Futures slide on consumer data

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures slumped on the final trading day of May, with new data showing that consumers pulled back from their breakneck…

Mining opponents open shop in Ely

ELY, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of a planned copper nickel mine are setting up shop in the tourist community of Ely this weekend, hoping to brin…

Defamation charges in nude photo case

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man accused of posting nude photos of his ex-girlfriend on the Internet is facing criminal defamation char…

Bomb and shooting kill 7 in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — A bomb exploded amid Sunni worshippers leaving a mosque in west Baghdad, one of two attacks Friday that left seven dead in Ir…