2 Minneapolis officers shot, suspect dead Two Minneapolis police officers were shot this afternoon while searching for a suspect in the 2700 block of Bryant Avenue South, and the suspect has died, according to police. The officers are in stable condition, and their names have not been released.4:13 p.m.
New drinking laws prompt civic action by college students College students in central Minnesota are learning a few life lessons on how government works, after three new ordinances designed to control underage drinking went into effect in the city of St. Joseph. Students were caught off guard by the new rules. In this installment of our Young Reporters series, St. John's University senior Will Moore tells us students are becoming more active in city lawmaking.4:45 p.m.
2 Minneapolis officers shot, suspect dead Two Minneapolis police officers were shot this afternoon while searching for a suspect in the 2700 block of Bryant Avenue South, and the suspect has died, according to police. The officers are in stable condition, and their names have not been released.5:15 p.m.
President Asks Moms For Help Promoting Obamacare
President Obama met with a group of mothers on Friday to talk about selling relevant aspects of Obamacare to a young generation that often takes its healthy condition for granted and avoids the cost of insurance.
Week In Politics: Immigration & Benghazi
Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Reihan Salam of National Review Online's The Agenda blog. They discuss immigration and the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Polley's 'Stories': A Family Saga Strikingly Spun
A director's film memoir of her theatrical family is transformed by surprising discoveries about her parents' past — and her own heritage. Sarah Polley's film becomes a superb meditation on how we dramatize memory. (Recommended)
Benghazi Investigator Reacts To Criticism Of His Report
Robert Siegel speaks with former top diplomat Thomas Pickering, who led the State Department's investigation into the September 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Pickering's report was criticized by witnesses at this week's congressional oversight hearing about the administration's handling of the attacks.
After Targeting Conservative Groups, IRS Apologizes
On Friday, the IRS officer in charge of tax-exempt groups apologized for the agency's use of the terms "tea party" and "patriot" on paperwork as a reason for giving applicants additional scrutiny. Conservative groups say the admission validates their complaints from last year that they were being singled out by the Obama administration.
Teenage Diaries Revisited: Mother And Son Listen To The Past
In 1996, after 12 years living in the foster care system, Melissa Rodriguez recorded a diary about getting pregnant and becoming a mother. Now, her son Issaiah is a teenager, and she shares her teenage diary with him and reveals things about her past that she's never mentioned.
With Rebels In Disarray, Syrian Regime Appears Confident
Analysts explain that Assad defines victory as holding on to key territory, including Damascus, and they say Assad's goal is to stay in place until 2014, as he said he would, to run in a presidential election. The overall commander of the Free Syrian Army says his rebels are getting hammered by the regime in the south because arms shipments stopped over a month ago.