Struggling homeowners have new legal tool to challenge foreclosure In the first half of this year, foreclosures in Minnesota were down nearly 50 percent from the same period three years ago. Although the situation is improving, plenty of homeowners are still struggling. Provisions of a new state law that took effect this month allow them to stop foreclosure if the process is not being properly conducted.5:22 p.m.
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Week In Politics: Syria, FISA Court, Debt Ceiling
Audie Cornish talks to talks to political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Amy Holmes, anchor of "The Hotlist" on TheBlaze.com. They discuss President Obama's bus tour, the FISA court and the debt ceiling.
Haven't I Heard This Song Before?
A pinch of melody, a dash of groove. Pop music is built on making a song sound just new enough to be intriguing. So what happens when one song sounds a little too familiar?
The 'Consensus' View: Kevin Trenberth's Take On Climate Change
Climate skeptics point to 15 years of no warming trend as a reason to doubt global warming. But Kevin Trenberth at the National Center for Atmospheric Research can explain a good bit of that temperature plateau — and he argues the Earth has continued to warm appreciably, even though our thin blanket of atmosphere hasn't.
Chicago School Closures Send Kids Through Dangerous Areas
Chicago is preparing for the first day of school, which has extra challenges this year. The city closed about 50 schools recently, so some children will have to walk through dangerous neighborhoods to get to class. The city is expanding its "Safe Passage" program, training workers who will be stationed on school routes to protect students.
What To Make Of Tiger Woods' Major-less Year
By the standard of normal golfing mortals, Tiger Woods has had an incredible summer. He's won multiple tournaments and millions of dollars in prize money. What he didn't do was win any of golf's four major championships. And those major wins are his measure of success.