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St. Paul 'blood drive' protests ban on donations from gay, bi men

The first-ever National Gay Blood Drive is being held in St. Paul and several other major cities Friday as part of a push to lift a federal ban on blood donation by men who have had sex with other men.

Iowa court sides with dentist who fired assistant for being too attractive

Iowa Supreme Court justices have affirmed a ruling that an Iowa dentist did not illegally discriminate against a female assistant when he fired her because she was so attractive that he was afraid he might try to have an affair with her.

Health professionals give e-cigarettes the 'thumbs down'

With a higher cigarette tax in Minnesota kicking in this month, bringing a pack of smokes to around $8, more smokers are getting their fix from a popular alternative: e-cigarettes.

Chesney, Basilica to rock Minneapolis

Jeter out for weekend, to be evaluated during All-Star break

Fresh from a sweep by the Tampa Bay Rays, the Minnesota Twins head to New York for a three-game series with the dreaded Yankees.

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