The NCAA announced its punishment for Penn State this morning following a child sex-abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Penn State faces a $60 million fine, as well as four-year postseason ban.Read more ›
The United States has been in Afghanistan for more than a decade and lost nearly two thousand soldiers, yet the goals of the war remain unclear and elusive. In his new book, 'Little America,' Rajiv Chandrasekaran looks at what went wrong.Read more ›
Like many kids, Marlene Zuk spent much of her childhood fascinated by insects, and as she grew up that passion lead her to career in science. Her newest book, "Sex on Six Legs," examines how even the smallest creatures lead complex lives.Read more ›
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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."
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