The Dead Sea Scrolls come to Minnesota The Dead Sea Scrolls went on public display today at the Science Museum of Minnesota, offering visitors a rare glimpse of the ancient religious documents.3:50 p.m.
Andrew Zimmern on Leeann Chin Leeann Chin, who founded the Minnesota chain of Chinese restaurants bearing her name, passed away Wednesday from complications from a long-term illness. She was 77.6:15 p.m.
The Dead Sea Scrolls come to Minnesota The Dead Sea Scrolls went on public display today at the Science Museum of Minnesota, offering visitors a rare glimpse of the ancient religious documents.6:20 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Abortion Language Still Sticking Point For Health Bill
House Democrats say they're closing in on a final vote on a health overhaul. But a few big issues remain to be ironed out before they can muster the votes needed to get the bill over the finish line. The biggest fight of all remains abortion.
Kentucky Duels Over Oath Of Office
Kentucky Rep. Darryl Owens is proposing a change to the oath of office taken by state officeholders. Owens says the reference to dueling in the current oath is distracting and paints a negative picture of the state.
'Parking Lot': Guys, Cars And The Meaning Of Life
One of the buzz movies at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival depicts the denizens of the Corner Parking Lot in Charlottesville, Va., whose attendants are a surprisingly lively bunch of poets, philosophers, musicians and anthropologists. Sandy Hausman reports from member station WVTF.
'American Idol': The Real Drama Is Offstage
If the competition on American Idol seems a little bland this year, look to the judging table for the real drama. Will first-time judge Ellen DeGeneres stick around? How will the show replace its villain, Simon Cowell? Luckily, The Hollywood Reporter's Andrew Wallenstein has an idea.
Report Finds Lehman Used Accounting Tricks
A bankruptcy court examiner is raising new questions about the actions of Lehman Bros. executives in the weeks before the firm filed for bankruptcy. In a 2,000-page report, the examiner alleges that Lehman's top managers manipulated the firm's balance sheet in a bid to stave off bankruptcy.
Examining Lehman's Creative Accounting
A new report says Lehman Bros. used accounting tricks to cover up the fact it had been insolvent for weeks before it filed for bankruptcy in September 2008. Lynn Turner, former chief accountant for the Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses the creative accounting techniques the company used to manipulate its books.
CDC: Genital Herpes Among Black Women High
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says black women have the highest rates of herpes infection at 48 percent. Nationally, about 16 percent of Americans between the ages of 14 and 49 are infected with genital herpes. Hilda Hutcherson, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University. offers her insight.
Baseball Seeks To Fix Dominican Troubles
Major League Baseball named former executive Sandy Alderson to lead efforts to reform operations in the Dominican Republic. A hotbed of talent, Dominican baseball is also known for performance-enhancing drug use, the signing of underage players and skimming players' pay.
Baseball Season Previewed
As Major League Baseball's Spring Training begins, a baseball institution's life comes to an end. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis reminisces about the old Yankee Stadium, which is in the process of being demolished, and takes a look at the upcoming baseball season.
Obama Delays Asia Trip To Push Health Care
The White House announced Friday that President Obama and his family travel won't travel to Guam, Indonesia and Australia as planned next week. Instead, the president will travel alone, beginning Sunday on an abbreviated trip. The reason: health care.