On the same day news broke about the second Minnesotan who died fighting for ISIS in Syria having a security clearance at MSP, Sen. Al Franken wrote a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder dinging Obama for not doing enough to prevent Minnesotans from traveling to the Middle East and putting their ... More >>
J.J. Abrams's WikiLeaks-based film should be stronger
The Jordan Area Community Council is hosting a meeting Tuesday night to address the high density of level-three sex offenders living in north Minneapolis. As of April, 38 percent of Hennepin County's 126 level-three sex offenders live in two zip codes on the North Side, according to JACC.
Does the law give people a license to kill and legalize in-home murder?
Ben Affleck's return holds out hope for classic Hollywood
A new pro-Michele Bachmann attack ad paid for by the National Republican Trust PAC helped raise money... for Jim Graves.SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorability tanks-- Jim Graves' new ad hits Michele Bachmann for "her McCarthy-style witch-hunt"-- Jim Graves, D ... More >>
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Local immigration attorneys are up in arms over the United States embassy in Nairobi's refusal to issue certain visas to Somali applicants. At issue are I-130 applications by Somalis in America, which are petitions to bring over family members. United States Customs and Immigration Services has to ... More >>
National security laws have transformed America's most vulnerable immigrants into terrorists
Michele Bachmann is here to warn you about Cuba, Hezbollah, and everything else.Michele Bachmann is plunging deeper and deeper into the informational abyss these days, pulling out whatever kind of fact-like thing she stumbles on and throwing it at her wide-eyed audiences, which grow smaller and l ... More >>
Shane Bauer, left, Josh Fattal: Back home, and speaking out.Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal have returned to the United States, and begun describing their two-plus-year ordeal in Iran as accused, convicted, and imprisoned "spies." The two Americans had to go on hunger strikes just to receive letters ... More >>
franken.senate.govAl Franken with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Sen. Carl Levin in Kabul, January 2010.A U.S. Army officer appears to have mistaken U.S. lawmakers for the real enemy in Afghanistan. Sen. Al Franken was among a group of Senate and House members who were reportedly the targ ... More >>
Somalis are waging war on themselves with money sent from hereThree more Somalis have been charged with funneling money to the Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab. One of the men was arrested Monday in Minneapolis. Abdi Mahdi Hussein, who works for a remittance company, is accused of conspiring wi ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
Peter Erlinder is being held in a Rwandan prisonThe Rwandan News Service reports that William Mitchell law professor Peter Erlinder was hospitalized on Monday evening following hours of intense questioning by Rwandan detectives. RNS says there are suspicions he may be poisoned, but an American l ... More >>
Via William Mitchell College of LawNo question, the man is lightning rodWilliam Mitchell constitutional law professor Peter Erlinder is no stranger to controversial causes in the United States, but his latest gambit leaves him on the hook far from home: He's been arrested in Rwanda for denyin ... More >>
Todd Bachman, of Lakeville, Minn., died from stab wounds, according to a U.S. Olympic Committee release. Barbara Bachman and the tour guide were taken to an area hospital with what were described as "serious and life-threatening" injuries.
Mark Dayton is counting the days to his D.C. exodus
How did Minneapolis's police chief become belle of the ball in San Antonio?
High-quality sipping rum is coming soon to a glass near you
Local physician and author Steve Miles examines the forensic record of U.S. abuses in Iraqi prisons
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald isn't finished with the Bush White House yet
Online Exclusive: The new book by CP contributor Elaine Cassel details the U.S. government's war on terror and on its own citizens
A Coalition memo reveals that even true believers see the seeds of civil war in the occupation of Iraq
The justice department fights to deport a Somali refugee
The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism
In recent weeks, the press and some Democrats have finally taken up a critical White House deception about Iraq and uranium. What took them so long? And what about all the other lies?
'The Education of Max Bickford' Strokes Richard Dreyfuss--But Gets a Passing Grade
Thousands of Somalis fled when their country committed suicide a decade ago. Now the local INS office has found a way to send them back.
Death in the mines. Hunger marches. An FBI spy on every block. Minnesota's daughters of the revolution can tell you about it all. But first, have some coffee cake.
William F. Buckley rehabilitates the image of Senator McCarthy; Tony Hiss defends his family name
Ruminations on motherhood
Under a new law, the INS prepares to kick out thousands of immigrants who have done nothing wrong--except play by the rules.
Press Covers for the Agency's Honor
Bill Clinton's Indonesian connection brought him campaign cash in exchange for influence--and continued inaction on the country's notorious human rights abuses.
Homeschooling isn't just fundamentalists and eccentrics anymore.
Clinton's Love Affair with a Deadly Gas
It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.