The 17-year-old from Illinois who's accused of killing two protesters in Kenosha is fighting his return to Wisconsin to face homicide charges. Kyle Rittenhouse surrendered to police in Illinois but is fighting attempts to extradite him to Wisconsin.
The president and CEO of the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio plans to step down. Jon McTaggart's departure comes as the privately-operated network faces numerous recent controversies involving staff members.
A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday demanding Facebook prevent militias and hate groups from using the site. A militia group used the platform to call on armed people to come to Wisconsin last month.
Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump made an unannounced stop at a Minneapolis hair salon left in rubble by the violence that followed George Floyd’s death. They were in the Twin Cities for a "Cops for Trump" event.
A Chinese pharmaceutical company says its coronavirus vaccine candidate will be ready for the world by early next year. The vaccine has passed stage 1 and stage 2 clinical trials, but has not finished stage 3 trials, which are the global standard.
With more and more people working from home, more people are looking for bigger spaces or new environments to move to. This has caused the need for housing to surpass the supply of homes available in most areas.The pandemic has seen an increase in housing demand, particularly over the last three months.
A special prosecutor says a white Nebraska bar owner who killed himself after being charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a Black man during May protests had been waiting to “ambush” people who were breaking into businesses.
Minnesota officials have stopped a COVID-19 testing study after multiple reports that public health workers were greeted by racial and ethnic slurs as they went door-to-door. In one case, a survey team was boxed in and threatened by a man with a gun.
Federal officials have denied extending protections under the Endangered Species Act to a subspecies of moose in four upper Midwestern states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ruled the population is stable.
U.S. wildlife officials are proposing to exempt some areas from habitat protections. The plan would place greater weight on the economic benefits of development when deciding if land or water should be protected.