A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Read more →
Thanksgiving turkeys are one of America’s oldest holiday traditions. But with their giant size, stooped frame, and limited mobility, today’s birds bear little resemblance to their early counterparts. Read more →
Obama’s executive action:
— Delays the deportation of the undocumented parents of children who are in the country legally.
— It also protects any children who were brought to this country illegally before January 1, 2010.
— It directs immigration officials to concentrate on deporting criminals and those who pose a threat to national security. Read more →
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute says that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism. Read more →
At 11:00a.m. on Tuesday The Daily Circuit will discuss your perception of Minnesota’s identity, the reality and how it’s changing.
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Median earnings for men who work full time, year-round jobs have been stagnant since the early 1970s, after adjusting for inflation. Wages for women rose through the end of the 20th century, but have flat lined since 2001, as has the gap in earnings between men and women. Read more →
Voters hold Congress in low regard, yet they re-elect almost everyone. Read more →
Some parts of Minnesota are seeing what will likely be the biggest November snowfall in 11 years. Read more →
In yet another sign that America’s role as a global power is waning, the country came in 10th in a global ranking of prosperity among countries.
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A record number of Minnesotans voted before Election Day, but many more are expected to show up to the polls today. Read more →