POTUS Proposes Cut In Great Lakes Protection Program -- AgainFor the third consecutive year, President Barack Obama is proposing to cut a program that focuses on the Great Lakes' biggest environmental threats.
Obama Weighs In On Democratic Primary, Contrasts Clinton And SandersPresident Barack Obama is casting the Democratic primary to replace him as a contest between Hillary Clinton's pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders' idealism and liberalism.
Local Somali Business Owner Attends SOTU Address With Sen. Al FrankenWhen President Barack Obama issued his final State Of The Union address Tuesday evening, Sen. Al Franken was there -- along with a successful local Somali business owner as a guest.
ND Man Accused Of Obama Dog Kidnap PlotAuthorities say a North Dakota man plotted to kidnap one of President Barack Obama's dogs. Secret Service agents arrested Scott Stockert in a Washington, D.C. hotel room Wednesday after getting a tip from the Minnesota field office.
Good Question: How Do Executive Actions Work?President Obama took a number of executive actions Tuesday regarding gun control, saying the gun lobby is holding Congress hostage. "There are actions within my legal authority that we can take to help reduce gun violence and save more lives," President Obama said.
Minnesota Mother Invited To Obama's Gun Control SpeechA Minnesota mother was there while President Barack Obama laid out his plan for executive action on gun control Tuesday. Diane Sellgren listened to the president speak in person, along with Gabby Giffords and other gun-violence survivors.
Wis. Mayor Issues Apology For Obama CommentThe mayor of a northern Wisconsin city is apologizing for his Facebook comments calling President Barack Obama a Muslim. A letter from Superior Mayor Bruce Hagen appears in the Superior Telegram on Friday. In his letter, Hagen says his calling Obama a Muslim was "a poor choice of words in a moment of anger."
Obama Extends Endangered Species Act Protections For LionsThe Obama administration is expected to extend Endangered Species Act protections for two breeds of lions, in response to a large decline in their numbers in Africa over the past two decades.
4 Things To Know: Mary Tyler Moore Statue Returns, Pearl Harbor Day & MoreFrom President Obama's national address to the Mary Tyler Moore statue making a comeback in downtown Minneapolis, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Dec. 7.
4 Things To Know: Holiday Anxiety, Paris' Climate Conference & MoreFrom a new poll on holiday anxiety to President Obama attending a major climate conference in Paris, France, here are the four stories to know for Monday, Nov. 30.
4 Things To Know: 2015's Record Heat, Jamar Clark's Funeral & MoreFrom record heat in 2015 to the funeral of Jamar Clark, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Nov. 25.
4 Things To Know: Fast Food Workers Strike, Bad Weather Vs. Stock Market & MoreFrom a national fast food workers' strike that includes Minneapolis to POTUS joining Facebook, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, Nov. 10.