Hollywood ageism: Maggie Gyllenhaal told 37 is ‘too old’ for her to play opposite a 55-year-old love interest.
by Randy Salas5/21/2015 2:41:31 PM
US home sales tumbled 3.3 pct. in April as buyers faced shortage of listings, surging prices.
by Randy Salas5/21/2015 3:03:34 PM
Sharp-tongued Democratic Rep. Ryan Winkler of Golden Valley to resign seat in Minnesota House, move to Brussels.
by Randy Salas5/21/2015 3:16:10 PM
North Dakota ring levee project manager says delay ordered by judge may cost taxpayers millions of dollars while Minnesota Department of Natural Resources completes environmental study on the planned $2 billion Red River diversion.
by Randy Salas5/21/2015 3:37:27 PM
Minneapolis police officer Michael Griffin pleaded not guilty in his first appearance in federal court Thursday on charges of perjury, falsification of records and rights violations stemming from two incidents in 2010 and 2011.
by Colleen Kelly5/21/2015 3:45:58 PM
Our Twins Live Chat with writer Phil Miller starts at noon, and the floor is open for questions and comments now. Leave them here.
Texas man who paid $350,000 for the privilege hunts and kills endangered black rhino in Africa.
by Randy Salas5/21/2015 7:00:37 PM
"The status quo in our movement's membership standards cannot be sustained," said the national president of the Boy Scouts today, hinting that the policy banning adult leaders who are gay may be revised soon.
"[George] Clooney gives his insufferable role a dash of rich ham flavor, adding the correct tone of amusing excess to each gripe." Ouch. Read the rest of the review.
by CJ Sinner5/21/2015 10:41:25 PM
State officials say the threat from bird flu is easing for this season, but a Rembrandt Enterprises farm in Renville, Minn., announced layoffs of 39 workers in addition to killing 2 million chickens.
by Vince Tuss5/21/2015 11:04:15 PM
“If there’s no way out, I’m saying. If our backs are against the wall, I’m gonna go kill the one who punks me,” one of the Twin Cities men charged with supporting terrorism allegedly said, according to federal authorities who’ve reviewed secret recordings by a confidential informant.
A University of Minnesota lab is one of 20 worldwide selected recently to receive bioprinters using "living" ink. “It’s like science fiction,” said Angela Panoskaltsis-Mortari, a pediatrics and medicine professor.
A landlord too good to be true? North Loop building owner Chuck Gross shrugged off 12 months of late rent by saying: "I know my tenants have their good years and their bad years, and I knew they would pay it back.”
by Vince Tuss5/22/2015 3:11:50 AM
The Gophers football team landed a commitment from a Michigan high school quarterback who as a junior threw for 34 touchdowns and rushed for 22.