Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Ventura defamation jury deadlocked; judge urges 'one more shot' The judge told jurors to "take one more shot" at coming to a consensus. 5:20 p.m.
Officials uphold Mpls. police firings tied to Green Bay fight, slurs Brian Thole and Shawn Powell repeatedly used racial epithets and obscenities during a confrontation with a group of black men outside a Green Bay bar in the summer of 2013. 5:24 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Teacher Tenure Fight Spills Into N.Y., Where A New Lawsuit Brews
A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York
Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
Box Office Wallows In A Summer Slump, And Some Seek To Find Out Why
Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
NPR Host Michel Martin's Own 'Letter From A Birmingham Jail'
After seven years hosting NPR's Tell Me More, Michel Martin felt she had left some of her own struggles unspoken: the unique challenges for women of color trying to balance work and family.
With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter
The string of genes that make a man a man used to be much bigger, and some geneticists say it may be wasting away. Back off, others say. Y has been stable — and crucial — for millennia.
In A Household Of 6 Brothers, Wrestling Decides What's Right
Jon Scieska, an award-winning children's book author and the webmaster of Guys Read, shares the trials of growing up in a house with five brothers — and what they taught him about being a man.
International Court Rules Against Russia In $50 Billion Decision
Russia says it will appeal an unfavorable decision by a court in The Hague. The Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded $50 billion to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company.
Book Review: 'A Replacement Life'
Alan Cheuse reviews A Replacement Life, Boris Fishman's humorous account of Holocaust survivors in today's New York.
Tales Of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys And 'Hyphenated Identities'
The transition from one part of the world to another is filled with anticipation, conflict and drama. These trips can herald life-changing transformations for families seeking out better lives.
An Uneasy End To Ramadan In Gaza, Where Fighting Intensifies Once More
NPR's Emily Harris reports on the Muslim holiday of Eid in Gaza, where one where one family traces the course of three weeks of war in broken bread, temporary shelters and mourning for their dead.
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