Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Minn. lawmaker Garofalo apologizes for NBA tweet Rep. Pat Garofalo, suggested in a tweet Sunday night that pro basketball players have criminal tendencies. 5:20 p.m.
Sleepy Eye superintendent: Our community is grieving Cselovszki said Sleepy Eye is having a hard time dealing with the tragedy. "I'll be honest with you -- it's very tragic and unique. We have students and the students' parents are our staff. So we have two staff members that are grieving -- as well as we've lost two former students." 5:24 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Broadening Search for Malaysian Airliner Still Yields Only Theories
As dozens of ships and aircraft search a widening swath of the Pacific Ocean, few details are known about the fate of a Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared Friday.
The Challenges Of Recovering An Airliner Out Of Thin Air
Mark Rosenker, former chairman of the National Transportation and Security Board and CBS news consultant, explains the difficulties involved in the search for the vanished Malaysian airplane.
Groups Use Cash Prizes To Encourage Saving
Organizations are trying to find ways to get people with lower incomes to save more. One program urges families to set aside a part of their tax refunds so they have money for emergencies.
In Crimea, Public Relations Can Be As Dangerous As Politics
In Ukraine, a dangerous "information war" is being waged by volunteers who are trying to win support in Crimea, where there is a near-total information blackout of pro-Ukrainian opinions.
Keep Austin Wary: Snowden Streams Warnings To Tech Conference
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden addressed the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, urging developers to build encryption systems to stifle government snooping.
How Bad Directions (And A Sandwich) Started World War I
World War I began 100 years ago this summer. The spark — Archduke Ferdinand's assassination — was dramatic, tragic and, in some ways, almost comic.
Review: 'E.E. Cummings: A Life'
Alan Cheuse reviews E.E. Cummings: A Life, a new biography by Susan Cheever, and discusses the origins of his own fascination with the American poet.
Despite Diplomatic Tensions, U.S.-Russian Space Ties Persist
NASA needs Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station, and Russia needs NASA's money to help finance operations.
Sheryl Sandberg: The Word 'Bossy' Should Be Banned
Female leaders she spoke to, says Sandberg in an interview with NPR, lived their lives being called "bossy." It's a negative experience, and we should instead be encouraging leadership, she adds.
Pending Russian Response, Kerry's Travel Plans Are Up In The Air
Before Secretary of State John Kerry agrees to visit Russia, the State Department says it wants to see concrete evidence that Russia's ready for serious discussions on ending the crisis in Ukraine.
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