Bloomington Police Department spokesman Capt. Mark Stehlik said 25 people were arrested. He said more than 100 police officers from a variety of departments were present at the event. Read more →
“We are deeply saddened at this brazen effort to suppress the distribution of a movie, and in the process do damage to our company, our employees, and the American public,” Sony said in a statement. “We stand by our filmmakers and their right to free expression and are extremely disappointed by this outcome.” Read more →
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday announced plans to “actively explore” a presidential campaign. Read more →
The federal dietary guidelines have never explicitly considered the effects of food choices on the environment, but the idea of doing so is not new. Read more →
Department of Health: Cases of the flu are now widespread across Minnesota. Read more →
One month after the Minneapolis Police Department began testing body cameras, initial results suggest that they will be effective tools to gauge how police react when stopping someone on the street or responding to calls for help. Read more →
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 →