Trade wars, pandemic deal a blow to Minnesota's economy

Second-quarter drop in exports partly blamed on tit-for-tat tariffs on critical trade partners.

Rage is out of control in America

September 20
California deputies were shot while sitting in their marked SUV.

Trump needs to recognize growing doubts about COVID vaccine

September 19
The administration should stop the infighting and work to repair public assurance.
Editorial
September 29

Another grim milestone: Global COVID deaths hit 1 million

Many experts think it's an undercount, but worldwide spread is a certainty.
Editorial
September 28

Weary or not, don't give up on helping others

State's nonprofits are in high demand, but the philanthropic spirit may be fading.
Editorial
September 27

Best disinformation defense? You.

Judgment needed as Russia, China, Iran and domestic actors attack the 2020 election.
Editorial
September 26

Don't ignore Trump's election threat

Americans shouldn't let the president undermine the electoral process.
Editorial
September 25

Minnesotans need to help state track COVID's course

It's irresponsible to resist testing because a positive result would disrupt your life.
Editorial
September 24

Unlike 2016, race is on to fill Ginsburg's seat

Senate should hold hearings and vote, as it should have with Obama's pick.
Editorial
September 23
Alondra Cano, a City Council member, speaks during “The Path Forward” meeting at Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis on June 7.

Hypocrisy is in the air at Minneapolis City Hall

Some of the same officials who wanted to end MPD are calling for help.
Editorial
September 23
President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House, Sept. 19.

Trump's U.N. (campaign) address

The president focused on political messaging, not global diplomacy.
Editorial
September 21

Droning on …

Hey, that's just a play on words. The future of package delivery is nigh.
Editorial
September 21

A grim milestone for COVID-19: 200,000

Take time to reflect on the enormity of our loss — and the lack of a strategy to protect the U.S.
Editorial
September 18
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, photographed in her U.S. Supreme Court chambers in 2013, died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreas cancer. Sh

The remarkable RBG

Justice's death is likely to lead to a pitched pre-election battle over her successor.
Editorial
September 18

As election nears, Trump tries to divide Minnesotans

The pandemic, his challenger Biden realizes, is not a red state/blue state problem.
Editorial
September 18

Big Ten fumbles on resuming college football season

Minnesota high school officials shouldn't make same mistake in unfolding pandemic.
Editorial
September 17

Abraham Accords mark a Mideast milestone

Credit the White House for deft diplomacy, but more needs to be done.
Editorial
September 16

A much-needed boost for downtown Minneapolis

As summer of unrest winds down, Deluxe Corp. shows confidence in the city's future.
Editorial
September 15
President Donald Trump listened on Monday in McClellan Park, Calif., as that state’s governor, Gavin Newsom, spoke during a briefing on the Western

In smoky skies, clarity on climate crisis

Trump visited fire-ravaged West to once again deny established science.
Editorial
September 14

'Incomplete' justice for Jamal Khashoggi killing

Opaque trial doesn't name defendants; impunity for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Editorial
September 13

There's nothing 'un-American' about equity, inclusion

Trump wants to end anti-racism training for federal employees when it's most needed.
Editorial
September 12

Don't let Trump undermine the election process

He wants to create fear about legitimacy so that he can question the results — again.
Editorial
September 11
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz donned a face mask after a July news conference.

Stalemates over COVID relief, bonding continue in D.C., St. Paul

Congress, Legislature fail to reach agreement on measures to stimulate economy.
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