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Senators deluged with calls on Betsy DeVos‘ nomination

Senators deluged with calls on Betsy DeVos‘ nomination

CLOSESkip in x Embed x Share Protesters were outside Sen. Lamar Alexander's office in opposotion to Betsy DeVos. Alexander has backed DeVos despite calls from thousands. In a FB post, he also called out Democrats for trying to block DeVos' appointment as ed secretary. Larry McCormack / The Tennessean Betsy […]

U.K. lawmaker says Trump should be denied “honor” of state visit

U.K. lawmaker says Trump should be denied “honor” of state visit

LONDON — The Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons said Monday that President Trump should not be allowed to address both houses of the Parliament during his expected state visit this year. The dates of the official visit are not set, but an invitation has been extended to Mr. Trump. […]

Schwarzenegger says of Trump that he wanted to “smash his face into a table”

Schwarzenegger says of Trump that he wanted to “smash his face into a table”

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the host of “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” said in a new interview that he wanted to smash President Trump’s face into a table. Schwarzenegger, a former California governor, is profiled in the upcoming issue of Men’s Journal and he talks about how he got his current gig. “I’d […]

Anti-Trump protests dominate start of his presidency

Anti-Trump protests dominate start of his presidency

WASHINGTON — Scrappy as ever, Donald Trump dismisses polls showing low approval ratings as “fake news.” But whatever his opinion, active opposition to his go-it-alone presidency appears to be widening. From corporate boardrooms to the halls of Congress, Trump is facing. It’s an evolving, largely grass-roots effort that aims to follow […]

Why did White House cite “underreported” attacks that were widely covered?

Why did White House cite “underreported” attacks that were widely covered?

The Justice Department will ask a federal court in a few hours to revive President Trump’s affecting immigration. The president defended his executive order Monday, saying the threat from terrorism is growing. And he claimed the press is not reporting on some terror attacks. The White House offered nearly from […]

Fans honor Ray Christensen: Your ‘soothing words ignited our passionate Gophers family‘

Fans honor Ray Christensen: Your ‘soothing words ignited our passionate Gophers family‘

Many of Ron Beckman’s most fond memories include the voice of Ray Christensen. Beckman tweeted Monday “Fond 70’s childhood memories: Mirroring Ray Christensen’s WCCO radio Gopher hoops play-by-play with Nerf hoop and ball. #RIPRayChristensen.” Beckman was one of many fans, politicians and fellow broadcasters that celebrated the life of Christensen […]

The Patriots‘ most miraculous Super Bowl 51 accomplishment

The Patriots‘ most miraculous Super Bowl 51 accomplishment

The New England Patriots did the impossible Sunday. No, it wasn‘t coming back from a 28-3 deficit. No, it wasn‘t winning the first overtime game in Super Bowl history. No, it wasn‘t winning their fifth Super Bowl. As impressive as all of those things were, it doesn‘t compare with this: […]

Watch: Lake Michigan meteor lights up the sky

Watch: Lake Michigan meteor lights up the sky

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A meteor over Lake Michigan lit up the sky early Monday morning across several states in the Midwest. Dashcam video from police cruisers in Wisconsin and Illinois captured the fireball streaking through the dark sky about 1:30 a.m. In addition to Illinois and Wisconsin, the American […]

Unfinished business at state for Newsome, Holy Names

Unfinished business at state for Newsome, Holy Names

They have different styles in different classifications — Newsome in Class 5A and Academy of the Holy Names in Class 2A — but they also have poignant things in common. Both remain steaming mad about losing in last year‘s respective state soccer semifinals, and … Both are back. Both also […]

Nashville company buys Crescent Westshore in Tampa for $80 million

Nashville company buys Crescent Westshore in Tampa for $80 million

TAMPA — With Tampa Bay‘s apartment market still going strong even as lenders start to tighten up, a Nashville-based company has bought one of the area‘s newest apartment complexes for $80 million. Crescent Communities sold its 374-unit Crescent Westshore to Nicol Investment Co., which plans to rename and rebrand the […]