Minnesota Public Radio Stories
MNsure's early woes fixed and site is stable, CEO tells congressional panel The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee asked representatives from several state-run exchanges that have faced start-up troubles to testify. 5:21 p.m.
Deal reached to end Mpls. home building moratorium Under the proposed deal the city would lift the moratorium and begin to issue new demolition and construction permits in the five affected neighborhoods on April 11. 5:25 p.m.
MNsure: Six crucial questions Even though the open enrollment period to buy commercial insurance for individuals and families is over, many questions loom over MNsure, the state's online health plan marketplace. 5:50 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
What's Known — And Still Unclear — About The Fort Hood Shooting
A shooting at Fort Hood has left four people dead and 16 wounded. Robert Siegel reports on the latest news unfolding in Killeen, Texas.
Another Tragedy For A City All Too Familiar With Extreme Gun Violence
In Killeen, Texas, another mass shooting had some asking, "Again?" The flags flew at half staff as the community began to pick up the pieces.
For Political Conventions, Another Balloon Bursts
National party conventions have received taxpayer funds for years, but new legislation will end that — just as parties and the media are rethinking the relevance of those quadrennial extravaganzas.
Mega-Donor Opens Wallet On The Hill To Kill Online Gambling
Sheldon Adelson is possibly the most influential campaign donor in the U.S. He also happens to be the head of the Sands casino empire, and now he's behind a push in Congress to ban online gambling.
Dinaw Mengestu Embraces The Vastness Of Love And War
Meg Wolitzer says All Our Names, told in the alternating voices of two lovers, is a subtle masterpiece. It tackles huge themes — relationships, violence, identity, racism — but never overreaches.
Transatlantic Duo Looks Into The Future Of Flight
Richard Anderson, CEO of Delta Airlines, and Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, discuss the future of the aviation business. Delta and Virgin recently announced a transatlantic joint venture. As more mergers and partnerships develop, what's in it for the consumer?
Smithsonian's Air And Space Museum To Get $30 Million Spiffier
Curators say they'll use the big grant from Boeing to better highlight how exploratory flight — from the Spirit of St. Louis to the Starship Enterprise — has transformed the world.
Letters: Curious Texas Town Names
Robert Siegel reads emails from listeners about unusual Texas town names.
One More Speed Bump For Your Retirement Fund: Basic Human Impulse
Basic human impulses often conflict with saving for retirement. For one thing, people hate losing something — even more than we love winning. Behavioral economists call this "loss aversion."
The High Voice Of The Low Anthem Breaks Out As Arc Iris
The eclectic approach of Jocie Adams' former band is amply present in her solo debut. Arc Iris showcases Adams' unique singing voice and supports it with cello, banjo, brass and more.
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