DNR's revocation of bear researcher's permit stands A Department of Natural Resources decision to revoke researcher Lynn Rogers' license to put radio collars on bears and put cameras in their dens will stand -- even after Rogers met personally today with Gov. Mark Dayton to appeal the decision.5:20 p.m.
Residents Forced To Live Without Landlines
Verizon has taken the first step to replace copper lines with a home cellular connection in coastal areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. But many customers don't like the new phone connection, saying the new technology is inferior to traditional landlines.
Obama To Lay Out Economic Vision This Week
President Obama returns to Illinois this week and to the city of Galesburg, site of a pivotal speech he made early in his first presidential campaign. His speech Wednesday will be a set of proposals for strengthening the economy.
Lack Of Leaders Puts Strain On Homeland Security Department
Fifteen top posts at the Department of Homeland Security, including retiring Secretary Janet Napolitano's position, are now vacant or soon will be. Many are being filled on a temporary basis, and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle want the Obama administration to get busy filling those jobs, too.
Lure Of Flower's Putrid Essence Draws Crowd
The titan arum blooms again, this time at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. Eager flower-watchers lined up to experience the plant's distinctive rotting-corpse-like odor.
GlaxoSmithKline Embroiled In Bribery Scandal In China
GlaxoSmithKline officials have admitted that some of the pharmaceutical company's top executives in China may have violated Chinese laws. Beijing has accused the company of engaging in a wide-ranging bribery scheme to boost sales and profits in the country. The company said it is cooperating with the investigation.
How An Ethiopian Bean Became The Cinderella Of Coffee
Some of the worst-paid farmers in Ethiopia were able to get their bean to the specialty coffee ball and sell to top U.S. roasters like Stumptown. But it only happened after the growers got organized and attracted the attention of coffee prospectors from the U.S.