Comparing law school rankings? Read the fine print Each spring, US News & World Report releases its ranking of law schools. One of the factors that goes into the rankings: the percentage of students employed nine months after graduation. But the US News rankings don't consider who employs the graduates, so long as they're employed in a professional position. Some schools have been hiring their own students, and rising in the rankings.March 28, 2014
Protest at Gasthof restaurant over Nazi-themed party All wore a triangle or yellow Star of David, symbols that Germans forced Jews and other targeted groups to wear in occupied countries.
"I just really want to represent the people who cannot speak," organizer Margie Newman said.March 27, 2014
Rare legal twist pits one diocese against another The Diocese of New Ulm is suing another diocese and a religious order, accusing both of sending a priest to New Ulm in the early 1980s without telling the diocese that the priest had a long history of being accused of child sexual abuse.March 27, 2014
No felony charges for mom in holding pond crash, deaths Marion Guerrido was behind the wheel when her car veered out of control on a highway ramp. There were five small children in the car with her and it took emergency crews several minutes to rescue the children from the deep water.March 26, 2014
Franken pushes bill aimed at 'stalking' apps Sen. Al Franken is going to "try again" to pass an anti-stalking law that focuses specifically on what our mobile devices know about us. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke about the bill with Franken, a DFLer who chairs the Senate Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law.March 26, 2014
Minneapolis police cruiser hit by SUV; 2 hurt Minneapolis police said in a statement that the two officers were transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment after the 9 p.m. incident, although their injuries weren't believed to be serious.March 26, 2014
Report: Target missed data breach warnings The Senate Commerce Committee report says Target missed multiple warning signs that intruders had broken into company networks and were stealing millions of credit and debit card numbers and other sensitive customer information.March 25, 2014
IQ2 Intelligence Squared debate on affirmative action Affirmative action, when used as a factor in college admissions, is meant to foster diversity and provide equal opportunities in education for under-represented minorities. Is it achieving its goals and helping the people it was created to support?
Hear an Intelligence Squared debate: "Does affirmative action on campuses do more harm than good?"Minnesota Public Radio News Presents, March 25, 2014