Flu season in Minn. has peaked; more deaths reported With the number of hospitalizations and outbreaks down for the third week in a row, the illness has peaked, said Kris Ehresmann, director of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Health Department.3:50 p.m.
Art Hounds Each week Minnesota Public Radio News asks three people from the Minnesota arts scene to be "Art Hounds." Their job is to step outside their own work and hunt down something exciting that's going on in local arts.4:45 p.m.
Flu season in Minn. has peaked; more deaths reported With the number of hospitalizations and outbreaks down for the third week in a row, the illness has peaked, said Kris Ehresmann, director of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Health Department.5:50 p.m.
Egyptians Grown Weary Of Ongoing Political Clashes
Thousands of people have flooded the streets to protest Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's government. But millions more are at home, trying to get through each day. Some blame protesters for stalling the transition, the nation and making Egypt an even less attractive place to invest.
'New York Times' The Target Of Chinese Cyber Attack The New York Times says hackers in China infiltrated the newspaper's computer systems. The Chinese government closely watches and censors Chinese media reports about policy and officials but it is less able to do so with the foreign press. The attack on the Times may signal a tactic that can be used against foreign news organizations.
As U.S. Consumes Less Cocaine, Brazil Uses More
The cocaine market in the Americas is changing among both producers and consumers. The old model was Colombian cocaine going to the U.S. Now, it's increasingly common for Bolivian cocaine to be headed to Brazil.
Andrews Sisters Had Their First Big Hit With A Yiddish Song
On the occasion of the death of Patty Andrews, the last surviving Andrew sister, we hear from researcher Sheryl Kaskowitz about the group's first major hit which earned them a gold record. "Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn" was composed by Jacob Jacobs and Sholom Secunda for a 1932 Yiddish comedy musical, I Would If I Could, which closed after one season.
Cyclo-Cross Championship Takes U.S. By Storm, Mud And Sand
The bicycle sport is grueling, with riders traversing off-road courses dotted with obstacles. It's still little-known in the U.S., but is growing fast. Louisville, Ky., hosts the world championship competition this weekend — the first such event held outside of Europe.