Regulators on Friday shuttered small banks in Georgia and Minnesota, bringing to 11 the number of U.S. bank failures this year. By this time last year, regulators had closed more than twice as many banks — 23.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declined Friday to outright reject a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington state, saying if it is approved by voters it will at least be enacted “the right way.”
Saturday is the final day of the U.S. Women’s Boxing Trials in Spokane, Wash. The road to the 2012 London Olympics begins there for Olympic hopefuls.
Resurgent Rick Santorum said his sweep of three GOP contests earned his shoestring campaign $250,000 overnight, cash he needs to take his upstart bid for the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney’s turf.
The odds of your paycheck getting smaller next year just a got a lot greater.
Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.
A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a double shooting in north Minneapolis.
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is rescheduling several Iowa presidential campaign events on Friday in order to return to Washington for a vote on a balanced budget amendment in the House of Representatives.
One year to go until Election Day and the Republican presidential field is deeply unsettled, leaving President Barack Obama only to guess who his opponent will be. But the race’s contours are starting to come into view.
One year to the day before the 2012 election, President Obama is already being judged on his handling of the economy.
WCCO-TV got a rare opportunity Tuesday to meet with President Barack Obama and take a behind the scenes tour of the White House.
President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year’s end.
Mitt Romney’s early success in the Republican presidential race is challenging the tea party’s clout.
Government leaders, teachers, parents and students are at a second national summit on Wednesday taking another look at growing bullying problem.
Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann is criticizing President Barack Obama’s plan to create jobs. She says Obama’s approach amounts to more “failed gimmicks.”
Seimone Augustus scored 18 points and Maya Moore added 14 as the Minnesota Lynx rebounded from their worst loss of the season by routing the Washington Mystics 81-62 on Thursday night.
Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says 2012 rival Michele Bachmann has a “nonexistent” record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress.
A plan of attack has been made to combat the large amount of mosquitoes swooping into Anoka, Washington, Hennepin and Carver counties after the season’s heavy rains.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is in Washington seeking more aid to help North Minneapolis tornado victims.
Chelan County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a 21-year-old Minnesota man overdue on a snowshoe hike near Stevens Pass in Washington’s North Cascades.
Flooding in the Devils Lake basin in northeast North Dakota is affecting Amtrak service between St. Paul, Minn., and Spokane, Wash.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be introducing a bill aimed at making the Internet even safer. It’ll be geared towards something called “Cloud Computing.”
The Justice Department says CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $17.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged Medicaid programs in 10 states.
The Washington Wizards are without starters Nick Young and Josh Howard for Saturday night’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Some of the nation’s top conservatives are in Washington right now, and many of them are eying the White House in 2012.