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Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Two Yellowstone National Park tourists injured by bison
Ruling: Suspended sheriff can question former prosecutor, but not governor
Protesters urge Hoeven to reject Senate GOP health reform bill
Grand Forks' Alerus Center gets ready for new leadership
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
UND remains confident in Summit League despite IUPUI move
UND, Montana schedule future non-conference football matchups
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Port: NDSU President Bresciani finally figured out how to keep his mouth shut
Port: Let states take over health reform from federal politicians
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Judith J. Jackson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Honoring our Firefighters
November 27, 2009
President Barack Obama's plan to do a one-day drop-by at the U.N. climate-change summit in Copenhagen has the makings of a public-relations gaffe. He will arrive early in the conference and depart for Oslo to pick up his Nobel Prize, but, as of now, there are no plans for him to...
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2009
Economy is weak, voters are angry - time for third party?
"The mood of America is glum. Two-thirds of the public is dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country" and voters' anti-incumbent mood is approaching 1994 and 2006 levels, when control of Congress changed hands. So reported the Pew Research Center on Nov.
November 24, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
Stop nation-building, save our way of life
When it comes to Afghanistan, what separates President Barack Obama and Gen. Stanley McChrystal? Not much. Neither wants to destroy the Taliban -- just tamp it down to the point where an as-yet non-existent Afghan state can function. Which is why -- prediction time -- McChrystal...
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
Obama says he will not rush Afghanistan decision
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- President Barack Obama mourned 14 Americans killed Monday in helicopter crashes in Afghanistan and told a military audience he will not be hurried as he evaluates whether to alter U.S. strategy in the war. "I will never rush the solemn decision of sending...
October 26, 2009 - 6:41pm
October 24, 2009
Obama declares swine flu a national emergency
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, giving his health chief the power to let hospitals move emergency rooms offsite to speed treatment and protect noninfected patients. The declaration, signed Friday night and announced...
October 24, 2009 - 3:54pm
October 16, 2009
Team O takes on Fox
In theory, the national news media function in a free market of ideas: a self-regulating, relentless quest for what the old Superman comics called "Truth, Justice and the American way." (Actually, Clark Kent's newspaper-reporter disguise strikes contemporary audiences as a sentimental...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Fox pounds, White House pounds back
With all the fights he has going -- Iraq, Afghanistan, the two little nuts in Iran and North Korea -- you wonder why President Barack Obama would pick a fight with Fox News. But he has. The White House has all but accused the cable channel's commentators of being habitual liars when...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
INSIDE WASHINGTON: Obama moving slowly on judges
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Eight months into office, President Barack Obama is moving far more slowly than his predecessor to fill federal court vacancies, leaving liberals waiting for the judiciary to tilt to the left. At stake are precedent-setting rulings on issues that divide liberals...
October 2, 2009 - 9:05pm
September 21, 2009
Obama visits 'Late Show'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Add this one to the presidential collection: the heart-shaped potato. By the time Barack Obama came on stage to the taping of the "Late Show" on Monday, host David Letterman had offered up 10 reasons why in the world the president had agreed to do it. Among Letterman's...
September 21, 2009 - 9:39pm
September 16, 2009
Some blacks having doubts
Americans of all political persuasions agree that the nation has problems. Big problems. And here's where we all part company. The political left, who now control our government, thinks we need more government -- a lot more.
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Don't worry about Obama's speech
Recently on "The Dennis Miller Show," a radio caller argued that we need to tax the very rich even more. To paraphrase, Miller told him: Hey, I'm probably one of those guys. What more do you want from me? Caller: I don't want anything from you. Miller: Meet me at a cafe, bring your...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
President's opinion of Kanye West sparks debate
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama's candid thoughts about rapper Kanye West are provoking a debate over standards of journalism in the Twitter age. ABC News says it was wrong for its employees to tweet that Obama had called West a "jackass" for his treatment of country singer...
September 15, 2009 - 3:32pm
September 8, 2009
Obama advises caution in what kids put on Facebook
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- In a pep talk that kept clear of politics, President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged the nation's students to take pride and ownership in their education -- and stick with it even if they don't like every class or must overcome tough circumstances at home. "Every...
September 8, 2009 - 11:57am
July 16, 2009
Bill would make health care a right
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democratic leaders, pledging to meet the president's goal of health care legislation before their August break, are...
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 23, 2009
Obama plans TV conference
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will hold his third prime-time news conference on Wednesday, his 100th day in office. Obama will answer questions from reporters in the East Room beginning at 8 p.m. EDT, according to the White House. Officials insist that holding the news...
April 23, 2009 - 11:47pm