Last Thursday in Mankato, Minneapolis resident Levi Minissale allegedly stabbed 20-year-old Yesenia Gonzalez to death and left her husband injured. After he was arrested, Minissale told police Gonzalez got what she deserved "in a way."THE BACKSTORY: Levi Minissale of Mpls allegedly murdered his ex-g ... More >>
Think drones only fly above Pakistan, Afghanistan, or other quasi-theaters of war?SEE ALSO:-- Camp Ripley drones: New $3.9 million facility sparks protest -- Grand Forks police to begin regularly using drones this spring Think again. Yesterday, an unmanned helicopter was photographed flying above th ... More >>
Army National Guard Capt. Pete Hegseth's announcement that he is running against incumbent Amy Klobuchar for one of Minnesota U.S. Senate seats represents an "upgrade" over other GOPers already in the race, The Hill writes. The Hill cites Hegseth's national fundraising network from his time runni ... More >>
Wait--we thought the Grinch was green...For those people out there who don't make a habit of watching paid political ads on YouTube, you may be surprised to learn that America is currently at war. No, we're not talking about the drawn-out wars in far-off lands like Iraq or Afghanistan ... More >>
Keith Ellison will speak at the Islamic law center's opening.It's been almost 10 years since the 9/11 attacks. We're still stuck in Iraq and Afghanistan. Egypt is in the midst of a bloody revolution whose outcome is uncertain at best. And everyone seems to have an opinion about Muslims--informed ... More >>
Jarso Johannes Adem: Part of the problem.Jarso Yohannes Adem has admitted he threw battery acid on his former girlfriend in St. Louis Park because he couldn't handle her rejection It's the kind of growing violence we usually read about coming out of places like Afghanistan, South Asia or Afr ... More >>
Experts see more soldiers facing criminal time
The up and coming. The politically braindead. Meet the new Republikids.
The man admitted he was a fraud after news accounts of his stories and homecoming prompted closer scrutiny from alert readers -- and the Army.
The magazine's co-founders write, "Unless a holiday miracle occurs, NEED will be closing its office and operations by the end of next month."
Used to be that George W. Bush was the target of anti-war protesters. Times have changed.
Rappers. Vacationing in Minnesota. We'll let that sink in a sec.
Rachel Maddow helps us connect the dots.
Rep. Keith Ellison released a statement this afternoon condemning the attack on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum yesterday that left one security officer dead.
The Chicago music critics opine on writing, journalism, iPods, and the future of the industry.
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp and Jihad looms
Rep. Michele Bachmann, our favorite lawmaker by far, is actually talking some sense lately when it comes to the stimulus plan. Well, sort of.
Legislators say it makes more sense to rehabilitate
A 24-year-old veteran seeks redemption for atrocities committed during the Iraq war
There's an odd upside to Robert Redford's terribly earnest, quite terrible war drama
Even Larry Flynt looked cuddly at Durham's doc fest
Meet the top enlisted soldier—and top lunchroom monitor—who's battling to dislodge Gil Gutknecht
Bob Briggs got a head full of shrapnel in Iraq. Then he came home to more wars: to regain the use of his half-paralyzed body, and to get the U.S. government to pay for his medical care.
A report issued today by the House Foreign Affairs Committee finds that excessive force by U.S. troops has provoked antagonism and fueled insurgency in Iraq. The report also says that Iraq has replaced Afghanistan as a hotbed for terrorists. According to a recent Newsweek article, bin Laden sent tw ... More >>
How personal tragedy made a politician of Patty Wetterling
Time to go after Bush/Cheney ground zero: National security
To redefine success, a south Minneapolis hot spot needs some polishing
Clausewitz, Iraq, and fourth-generation warfare
The Walker's 'Women with Vision' breaks the law of inertia
Desaparecidos watch malaise overrun America's heartland
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
They'd seem quaint if they weren't so eloquent: Meet the University of St. Thomas's loudest rabble-rousers