New York City
A group of architects has decided that the new World Trade Center tower is the tallest building in the U.S., surpassing Chicago’s Willis Tower. With the 408-foot needle, the building stands at a symbolically important 1,776 feet and 325 feet taller than the 1,451-foot Willis Tower.
The Daily Beast put together an amazing collection of iconic photos from NYC on 9/11. Take a look and share your memories of that day on our Facebook page.
No Wisconsin city could prohibit the sale of large, sugary drinks as was done in New York City under a provision that has been added to the state budget.
Police say the Boston Marathon bombers planned more attacks in the heart of New York City.
A Minneapolis high school student lost his dad in one of the worst workplace shootings in Minnesota history. Now, he will meet with other relatives and survivors of mass shootings and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to talk about taking action against gun violence.
Will having a celebrity neighbor help or hurt your home’s value?
Sandy has combined with a strong cold front resulting in the first winter storm of the season in western North Carolina.
Do you really want to know that a McDonald’s quarter pounder with cheese has 520 calories? McDonald’s is putting calorie information right on its menus. Every one of its 14,000 restaurants will have calories next to the Big Macs and the french fries by Monday night.
A sixth grader at Minnetonka Middle School East shared his story of Sept. 11, 2001 with his classmates on Tuesday. He was too young to have memories of the actual day, when he was in New York City with his family.
Multiple people have been injured and at least two people killed in a shooting near the Empire State Building. At least nine people were shot when gunfire broke out at 34th Street and Fifth Avenue at 9:07 a.m. Friday.
If you’re thinking of renting in the Twin Cities, think again. Forbes Magazine says that the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is second only to New York City among the nation’s worst cities to rent an apartment.
Two Minnesota men with an odd hobby have now made history. Brett Carow and Sam Hennemann broke the Guinness World Record for “longest marathon playing a board game” on Saturday.
If you think now is too soon to start think about the holiday shopping season, tell that to retailers. There are less than 300 days left to think about what to buy.
A 13-year-old Whitefish Bay girl has won first place in the world’s largest student ballet competition.
A Minnesota group is planning to stage a protest in solidarity with the demonstrations that resulted in hundreds of arrests in New York.