A pioneer in Cystic Fibrosis research, Dr. Francis Collins, opened the 23rd annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference Thursday night. Collins talked with All Things Considered about cystic fibrosis and some of his other priorities in his new post at NIH.
First District DFL Congressman Tim Walz said Americans should be as engaged in the discussion about the war in Afghanistan as they are in health care reform.
President Obama is coming to Minneapolis on Saturday and All Things Considered spoke with the man picked to sing the national anthem at the event, Minnesota actor and vocalist T. Mychael Rambo.
Some of the state's most historic homes will open their doors this weekend for the Ramsey Hill House Tour, including the James J. Hill house on Summit Avenue.
The Minnesota Twins have made a deadline trade with the Oakland Athletics for a new shortstop. Orlando Cabrera is expected to be in the Twins line-up by tomorrow's evening game against the LA Angels.
A University of Minnesota doctor who's now part of a look into conflicts of interest, says information about payments to him doesn't tell the whole story.
Lindsay Petterson was one of the people who was on the bridge when it collapsed.
This week, we've been highlighting the stories of teenagers experiencing their first recession.
One of the people we heard from is Jason Howard. He's a sales rep who lives in Minneapolis and he has some vivid memories of the early 1980s.
A new report confirms that male workers in Minnesota are being hit harder by the current recession than women.
It's been more than two months since an emerald ash borer infestation was first discovered in Minnesota, and so far, there has been little physical evidence indicating the beetles have spread.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says the rollout of Instant Runoff Voting in Minneapolis doesn't mean the system will ever be used on statewide races.
Two separate road projects will cause delays for motorists in the north metro area starting today.
Another new car safety law takes effect in Minnesota today. Children under 8 years old or under 4 feet 9 inches tall must now travel in car seats or booster seats.
As we enjoy our Memorial Day weekend, we're reminded to stock up on sunscreen and insect repellant to avoid the hazards of summer. To find out how the war against the Twin Cities mosquito population is going, we've talked to Jim Stark, the executive director of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District.
Hennepin County Medical Center said today it is eliminating up to 100 full-time equivalent positions, and putting off a major capital improvement projects.