The U.S. House took up a Senate-passed bill this week that would limit Bush-era tax cuts to the first $250,000 of income. With both the White House and Congress up for grabs in the November elections, the debate - and the eventual deal - has higher stakes than ever.Read more ›
Tourism is up worldwide as populations boom and the middle-class in many countries expands. But not every country is ready for a great influx of tourists, and tourism agencies are struggling to adapt.Read more ›
There was no shortage of new cheating scandals in academic settings in the past few months. But a new problem is beginning to surface: Many students don't even understand what constitutes cheating.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."
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.