Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Cube Critics: 'The Grey' and 'Albert Nobbs' Today, the Cube Critics' conversation centered on films in which a 19th century woman passes as a man and wolves become Liam Neeson's nemeses. 3:54 p.m.
Senate expected to reject Dayton's utilities appointment The Minnesota Senate is expected to reject Gov. Mark Dayton's appointment of Ellen Anderson to chair the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. 5:20 p.m.
Bachmann speaks to supporters of marriage amendment Rep. Michele Bachmann paid a surprise visit today to a group of pastors and state lawmakers working to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage. 5:24 p.m.
'Carnage' a draw for some Arrowhead 135 ultra-marathoners Frostbite, sleep deprivation and harrowing descents in pitch blackness are all part of the strange allure of an extreme ski, bike or foot race in far northern Minnesota that begins before dawn on Monday morning. 5:50 p.m.
Minnesota Sounds and Voices: Paul Iaizzo is the Visible Heart Lab's beating core The University of Minnesota's Visible Heart lab is the only place in the world where researchers can study beating hearts outside the body. 5:54 p.m.
Cube Critics: 'The Grey' and 'Albert Nobbs' Today, the Cube Critics' conversation centered on films in which a 19th century woman passes as a man and wolves become Liam Neeson's nemeses. 6:25 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Heading Into Final Fla. Swing., GOP Candidates Keep Courting Latino Voters
Newt Gingrich laid out his case for an activist policy in Latin America, while Mitt Romney spoke warmly about the prospect of statehood for Puerto Rico.
Obama Stresses Importance Of College Affordability
President Obama told students in Michigan that their universities should stop raising tuition so much faster than the rate of inflation.
Week In Politics: State Of The Union; Republican Debates
Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of the New York Times.
In Major Step, Turkey Airs Holocaust Documentary
An epic, nine-hour film about the Holocaust has begun airing in Turkey. It's the first time such a film has aired on public stations in a Muslim country.
Rethinking The Oreo For Chinese Consumers
Kraft Foods thought that the Chinese would love the Oreo, but they didn't. And this started a whole process in the Chinese division of Kraft of rethinking what the essence of an Oreo really is.
Finding The Real America While Driving To Visit Mom
Commentator Andrei Codrescu takes the back roads to visit his mother thousands of miles away — and finds the real America.
After Bombings, An Exodus From A Nigerian City
In the wake of bombings that targeted churches, Christians are leaving the northern Nigerian city of Kano, a flash point of violence in recent years.
U.N. Atomic Agency To Visit Iran For New Probe
Just two months after the International Atomic Energy Agency released a detailed report on Iran's nuclear program, the agency is headed back to Tehran. It plans to look into the highly sensitive question of whether Iran is doing nuclear weapons work.
Military Drops 'Birth Control Glasses' For Fresher Pair
Over 22 years, the military's thick-framed, large-lensed, standard-issue glasses have developed a reputation for seriously hurting their wearer's chances of getting a date. Now, the military is finally offering a new design.
Director Joe Carnahan Discusses 'The Grey'
Director Joe Carnahan's new movie The Grey may appear to be about a group of guys beating up wolves. In fact, it's about how we live our lives, the choices we make, and the mistakes and regret that can stalk us all. Audie Cornish talks to Carnahan about the movie.
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