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The Super Bowl stadium cost the public nearly $500 million to build — the second most expensive stadium in the NFL

No state got stuck with a bigger bill than Indiana, but Minnesota was not far behind.

A CNN employee found sensitive national security documents about the Super Bowl in the seat-back pocket of a plane

A CNN employee found sensitive government documents while flying on a commercial plane.
Senator Al Franken (D-MN)

Al Franken just finally announced when he will resign

Sen. Al Franken will resign on January 2, 2018, nearly a month after announcing his intent to leave in the wake of several accusations of sexual misconduct.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Franken listens during confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch in Washington

Senate Democrats: Al Franken could have waited out an ethics investigation if he wanted

"I think if he had decided to stay, he would have found a lot of support," said Sheldon Whitehouse in regard to Al Franken's coming resignation from Congress.
Sen. Al Franken

Here’s what happens to Al Franken’s Senate seat now that he is planning to resign

Sen. Al Franken resigned on Thursday. There will be a special election in November 2018 to officially elect a replacement for the remainder of Franken's term.
Al Franken

AL FRANKEN RESIGNS: Minnesota Democrat bows to pressure from Senate colleagues amid sexual misconduct allegations

Al Franken's widely expected resignation as Senator of Minnesota comes a day after at least 35 Democratic senators publicly called on him to resign.
Sen. Al Franken

Al Franken disputes report that he will leave the Senate as Democrats call for his resignation

A Democratic official told Minnesota Public Radio on Wednesday that Sen. Al Franken would resign on Thursday. Franken said he has not made a final decision.
Diamond Reynolds speaks to a crowd outside the Governor's Mansion on July 7, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Philando Castile’s girlfriend has reached an $800,000 settlement over the fatal police shooting she live-streamed

Diamond Reynolds, who live-streamed the aftermath of her boyfriend Philando Castile's fatal police shooting, will receive an $800,000 settlement from officials.
Sen. Al Franken on Capitol Hill.

Al Franken makes a new apology amid sexual-harassment allegations

Sen. Al Franken released a new statement on Thursday apologizing to the women who recently accused him of sexual harassment and to any others he had offended.

‘I was amazed’: Democrats scramble after Al Franken is accused of sexual misconduct

Many Democrats avoided addressing sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Al Franken on Thursday. But of those who did, they were in a state of shock.