ton to challenge the 2,032-pound goliath seen last year at a contest in Napa, Calif. If history is any indication, someone will beat it.