News Cut: The fight for Duy Ngo's life At a hearing before a judge last month, in which a settlement of his lawsuit was reached, the Minneapolis cop thought the department would force his resignation as a condition. Instead, they said they wanted him back. That, he says, is the best thing he's heard in five years. But there are some things he wants not to hear.5:20 p.m.
Laptop theft highlights data security issues A laptop computer with 268,000 Social Security numbers is still missing from a Twin Cities blood bank. The news raises questions about the growing role of Social Security numbers as personal identification and as a key component of identity theft.5:24 p.m.
Nebraskans Hold Vigils as Shooting Details Emerge
A troubled teenager with a Soviet-era assault rifle shattered Nebraska's sense of heartland security Wednesday. Robert Hawkins, 19, killed eight people before taking his own life at Westroads Mall. As details emerged Thursday, Nebraskans tried to cope with the tragedy at prayer vigils.
Romney: Church to Guide Him, Not the Presidency
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he would separate the affairs of government from any one religion if he is elected — but that does not mean keeping God out of government altogether.
Romney Illustrates Growing Role of Faith in Politics
Much has changed since John F. Kennedy addressed his Catholicism in a 1960 speech. David Campbell, a scholar of religion and politics at the University of Notre Dame, talks with Robert Siegel about how the role of religion in politics has grown since 1960.
Obama Talks Taxes, Trade at N.H. High School
Quickly approaching the Iowa caucuses next month, we're listening in on presidential candidates along the campaign trail. Today we hear from Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama, who spoke at a high school late last month in Alton, N.H.
Illegal Workers Get By Without Drivers Licenses
A political backlash killed a plan in New York to give illegal immigrants drivers licenses. But that hasn't taken immigrants off the roads. Life without a drivers license has pros and cons for farm workers in rural upstate New York.
Intelligence Officials Testify on Iran's Nuclear Aims
Deputy Director of National Intelligence Donald Kerr tells the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence that even though Iran froze weapons development in 2003, the country still retains key nuclear capabilities and also likely still wants the ability to make nuclear weapons.
Iran in Diplomatic Deadlock with U.S., Allies
The new National Intelligence Estimate says Iran halted a nuclear weapons program in 2003. That was a time when the Iranians reached out to the U.S. with an offer of talks -– an offer the Bush administration rejected.
The Intelligence Report and U.S.-Iran Diplomacy
According to this week's National Intelligence Estimate, Iran suspended its nuclear weapons program four years ago. President Bush reacted to the report by saying it confirms that pressure on Iran has worked, and Iran is still dangerous.