A warbird returns home after a Memorial Day flight.
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The Mississippi and St. Croix by air.
After listening to James Fallows this weekend on NPR and reading his column on The Atlantic’s Web site, one wonders how America achieved its greatness while the U.S. Senate existed.
An iconic image from Iraq.
The weekly News Quiz, now with more fun and easier answers. Or maybe not.
Memorial Day is the only holiday with a specific directive for how the flag is to be displayed.
What would happen if a state required reporters to be certified?
The NTSB is investigating the third near-miss incident involving a passenger airliner this year.
Share your remembrances of people who served.
On a make-it-or-break-it day for the future of the earth’s environment, it was a bear in Ely that got our attention this week.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled the a state law preventing family members from suing other family members does not prevent a Walnut Grove woman from suing her brother for sexually assaulting her as a child.
The problem of crime in the city is likely more complex than white people buying marijuana.
How do we decide what’s worth protesting? Why polls are useless. A brisk business in flag-burning. The smoking two-year-old. And peeking in Northfield’s window.
What’s in the news today? The same thing that’s been in the news for more than a month — only worse.
BP reports (via Twitter) that it has started the attempt to cap the oil well on the sea floor in the Gulf of Mexico.