Have your shampoo and eat it, too Horst Rechelbacher wants you to be able to eat your shampoo. That is the idea behind a new personal product line he is launching this spring through his Minneapolis-based company, Intelligent Nutrients.4:50 p.m.
Study: Evening stress affects husbands and wives differently A new study of married parents who both work outside the home finds that men and women experience stress differently after work. If a couple is in a satisfactory marriage, stress levels decline in the evening. But women in unsatisfactory marriages often take on the stress of a "second shift" of responsibility at home.4:54 p.m.
Minnesota politicians praise Clinton Minnesota may not be the most desirable electoral prize among the Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses next month, but voters here should expect to see visits from some presidential candidates.5:20 p.m.
Target CEO Bob Ulrich to retire Minneapolis-based Target is getting a new chief executive officer. Bob Ulrich, who has led the retailing powerhouse for more than a decade, is stepping down. Under Ulrich's leadership, Target nearly tripled its sales -- and the retailer's profits jumped almost ninefold.5:50 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
WHO Estimates Iraqi Death Toll at 151,000
Figuring out how many Iraqi deaths can be linked to the war is notoriously difficult and controversial. But a large new survey of households in Iraq conducted by the Iraqi government and the World Health Organization may be the best estimate yet. It was released online Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine.
Re-Energized After N.H., McCain Moves to Michigan
Straight off his victory in New Hampshire's GOP primary, McCain begins campaigning in Michigan where he won the primary eight years ago. With a much-needed fundraising boost after his primary win, he's running TV ads and has chartered his own campaign plane.
Study Adds to Debate over Heart Tests for Athletes
A new study shows widespread testing for heart problems in young athletes helps prevent sudden cardiac deaths. But some say that screening every young athlete for a rare condition could cause more problems than it solves.
Causes, Defining Moments Line Road to S.C. Primary
Political commentators E.J. Dionne of The New York Times and David Brooks of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution talk about what presidential candidates were saying on the campaign trail Wednesday and how the campaigns move forward after the New Hampshire primary.
N.H. Voters Revive a Familiar Campaign Theme
Most New Hampshire voters rated the economy as the most important issue in the primaries. NPR Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr looks back to the 1992 presidential campaign, when Bill Clinton's political strategist James Carville introduced the phrase, "It's the economy, Stupid."
Bush: Mideast Leaders Ready for Tough Choices
President Bush met with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in Jerusalem, the first stop in an eight-day trip intended as a "significant nudge" toward Middle East peace. Bush says he is urging both sides to keep the big picture in mind and not get sidetracked.
Official: Israel to Move Toward 'Road Map' Goals
Mark Regev, spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, says Israel has made a decision to move forward independently on all of its obligations under the 2003 "road map for peace" — regardless of whether the Palestinians are living up to their part of the agreement.
Fatah Official: Abbas Has People's Mandate
Rafiq Husseini, chief of staff for Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, says Abbas has the mandate of the Palestinian people to negotiate for peace, even though Hamas, which refuses to recognize Israel, now controls the Gaza Strip. He also disagrees with the Israeli point of view that East Jerusalem is different from the West Bank.
Candidates Prep for Key Primary in South Carolina
Presidential candidates are gearing up for what looks to be a frantic month of primaries; few will be as difficult or decisive as South Carolina's. Scott Huffmon, a political science professor at Winthrop University, and LaBrena Aiken-Furtick, a community activist in Orangeburg, talk with Michele Norris about both parties' efforts to win the state's hearts and minds.