Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Pioneer Press owner Digital First Media considers selling papers Digital First Media properties include scores of newspapers across the country, including the San Jose Mercury News and the Denver Post. 5:19 p.m.
Q&A: With supplies of respiratory drug low, hospitals look for alternatives Children's hospitals in the Twin Cities are running low on albuterol, a drug that helps ease labored breathing. Hospital officials are seeking more of the drug and expanding their capacity. 5:24 p.m.
Trumpeter John Raymond brings modern fire to classic approach Inspired by trumpeter and flugelhorn player Art Farmer's quartet from the 1960s, trumpeter John Raymond's Roots Trio brings a similar approach to a show Saturday at St. Paul's Studio Z. 5:55 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Do Americans Support President Obama's ISIS Plan?
Of all the variables in the U.S. battle against the Islamic State, public opinion in America may be one of the hardest to predict.
Week In Politics: Obama's ISIS Speech, Rand Paul
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss President Obama's Islamic state speech, Rand Paul and the current political races across the country, with a trend of the public swaying more towards the Republicans.
As Independence Vote Approaches, A Spirited Novel About The Scottish Experience
Next week the people of Scotland vote on whether to become independent from the U.K. Author Marie Mutsuki Mockett recommends a book that illuminates the Scottish psyche, Iain Banks' The Crow Road.
Comedian Michael Che Picked For SNL's 'Weekend Update' Chair
Saturday Night Live is bringing a new face to the Weekend Update chair — comedian and former SNL writer, Michael Che.
Ian Paisley Was 'Powerful In The Pulpit' And On Political Platforms
In Northern Ireland, preacher and politician Ian Paisley died on Friday. Robert Siegel speaks with Paisley's biographer, Ed Moloney, about his legacy.
How To Be A 21st Century 'Gentleman'
Men have expressed confusion about how to behave out in the dating world now that gender roles have shifted significantly. Do you open the door, pay for the date, pull out the chair?
'Art Of Manliness' Is Finding A Balance Between Tough And Tender
To help men learn to be better men in the 21st century, Brett MacKay created the website Art of Manliness. He talks with Audie Cornish about what he sees as the basic conflict of modern masculinity.
In Ferguson, Mo., Before Michael Brown There Was Henry Davis
In 2009, Henry Davis was charged with destruction of property after he scuffled with police officers and his blood dirtied their uniforms.
Cosimo Matassa Made His Reputation Behind The Studio Glass
Cosimo Matassa recorded songs by Fats Domino, Little Richard, Professor Longhair and Jerry Lee Lewis and helped get the New Orleans sound out to the world. Matassa died Thursday at the age of 88.
Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigration To U.S.
Under pressure from the United States, Mexico has begun arresting and deporting tens of thousands of Central Americans long before they reach the U.S. border.
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