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Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
Minn. Woman's Business Wins Part Of $20 Billion IT ContractA Minnesota mother of two is part of a very elite group. Her business is one of 65 in the United States that will split $20-billion worth of contracted IT work. In her Minnetonka office of Ideal System Solutions ...
Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.
Talking Points: How Should The U.S. Respond To The Refugee Crisis?As the Syrian refugee crisis grows, there are mounting questions about what nations should be doing in response, and that includes a debate on whether the United States should be doing more.
Klobuchar, Franken Back Iran Nuclear DealMinnesota's senators say they are backing President Obama's deal to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. The international agreement would lift some sanctions in Iran, in exchange for restricting the country's ability to develop a nuclear weapon.
Politicians Speak Out On The Death Of Cecil The LionPoliticians in Minnesota and across the country are sounding off on the death of a protected African lion at the hands of a Twin Cities dentist.
Sen. Franken Calls For Investigation Into Apple MusicSen. Al Franken is calling for an investigation into Apple's new streaming music service. The Minnesota Democrat wants confirmation that the tech giant isn't breaking anti-trust laws.
Al Franken Slams Trump Following Statements On Sen. McCainMinnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken condemned on Monday remarks by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who said former prisoner of war and Sen. John McCain is "not a war hero."
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar Heads To Iowa For Clinton CampaignMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is headed to Iowa to campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Hillary Clinton Fundraising In Minneapolis MondayPresidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in Minneapolis Monday night. It's her first Minnesota visit since she declared her candidacy for 2016 last spring.
'Live From New York', 'The Farewell Party' ReviewedA history of "Saturday Night Live" that isn’t afraid to dive into the show’s issues of diversity and identity, "Live From New York" is a compelling and effectively moving portrait of a program than in 40 years has gone from being an avant-garde game-changer to an American institution.