More cities sign off on SW light rail agreement An advisory board that includes officials from Eden Prairie, St. Louis Park, Hopkins and Minnetonka, on Wednesday voted to support the agreement, although several suggested Minneapolis is receiving special treatment.5:20 p.m.
5 ways to enjoy All-Star fun outside the park There are plenty of ways to join the fun outside the park, starting Thursday and running through Tuesday when Target Field hosts Major League Baseball's mid-summer classic.5:51 p.m.
Hobby Lobby Ruling Prompts Gay Rights Groups To Reject Prized Bill
After two decades of lobbying for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has decided to withdraw its support for the bill. In the wake of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, the group fears that the ENDA's broad religious exemption would allow companies to discriminate against employees for their sexual orientation or gender identity. Melissa Block speaks with the group's executive director, Rae Carey, about the move.
The Ballad Of The 13-Year-Old North Korean Capitalist
In North Korea, tiny private markets have emerged where people can buy and sell food and clothing. In fact, one 13-year-old girl went into business for herself, and the government of North Korea tried to stop her support of capitalism.
Humpty's 2nd Fall Calls For An Artist, Not An Army
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But at the Enchanted Forest theme park in Salem, Ore., only one man is needed to put him back together again: theme park owner and sculptor of Humpty himself, artist Roger Tofte.
The Rockets From Hamas, And The Iron Dome That Could Use Patching
For more on the rockets now used by Hamas and Hezbollah, Robert Siegel speaks with Ted Postol, a professor of science, technology and national security policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Postol also comments on Israel's pursuit of an upgraded defense system.