The Daily Circuit

Thursday In Depth: March 22, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    When should the world intervene in a country's conflict?

    When and how should the United States or the United Nations intervene in another country's conflict? In the wake of violence in Somalia and Rwanda, the international community set out to define its moral obligations of when to intervene in a country's internal affairs.

    Read more ›
  • 10:15 a.m.

    Biobank ethics: What you should know about your genes

    We know that our DNA is uniquely ours, but do we really own our own genetic information? In biobanks across the country, researchers store millions of genetic samples taken from patients and there are no clear guidelines on how to deal with the tissues and findings.

    Read more ›
  • 11:20 a.m.

    Is couples therapy effective?

    Couples therapy isn't just stressful for those in the troubled relationship. It's hard for the professionals too, where a therapist's joining skills from individual therapy can backfire within seconds. Can couples therapy actually work? And how is the business changing to improve results?

    Read more ›

Other features

‹ Previous show

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Explore show archives

Next show ›

Friday, March 23, 2012

The Daily Circuit Blog

  • Op-ed pick: Could Ebola start to spread through the air?

    "The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past four months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years. "
  • 4 easy reads for the weekend

    Humorous academic novels, a thriller and a memoir of the Midwest.
  • The great seat reclining debate of 2014

    "In effect, to increase the number of cabin seats, the space allotted to each passenger must be reduced. However, this reduced comfort remains tolerable for the passengers in as much as the flight lasts only one or a few hours."
  • 5 books to read this weekend

    Head to the library or bookstore to pick up one of these titles.

Spotlight topics on The Daily Circuit

The Daily Circuit Podcast

Subscribe directly with iTunes: Itunes link to podcast

You can also copy and paste this URL into your podcast software:

Listen Now

MPR News Radio

Hourly Newscast

The on-air team

Kerri Miller, Host
Kerri Miller

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, Co-Host
Tom Weber

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, Social media host
Stephanie Curtis

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.

Resources and Links