Target's 'Trophy Wife' T-Shirt Puts Retailer In Critics' Cross-HairsMinneapolis-based Target is being accused of selling sexist T-shirts for women with the words "trophy" and "Mrs." on them.
Rep. Aaron Schock Announces Resignation Amid ControversyRepublican Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois, dogged about irregularities in his campaign finance and congressional spending accounts, suddenly announced on Tuesday that he would resign his House seat at the end of the month.
Kyle's Widow Cancels Interviews For 'American Sniper'In the wake of the growing controversy over her late husband's memoir, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle has decided to stay out of the limelight. Taya Kyle has called off a number of interviews that were scheduled this week.
MN Politician Responds To Williams' Death With Campaign TweetA number of political observers and politicians alike took umbrage with a Minnesota politician's response to news of the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams.
Reality Check: Is Jesse Ventura ‘Controversial’? Former Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation trial had a day off in St. Paul federal court Friday after a week of surprising revelations. Among them, Ventura testified in court that he doesn't know if he's controversial, or if he says anything provocative.
UND Students' 'Siouxper Drunk' Shirts DenouncedThe University of North Dakota is taking heat over shirts students choose to wear over the weekend which some are calling flat-out racist. A group of students photographed themselves wearing the shirts and posted them online.
GOP Presses For Resolution On Building ControversyLegislative Republicans pressed Monday for a speedy resolution to a controversy over a proposed Senate office building, making clear they oppose its construction. Several GOP lawmakers said the state should make do with the space it has, and reconfigure Capitol renovation plans if necessary.
Wis. Soldiers Mugging Around Empty Casket Sparks FurorA group photograph showing soldiers clowning around an empty, flag-draped casket has sparked a furor on Facebook, in military chat rooms and other social media where people say it's disrespectful of veterans and those killed in action.
Cheerios' Super Bowl Ad Ranks Among Viewers' Top 10General Mills' Super Bowl commercial was ranked among audiences ten favorite ads from Sunday evening. The ad for Cheerios brought back the fictional interracial family who first appeared in a commercial last year.
Cheerios Brings Back Interracial Family For Super Bowl AdCheerios is bringing back an interracial family to star in its Super Bowl ad. They were featured in an ad last year that made headlines after it sparked ugly comments online. But the negative remarks were followed by an outpouring of support for the fictional family.
Duluth Store Offers Sale On 'Anything Black' On MLK DayA store in Duluth caused an uproar by having a special sale for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A sign at Global Village read "MLK Day sale, 25% off everything black." The store also posted the sale on Facebook, drawing angry comments from across the country.
Wis. Dance Coach Fired Over 'Blurred Lines' RoutineThe head coach of the Marshfield High School dance team has been fired after the team performed to an edited version of Robin Thicke's popular but racy hit "Blurred Lines."