A fast-acting manager who evacuated a Washington motel minutes before a massive explosion is being credited with saving dozens of lives, including some who were staying in rooms that were reduced to rubble.
Shoppers are visiting the company’s stores more often and spending more on each trip, the Minneapolis-based discount-store chain said Wednesday.
U.S. and Japanese cities linked by World War II marked the 70th anniversary of the conflict’s end by vowing to remember the past and promote peace.
Police and animal control officers are warning pet owners in the Bloomington area about a rash of coyote attacks on small dogs.
Minnesota’s wolf population remains above the state’s minimum target of at least 1,600 and above the federal goal of 1,251 to 1,400.
Police arrested nearly two dozen people in Ferguson during a protest that stretched into early Tuesday marking the anniversary of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
A shoot-out in a small North Carolina town — sparked by a gunman’s alleged killing of a neighbor — left the gunman dead and two police officers wounded, authorities said Sunday.
St. Paul residents gathered at St. Thomas and questioned the city’s security after a robbery-gone-wrong ended in the fatal shooting of the alleged robber, 16-year-old Lavauntai Broadbent.
Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources announced Sunday it will close Mille Lacs Lake for walleye fishing Monday night, a first for the state’s marquee walleye lake.
Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority accused Jan Casimir Seski of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, of shooting the lion with a bow and arrow in April near Hwange National Park, without approval, on land where it was not allowed.
Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.
Bits and pieces have emerged over the past few days about Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez’s troubled life. But two significant pieces of the puzzle are missing: Why did he ambush two military sites, killing four Marines and a sailor? And was he propelled to do so by his own demons or at the direction of someone else?
Authorities suspected the Islamic State group was behind an apparent suicide bombing Monday in southeastern Turkey that killed 31 people and wounded nearly 100.
Greece’s finance ministry says the draft bill needed to start talks on Greece’s third bailout has been submitted to Parliament.