Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison thinks it's about time Congress takes a hard look at policies surrounding U.S. drone strikes, Barack Obama's choice weapon against terrorists outside of Iraq and Afghanistan since he took office.
Keith Ellison: GOP fiscal cliff offer makes path to deal ... 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 >>
Antiwar activists gathered last Friday to protest a new $3.9 million drone facility under construction at Camp Ripley in Little Falls.SEE ALSO:-- Grand Forks police to begin regularly using drones this spring-- Attorney may challenge use of Predator drone during NoDak arrestThough drones are increas ... More >>
Three months after marrying his high school sweetheart, 21-year-old Taylor Baune is dead.Baune, a Marine corporal, was killed in combat yesterday in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He was a 2009 graduate of Andover High School.In March, shortly before shipping off to Afghanistan, Baune married his hi ... More >>
Since opening its doors last summer, The Bachelor Farmer has become one of the Twin Cities' it dining spots. Owned by Eric and Andrew Dayton (sons of a certain hockey-loving governor), it's been lauded locally and nationally, and last month it received a James Beard semifinalist nod for Best New Res ... More >>
David Gregory and Michele Bachmann on Meet the Press this weekend. Michele Bachmann longs for the good ol' days.
You know, back when George W. Bush ran this country, and terms like "health care reform" and "stimulus package" were distant from our everyday vocabularies. Back when a man could ... More >>
Osama bin Laden is dead. His body was buried at sea. The White House and the Pentagon have photos of the U.S. raid on his compound in Pakistan, but they haven't released the pictures to the public.
There's obviously a huge demand to see a photo or video of bin Laden with a bullet through his sk ... More >>
A story too good to be true?The story of the killing of Osama bin Laden at the hands of Navy SEALS would have been compelling stuff in its own right. But it turns out the story ain't quite what it used to be.
Here are the big headlines you probably thought were true about bin Laden's killing -- ... More >>
All the news that mattered Monday morning.Front page editors around Minnesota were doubtless biting their fingernails last night as the White House kept pushing back its official announcement that Osama bin Laden had been shot and killed in a firefight outside Islamabad, Pakistan.
But confir ... More >>
Ellison joins in the debate over union busting in Wisconsin.Rep. Keith Ellison, co-chairman of the congressional progressive caucus, ripped into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker this morning, lambasting him as a dictator for his attempt to strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights ... More >>
Image by Jenny Cestnik on FlickrBomb Target: the Christmas Tree at Pioneer Square in PortlandThere's plenty of hot air online right now about this weekend's arrest of Mohamed Osman Mohamud, the 19-year-old kid who got caught trying to detonate what he thought was a bomb at a Christmas tree lighti ... More >>