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September 24, 2018
Ken Fliés of Eagan was one of the first Peace Corps volunteers in 1962, and the youngest at age 19. He has written a book about his experiences in Brazil, "Into the Backlands." (Courtesy Ken Fliés)
One of the first to sign up in early 1960s, Peace Corps volunteer from Minnesota dedicates new historical marker
September 24, 2018 - 8:24pm
September 22, 2018
Fred Amram, an 85-year-old former University of Minnesota professor who fled Germany with his parents as a child, will be re-naturalized as a German citizen Tuesday. Amram's family and other Jews were stripped of their ciitizenship in Nazi Germany in 1935. Amram is holding his cat Medele. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Nazis took his citizenship when he was a child. On Tuesday, it will be restored.
September 22, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 20, 2018
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Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens, federal data show
September 20, 2018 - 8:05pm
September 18, 2018
Pope Francis, speaks during the welcoming ceremony at The National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Susana Gonzalez
Pope's popularity is plummeting in the U.S. after sexual abuse scandals
September 18, 2018 - 3:47pm
September 13, 2018
Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon.com and founder of Blue Origin. at the unveiling of the Blue Origin New Shepard system during the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on April 5, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Matthew Staver.
Bezos pledges $2 billion to help homeless families and launch a network of preschools
September 13, 2018 - 5:36pm
September 10, 2018
TSA officer Dell Hart and his dog, Hhoward, at Reagan National Airport. They are in the area for a ceremony Tuesday at TSA headquarters in Arlington, Va. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Astrid Riecken
Explosives-sniffing dog, his handler have unusual connection to 9/11
September 10, 2018 - 9:52pm
Dayton orders flags at half-staff for 9/11 anniversary
September 10, 2018 - 7:02pm
President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un of North Korea take a walk after their lunch on Sentosa Island in Singapore, June 12, 2018. Frustrations have since mounted on both sides over the lack of progress in carrying out the summit deal, dimming North Korea’s hopes for sanctions relief and Washington’s desire for rapid denuclearization of the North. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
White House say talks have begun for a second meeting between Trump, Kim Jong Un
September 10, 2018 - 5:38pm
North Dakota is ranked fourth in WalletHub's 2018 Happiest States in America reportplay button
Happiest states: MN ranks third, ND fourth
September 10, 2018 - 4:34pm
September 9, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl has become the face of a ballooning crisis in the Catholic Church. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Washington deacon calls on cardinal to resign - says he'll refuse to participate in Mass with him
September 9, 2018 - 9:47am
September 5, 2018
A makeshift memorial to victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting, on the northern end of the Las Vegas strip, Oct. 3, 2017.  (Hilary Swift/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Victims of Las Vegas concert mass shooting must apply for assistance by Oct. 1
September 5, 2018 - 4:44pm
The tiny boat was found wedged between logs where the Cannon River pours into the Mississippi River. Submitted photo
Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn’t found its makers
September 5, 2018 - 11:00am
September 2, 2018
McCain is buried in private ceremony at US Naval Academy
September 2, 2018 - 4:47pm
Sen. John McCain's casket is carried during his service at the National Cathedral on Saturday in Washington, D.C. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
McCain's funeral was a melancholy last hurrah for what's been lost in Trump era
September 2, 2018 - 2:35pm
September 1, 2018
A rendering of the Tower of Voices, a 9/11 memorial. The cost of the tower, $6 million, came from private donations. Paul Murdoch Architects
40 chimes will ring at Flight 93 National Memorial to honor victims
September 1, 2018 - 8:40am
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