In the first 155 days of the year, there were 154 suicides for active-duty troops. That far outdistances the U.S. forces killed in action in Afghanistan. Why are so many veterans committing suicide and what can be done to prevent it?Read more ›
We're playing the second in a four-part BBC series about the lifecycle of an athlete. In this episode, Claudia Hammond visits Jamaica's National Stadium in Kingston to find out why this small island turns out so many world class track athletes.Read more ›
The total number of scientific instruments monitoring Earth from space could decline by 75 percent by 2020. These satellites provide about 90 percent of the data used by the National Weather Service for forecasting.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.