Art Hounds Each week Minnesota Public Radio News asks three people from the Minnesota arts scene to be "Art Hounds." Their job is to step outside their own work and hunt down something exciting that's going on in local arts.4:44 p.m.
Ask Dr. Hallberg: New CPR guidelines Anyone who's qualified to give CPR is getting accustomed to yet another new set of guidelines.
Experts from the American heart Association now say chest compressions, the simplest step, should be given first.
Our regular medical analyst, Dr. Jon Hallberg, has more on the guidelines and why they've changed.4:54 p.m.
Ojibwe family fights land sale for tribal casino Some members of an Ojibwe family in Warroad say the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe is evicting them from land they've lived on for generations, so the tribe can use the property for its casino.5:54 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Tea Party Clout: How Will It Affect Congress, 2012?
During this election cycle, the Tea Party has been the Republican Party's most important group. But there's a debate about how big the movement's impact will be inside Congress -- and whether it will be positive or negative for the GOP in the 2012 cycle, which, of course, is already under way.
Battle Of The Volga Alive In Russian Memory
Nowhere is the Volga River more hallowed than in the city named after it: Volgograd, better known as Stalingrad, site of one of World War II's most important, and bloodiest, battles. Today, Volgograd residents are still adjusting to the post-Soviet changes that have altered Russia.
The Fed's Latest Move, And What It Means
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday unveiled a new plan to pump more money into the economy, announcing it would buy $600 billion worth of long-term Treasury Bonds. The Fed's move was sufficiently dramatic that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke took to the op-ed page of The Washington Post to explain what the Fed did -- and why.
Bombings May Spur End To Iraq's Political Impasse
Parliament has been called into session next week, a sign that Iraq's long stalemate over how to form a government may soon end. A rash of deadly attacks in Baghdad may be jarring lawmakers into action after inconclusive elections in March.
State Legislatures See Big Changes
Republicans now control a majority of the country's governors' seats and state legislatures. This will have an enormous impact in the redrawing of congressional districts. NPR's Michele Norris talks to Tim Storey, elections analyst at the National Conference of State Legislatures, about the big changes in numerous state legislatures throughout the country.
Potentially Devastating Storm Bears Down On Haiti
Haitians still living in tent cities or squatter camps nearly 10 months after an earthquake devastated the capital now are gearing up to face down a possible hurricane. Tropical Storm Tomas is bearing down on the Caribbean nation.
U.S. Uncovers Major Cross-Border Drug Tunnel
Federal authorities have found an 1,800-foot tunnel connecting Tijuana and San Diego. Immigration and Customs Enforcement also seized about 30 tons of marijuana as part of the bust.
Planet Money Steals A T-Shirt
What do you do when you can't decide whether to make a red t-shirt or a blue t-shirt? Figure out what everybody else is doing, and copy that. That's the Planet Money team's plan.
A Look At Governors' Races Across The Country
Republicans not only did well in Tuesday's congressional races, they also picked up more than 10 governors' seats that had been held by Democrats. The two parties have differing interpretations of Tuesday's outcome.But one thing is clear; President Obama's potential path to re-election in 2012 was not made any easier.
'Made In Dagenham' Chronicles A Fight For Equal Pay
The new film brings to life a little-known chapter of the struggle for equal pay for equal work. British actress Sally Hawkins, who plays Rita O'Grady -- a mild-mannered mother and wife who leads a strike at the Ford factory in Dagenham, England, in 1968 -- says the movie is about the power of speaking the truth.