2013 marks 150 years since President Lincoln freed most of the country's slaves. A Cornell professor says America would be well served to issue a second Emancipation Proclamation -- something Martin Luther King, Jr. wanted President Kennedy to do 50 years ago.Read more ›
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joins us to talk about her latest memoir, "Prague Winter," which explores her childhood in Czechoslovakia during the Nazi occupation and the onset of the Cold War.Read more ›
A series of spending cuts, known as "sequestration," are scheduled to take place on March 1 unless President Barack Obama and Congress reach a budget deal. One major area of concern: how will our security be affected?Read more ›
Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.