Thanksgiving is an American holiday, which means the ways of celebrating it are as diverse as the people living here. Read more →
Archives for November 2014
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 →
Thank The New York Times for provoking Minnesotan’s flyover-country insecurities with its latest “dishes across America” story, this one geared toward Thanksgiving. Read more →
In a statement to Peterson, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he had violated the league’s personal conduct policy. 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 →