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Meryl Streep rips Rotten Tomatoes for 'infuriating' lack of female critics

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 8:10pm
The Oscar-winning actress said she counted up all of the male and female film critics on the site, which is often used by people to decide which movies to see, and found a glaring disparity.

Vikings trade of linebacker Hodges opens starting spot for Kendricks

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 7:50pm
Rookie Eric Kendricks has 19 tackles, has shown speed in coverage and notched his first career sack, against Peyton Manning, on Sunday.

Russia fires cruise missiles from warships into Syria

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 7:30pm
Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.

Midwest's hands-off approach to farm safety has a cost: lost lives

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 5:45pm
Washington state’s approach to workplace safety illustrates how death rates drop sharply when oversight covers every farm, no matter how small.

St. Paul aviation team rescues injured Stillwater hiker on North Shore

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 5:25pm
The Minnesota Aviation Rescue Team helped move an injured Stillwater woman who was stranded at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.

Investigators say cause of north Mpls. fire that killed 3 undetermined

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 5:05pm
Minneapolis investigators say the cause of a fire that killed three young children has not been determined.

FDA says it received 125 complaints about gluten-free Cheerios before recall

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 4:45pm
General Mills said it knows how the gluten got into its flour and has taken steps to prevent it.

Model sues Bill Cosby over alleged 2008 sexual assault

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 4:25pm
A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 sued the comedian on Tuesday for sexual assault.

More N.D. oil trains entering Twin Cities via west suburbs

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 3:45pm
Temporary rerouting sends more past Target Field and through downtown Minneapolis.

Review: 'American Horror Story' resets for new season of carnage tonight

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 3:05pm
Another year, another “American Horror Story,” this one subtitled “Hotel” and set in a production designer’s dream of a deco-era downtown Los Angeles lodging.

Reality smacking daily fantasy football leagues

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 3:05pm
Fantasy sports sites could very well be ripe for regulation, based on how much money is at stake, after "insider trading" accusations surfaced.

Tom Hanks finds college student's lost ID; Internet finds college student

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 3:05pm
Tom Hank's tweet worked. A woman named Lauren who lost her Fordham student ID has been found.

Eagan City Council's support for Vikings HQ could hasten move

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 2:45pm
Team’s proposal for new home and development given early, and hearty, endorsement.

St. Paul family mourns father shot while getting backpack from car

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 2:25pm
Relatives believe Htoo Baw, 54, died in what was a robbery attempt. Police are still searching for a suspect.

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City coach aims to teach lessons beyond the football field

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:25pm
An unconventional high school football coach aims to teach life lessons beyond the Xs and Os.

Vigil for three children who died in Mpls. fire offers comfort

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:05pm
After a Tuesday evening vigil in north Minneapolis, a second one is scheduled for Wednesday.

Lynx get physical to defeat Indiana, even championship series at one game each

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:45pm
To the Lynx it was an aggressive game, the style they needed to play. To Indiana coach Stephanie White, the way the officials called the game turned it into a 'bloodbath.'

Carter: US not cooperating with Russia against Islamic State

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:25pm
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition has not agreed to cooperate with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State and no collaboration is possible as long as Moscow continues to strike other targets.

Twin Cities churches are tearing up their lawns to grow food

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:05pm
At Twin Cities houses of worship, water-guzzling, unproductive lawns are giving way to plots of veggies, fruits and herbs that can be tended and shared as a community, or donated to people in need.

Local governments get more strategic with asking for help

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 11:25am
Skilled volunteers are becoming a key resource for strapped local governments.