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Four Quartets is a great book of poems to read when you're traveling, or moving from one place to the next (when aren't we?): A summary from an episode of The

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In this interview, author of Steal Like An Artist, Austin Kleon, discusses the books that have influenced and inspired his life and career.

Minnesota's governor has called for a special one-day legislative session for Friday -- but the Republican House minority leader says his party is not in agreement over the session's end time.

Judge Kathryn Quaintance ruled Wednesday that she would allow the media and public to make copies of most exhibits. The exceptions are five body camera videos that show Damond's final moments ...

The walk-out was organized by the school's Black Student Union, with their principal's support, according to St. Paul Public Schools District member Kevin Burns ...

If he can, Satan will suck even these seven words dry, rendering them poetic and meaningless: “God works all things together for good.”

After 25 states have reported having cases of measles, the United States government is said to be considering implementing a rare but legal travel ban which would warn people believed to be infected with measles and planning to travel they could be stopped from getting on planes, according to The Washington Post. Health officials in five states have already done so with eight individuals, who agreed to cancel their flights after they were warned of being listed on a Do Not Board List…

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The United Nations Refugee Agency warned since 1.3 million Venezuelans have settled in Colombia, there have been thousands of children born who are stuck in legal limbo with no identity documents, which puts them at risk of statelessness on Thursday, according to The Japan Times. Some 3.7 million people have left Venezuela, including 3 million since 2015 as the country endured a political and economic crisis in their home country causing widespread shortages of food and medicine and

The World Health Organization said on Thursday snakebites kill nearly 200 people every day and is likely the "biggest public health crisis you've never heard of," according to Deutsche Welle. Experts said the problem was particularly lethal in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and South Asia due to a large number of poisonous snakes. Even though the Ebola crisis has generated massive international attention, snakebites took the lives of up to 400,000 victims between 2014 and 2016, making it 40

The move caps a week of closed-door talks between the governor and House and Senate leaders scrambling to fill in details of state government budget bills. Lawmakers must ratify a $48 billion budget before a negotiated deadline of 7 a.m. Saturday.

Minnesota House of Representatives
By HPIS Staff
House Speaker Melissa Hortman, Gov. Tim Walz and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka were all smiles last week announcing they had struck a budget deal. Walz has called for a special session to begin Friday at 10 a.m. Photo by Paul Battaglia
The agreement calls for a one-day special session to pass the remaining budget bills needed to fund the state government during the upcoming biennium. The session is to adjourn before 7 a.m. Saturday, under…

ANAHEIM -- The rain in Anaheim stopped, but the Twins’ frenzied storm of home runs carried on.
Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sanó each went yard twice, while Max Kepler, Jorge Polanco, Eddie Rosario and C.J. Cron also added blasts as the Twins smashed eight homers -- seven of them estimated

Critics including victim's of El Salvador's bloody civil war, human rights groups, and the United Nations have come out to oppose a bill which would offer amnesty for former military personnel and leftist guerillas who committed atrocities during the 1980-1992 conflict in Congress on Thursday, according to The Atlantic. The bill is currently being discussed by El Salvadoran lawmakers in committee but could include a prohibition on jail time for those accused of atrocities where 8,000 people went

Japan is preparing to host United States President Donald Trump starting this Saturday for a four-day state visit by planning a number of historic events, according to The Washington Post. Reactions on social media on Thursday was both sympathetic and critical of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his plan to have Trump be the first foreign leader to meet Japan's new emporer, Naruhito, but also allowing him to present a special "Trump Cup" to the winner of the first sumo tournament of the…

A doctor or hospital visit can be a difficult experience for patients on the autism spectrum. Dr. Wendy Ross, a 2014 Top 10 CNN Hero, is now working with fellow physicians to provide 'autism-friendly' care.

J.J. Abrams has stressed his team have used different tricks to incorporate the late actress into the movie, instead of the effects used in Star Wars: Rogue One that were panned by fans.

On any given night in the United States, more than 2.2 million people go to sleep behind bars in prisons and jails. People cycle in and out of jail more than 10 million times a year. The U.S. incarcerates more people, both in absolute numbers and per capita, than any other nation in the world.This current state of affairs is the result of policy decisions made over the last several decades to lock up more people with longer sentences and to make it…

The United States has the greatest number of tornadoes of any nation. More twisters of EF-1 or greater intensity are occurring despite tornadoes occurring on fewer days per year, according