Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Minn. could have to reduce carbon by 40% under new rule The EPA's carbon rules are expected to change the way energy markets work, favoring low-carbon energy options including nuclear, wind and solar. 3:55 p.m.
Minnesota Republicans united against Dayton, but primary looms Republicans haven't seen a competitive state primary in two decades. The impending one gives the candidates only about 10 weeks to make their case to voters. 5:20 p.m.
Flooding strains sewage system, beaches closed People who live next to Minnehaha Creek are eyeing the water nervously this morning as more rain threatens to flood homes along the waterway. The National Weather service says nearly 5 inches of rain fell in some areas around Lake Minnetonka by Sunday morning. 5:23 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
EPA Lays Out Centerpiece To Obama's Climate Change Policy
The Obama administration is announcing new pollution standards Monday. The rules, key elements of President Obama's climate change policy, may decide the fate of coal-fired power plants in the U.S.
With New EPA Rules, McCarthy Sees Economic Upside In Health Savings
For more on the new pollution regulations, Robert Siegel speaks with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy about her agency's carbon emission plan.
Bursts Of Light Create Memories, Then Take Them Away
Scientists seem to have answered a fundamental question about the nature of memory. They have found compelling evidence that memories are made by strengthening connections between certain brain cells.
'How Not To Be Wrong' In Math Class? Add A Dose Of Skepticism
Professor Jordan Ellenberg gives students points for recognizing when they get a wrong answer, even if they can't figure out why. In his new book, he writes that good math is about good reasoning.
As Spain's King Steps Down, Protesters Hope He's The Last One
The king of Spain says he is stepping down, ceding the throne to the crown prince. King Juan Carlos has been in ill health, and his popularity has dropped recently after a series of scandals.
Double Rape, Lynching In India Exposes Caste Fault Lines
The men accused in the girls' murder belong to their area's dominant caste. Protesters and politicians are lashing out at delays and indifference in a case that is creating a political maelstrom.
With California Campaign, Political Pundit Decides To Try It Himself
What happens when a political expert puts down his pundit hat and actually runs for office? Ask Dan Schnur, a professor and political analyst who is now running to be California's secretary of state.
Will EPA's New Emission Rules Boost Your Power Bill? It Depends
The Environmental Protection Agency wants power plants to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent. Analysts say the impact on consumers will hinge on how individual states move to meet the standards.
From A Band On The Border, The Stories That Shape 'South Of Nowhere'
Spanish Gold is a band out of South Texas, and the band's debut album, South of Nowhere, draws inspiration from life on the U.S.-Mexico border. Singer Dante Schwebel discusses the band's sound.
As Bergdahl Returns Home, Accusations Of Desertion Surface
A member of Bowe Bergdahl's squad tells of a soldier who soured to the Afghan mission and deserted. If true, the Army would have to consider the circumstances and whether charges are warranted.
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