Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho was sued Monday by federal election regulators who contend he misused some $217,000 in campaign funds for his legal defense after his arrest in a 2007 airport bathroom sex sting.
The Supreme Court will not block Minnesota’s lawsuit against a California design firm over the deadly 2007 interstate bridge collapse in Minneapolis that killed 13 people.
A first-time national geography bee contender from Texas has won the annual competition in Washington. Fourteen-year-old Rahul Nagvekar, of Sugar Land, Texas, will receive a $25,000 scholarship for his win Thursday.
The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.
A former teacher with Arizona ties accused of possessing and producing child pornography in Washington, D.C., has been added to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list, authorities announced Tuesday.
That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.
Freshman guard Andre Hollins scored 20 points, including five in overtime, and short-handed Minnesota beat Washington 68-67 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT title game.
Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.
Representatives from Ramsey, Dakota and Washington counties got together Tuesday to talk about what they can do about the growing concern in the metro about prescription drug abuse.
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.