Sarah Jessica Parker In Mpls. To Speak At Community SchoolSarah Jessica Parker is in Minnesota Monday to make a special visit at a local school. The award-winning actress will be speaking at Bethune Community School in Minneapolis.
Coon Rapids Mother Gets White House Mother's Day SurpriseAs a loving mother, Stephanie Tarr is teaching her boys the value of volunteering. To stay on task they gave the boy’s grandma a calendar, listing their good deeds for the year.
4 Things To Know: Wild's Loss, Fishing Opener & MoreFrom the end of the road for the Minnesota Wild to the fishing opener this weekend, here are the four things to know for Friday, May 8.
Obama Taps Minnesota Justice Wright For Federal JudgeshipMinnesota's newest nominee for a federal judgeship would be moving over from the state's Supreme Court. President Barack Obama on Wednesday selected Justice Wilhelmina Wright for a U.S. District Court opening in Minnesota. That appointment is subject to U.S. Senate confirmation.
Obama: Gov. Walker's Approach On Iran Deal Would Embolden EnemiesPresident Barack Obama said Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker would be taking a foolish approach if he follows through with vows to revoke a nuclear deal with Iran if elected president.
Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His PresidencyThe United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate PlanHouse Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon pollution.
Bipartisan Group In Congress Urges No Great Lakes Fund CutsMembers of Congress from both parties are lobbying colleagues not to cut funding from a key Great Lakes environmental program. Fifty-one representatives sent a letter Monday in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Gov. Walker Accuses Obama Of Ignoring Alarm Bells On IsraelWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is sounding more notes of caution about U.S.-Israeli relations than even the country's prime minister. Walker published an opinion piece Monday in the National Review Online that calls the bond with Israel at "perhaps the most serious crisis in our history."
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
President Obama Hosts First-Ever Cybersecurity SummitCyber crimes cost businesses $13 million a year and also hurt consumers by stealing their personal information. That's why President Barack Obama -- along with top executives, law enforcement and privacy experts -- is trying to increase privacy guards to protect companies against hackers.
Walz Will Visit White House For Signing Of Veterans BillMinnesota congressman Tim Walz will be at the White House on Thursday when President Barack Obama signs a bill aimed at reducing the suicide epidemic among military veterans. The bill is named for Clay Hunt, a 26-year-old Iraq and Afghanistan veteran from Texas who killed himself in 2011.
Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean EnergyPresident Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.
Obama In State Of The Union: Tax Wealthy, Help Middle Class
Minn. Woman Sits With First Lady At State Of The UnionA Twin Cities woman was President Obama's guest at the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Rebekah Erler wrote the president last year about how tough the economy has been on her family.