Last week, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said he didn't "think the generals are giving us their true advice" on the defense budget. What is the significance of this tension between belt-tightening and increased military spending?Read more ›
Who is the world's greatest living novelist? The Atlantic says Philip Roth. We check in with John Freeman, editor of Granta, and Marjorie Kehe, book editor for the Christian Science Monitor, about their picks.Read more ›
There's a growing trend of young girls starting puberty at an earlier age. While doctors don't know if the earlier development is linked to environmental stressors or outside hormones, it is leading to problems.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.