Jeffrey Hatcher finds new depths in 'Jekyll and Hyde' This weekend, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde will stalk the stage of the Park Square Theater in St. Paul.
Twin Cities playwright Jeffrey Hatcher adapted and expended Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of the man of science who releases his inner evil by drinking a potion.4:45 p.m.
EPA raises objections to Big Stone II power plant The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has objected to plans for construction of the Big Stone II coal-fired power plant in South Dakota, citing concerns about emissions from the plant.5:24 p.m.
Petters accused of cheating on court order Businessman Tom Petters, who allegedly masterminded a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme, may be in more trouble. He's allegedly tried to hide and use assets that were supposed to be frozen by court order5:49 p.m.
Aid Groups Frustrated At Lack Of Gaza Access
International aid agencies trying to get supplies and personnel from Israel into the Gaza Strip are increasingly frustrated and angry. Israel eased its blockade of Gaza on Thursday, opening the border, but only under pressure and only to a few organizations.
Looking To Escape The Recession? Try Liberia
Economists have begun describing the current financial crisis as a "worldwide recession." But they also say some countries are doing better than others — and they're some of the most fascinating places on Earth.
The Fight To Keep A Treehouse — Or 'Love Shack'
Pete Nelson, who built a tree house in Fall City, Wash., without a building permit, was under fire from the county for breaking the rules. But now that he has approval, Nelson wants to turn it into a B&B and build more of what he calls a "love shack."
President Stresses Unity On Economic Plan
Thousands of new layoffs greeted President Obama in his first few days in office. And while on some difficult issues he can sign executive orders demanding change, on the economy, the president is as much cheerleader in chief as he is commander.
New Ethics Policy Stalls Defense Pick's Confirmation
Two days after President Obama issued new ethics rules for top administration officials, a coalition of watchdog groups is calling on a Senate committee to reject his choice for a key position at the Defense Department. William Lynn III was a registered lobbyist for Raytheon within the past two years, so his approval would violate the new policy.
Bill Gates: Focusing On Philanthropy
Having left the day-to-day operations of Microsoft to others, Bill Gates is taking on an "exciting" role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. On Monday, he will present a letter that he says takes "a candid look at the issues at the forefront of the foundation's work." Gates talks about the letter.
EU Artwork Flap Served Useful Purpose
An art installation depicting EU nations at the EU Council's headquarters in Brussels provoked an international incident of sorts. The Czech Republic commissioned the sculpture, Entropa, to mark its role as the current EU head, but some nations did not find humor in the way artist David Cerny portrayed them.
Congo Rebel Leader Arrested
Congolese Tutsi rebel leader Laurent Nkunda has been arrested by Congolese and Rwandan forces. Nkunda's rebel forces exacerbated the turmoil in eastern Congo late last year, displacing 250,000 people. His actions prompted some of his own commanders to turn against him.
Gitmo Defense Attorney Weighs In On Detainees
President Barack Obama has signed an executive order to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but it is unclear what will be done with the detainees there. Emi MacLean at the Center for Constitutional Rights, who represents many Guantanamo detainees, talks about their possible fate.
Enlisted Man Gets Burial Once Reserved For Officers
Late last year, the Army announced that all soldiers killed in action could receive full military funeral honors at Arlington National Cemetery. Spc. Joseph Hernandez was the first soldier buried under the new policy. Previously, the honors were not bestowed on junior enlisted soldiers.