With the Timberwolves likely to trade Kevin Love in a couple weeks, Minnesota sports fans are getting a sense of deja vu. Love is the latest in a long list of Minnesota superstars to be traded, or to leave through free agency.
Computer hackers may have pulled off the biggest data breach in history. Security experts say a Russian gang stole more than one billion usernames and passwords and 500,000 email addresses.
As many as 3 million people a year visit Mount Rushmore. It’s become a summer vacation destination for a lot of families in Minnesota and nationwide. And it has quite a history.
With the uncertainty of the stock market, it’s nice to have Social Security there for retirement. But Social Security’s very own board of trustees said that unless changes are made, it could be depleted by the year 2033.
It’s Friday, so we’re answering some of the Good Questions you’ve e-mailed us this summer. Chris from Hopkins wants to know: what makes cell phones vibrate? Employees from Sprint said there is a circuit board inside your phone with a ringer attached, and a vibration motor attached.
The list is out for popular restaurant dishes with the worst calorie counts. The Center for Science in the Public Interest reviewed menus at chains across the country.
Studies show that more Americans are waiting longer to get married, have kids and buy homes. The highest numbers of those putting off the big commitments are millennials — those in the 20- to 35-year-old range.
A new study out Tuesday showed that more than 35 percent of Americans owe money to collections agencies. In most cases, it’s from falling behind on credit cards, medical bills, or student loans.
There’s growing concern over what has become the worst Ebola outbreak in history. More than 1,200 people have become infected by the deadly virus in West Africa. That includes two American aid workers.
Josh from Apple Valley wants to know: How do they make the designs in the grass at Target Field? The outline of the state of Minnesota coincided with the 2014 All-Star Game, and it’s become popular with fans.
Joe Wood was a convicted killer, sentenced to death for murdering his estranged girlfriend and her father. But despite taking two lives, many don’t agree with how his life was taken. Witnesses say Wood gasped more than 600 times during the execution, and one witness said he looked like “a fish on shore gulping for air.”
The American Red Cross says they urgently need blood donors in order to prevent an emergency blood shortage. Donations drop significantly in the summer, and all blood types are needed. So how much blood does the Red Cross actually need? And is there anyone who can’t donate blood?
The Federal Aviation Administration suspended U.S. flights to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket fell near the Tel Aviv airport. Fighting between Israelis and Hamas militants has led to safety concerns for anyone traveling to Israel. Israel isn’t the only war-torn country right now.
President Obama has imposed new sanctions against Russia for failing to end the conflict in Ukraine. The goal is to weaken Russia’s economy and to get President Putin’s attention. “On top of the sanctions we’ve already imposed we are therefore designating certain sectors of the Russian economy as eligible for sanctions,” President Obama said during a press conference last Wednesday.
Avery from Zumbrota wants to know: How many baseballs do they go through during a game? Some of the baseballs end up in the hands of fans. Some are re-used the next day for batting practice. But during the course of a Twins game, about 10 dozen, or about 120 baseballs, are used.