President Obama is urging greater government investment in alternative energy, but it's a slow-moving and polarized issue in Washington. Some companies aren't waiting. What are those companies doing that others should be?Read more ›
In her first book, Katherine Boo tells an engrossing non-fiction account of life in the slums of Mumbai. Following three people as they try to make it to the middle class, Boo spent three-and-a-half years with them to tell her story.Read more ›
It's no secret that young Americans are always "on." They're often simultaneously checking email, tweeting, texting and updating their Facebook page. Are there future cognitive consequences for hyperconnected millennials?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.