WA Man Sentenced For 'Sadistic Coercion' Of Stillwater TeenA Washington state man has been sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for using social media to control a 13-year-old Stillwater girl, the Washington County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday.
The Minnesota Connection To Gravitational Waves DiscoveryA Minnesota supercomputing company has a role in the research that's being heralded as one of the biggest discoveries in the history of physics -- the sound of gravitational waves.
Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Gravitational WavesIn an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.
Google To Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars In WashingtonGoogle says it will begin testing its self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington.
Orphaned Cougar Cubs Brought To Minnesota SanctuaryTwo cougar cubs orphaned in Washington are now living in Minnesota at the Wildcat Sanctuary.
Franken Working To Change How The Justice System Deals With The Mentally IllSen. Al Franken is hoping this is the year he can get legislation passed to help people suffering from mental illness.
Flights Canceled At MSP As Blizzard Bears Down On East CoastThe National Weather Service says the blizzard bearing down on the East Coast could be one of the worst snowstorms the region has ever seen, and it’s causing flight delays and cancellations at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
New York Times Throws Shade At Minnesota's Beloved Honeycrisp AppleThe New York Times is once again taking aim at Minnesota cuisine, this time attacking the beloved Honeycrisp apple.
Good Question: How Does E. Coli Get Into Our Food?The confirmed number of people sick with E. coli has now jumped to 37 in Oregon and Washington State. So, how does E. coli get into our food? Good Question.
Franken Calls His Washington Memoir A 'Psychological Thriller'U.S. Sen. Al Franken is not done with his career as an author. The second-term Minnesota Democrat, former "Saturday Night Live" writer-performer, and best-selling author is working on a memoir about his years in Washington.
Advised To Rest, Dalai Lama Cancels October US VisitThe University of Colorado says it has been informed that the Dalai Lama has canceled U.S. appearances next month following a checkup at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic. The school says it was told of the cancelations Friday by the Office of Tibet in Washington, D.C. He had been scheduled to appear there Oct. 20.
Good Question: How Are Fantasy Sports Gambling Sites Legal?ou've probably seen fantasy football sites like FanDuel or DraftKings advertising huge cash prizes. You pay to enter, and if you win, you get paid. If you lose, you lose your money. Sounds like gambling, right? It's not. So, why are these sites legal? Good Question.