Vast amounts of wetlands and thousands of miles of U.S. waterways would no longer be federally protected by the Clean Water Act under a new proposal by the Trump administration.
A change in federal law is forcing hundreds of thousands of elderly Minnesotans to replace their health plans that supplement Medicare coverage.
The federal government took a new step this week to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions of nursing home patients. The move targets the homes' bottom lines by lowering a year's worth of payments to nearly 11,000 nursing homes, and giving bonuses to nearly 4,000 others.
On Monday night Matt Zupancich fell asleep early reading to his kids. At 8:30 p.m. he was awakened by his wife to the news that the market he had managed for 17 years was on fire. By the time the sun came up on Tuesday, Zup's was a total loss and residents of this tiny town in northeast Minn…