A new bill introduced in the Minnesota legislature Monday would drastically change divorce proceedings in the state and allow couples to end marriages outside the court.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that while the U.S. and Israel agree that Iran should not get nuclear weapons, they disagree about how to stop the Islamic republic. Read more →
A new forecast released Friday shows Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature will have even more money to work with as they set the state budget for the next two years. Read more →
Apple is huge. What do you think of the company and the role it plays in the global economy? Read more →
“Minnesota Pollution Control Agency officials warned Tuesday that a bipartisan push at the Capitol to ease state water pollution standards could lead the federal government to assert control of water rules,” writes MPR News political reporter Tom Scheck. In a bid to help U.S. Steel’s MinnTac plant in Mountain Iron, some lawmakers say they believe Read more →
The United States is considering slowing its military exit from Afghanistan by keeping a larger-than-planned troop presence this year and next because the new Afghan government is proving to be a more reliable partner, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Saturday. Read more →
Big-box stores are effective delivery devices for fattening foods, economists argue in a new study.
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When does ‘free range’ parenting become neglect?
Parents have made news recently after being detained for purposefully leaving children on their own, prompting renewed debate about so-called “free-range parenting.” Read more →
“A federal judge in South Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims to permanently stop the orders,” reports the Associated Press. Read more →
“Jon Stewart is leaving a big hole at Comedy Central. It won’t be that hard to fill,” writes Peter Weber at The Week. Read more →