The Great Recession had devastating effects for American families. Layoffs, foreclosures and income loss all contributed to a decline in lifestyle - and morale. How can Americans rebuild the wealth lost during the Great Recession?Read more ›
In "Yes, Chef," world-renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson tells the story of growing up as an adopted Ethiopian boy cooking with his Swedish grandmother. His new memoir is "his love letter to food and family in all its manifestations."Read more ›
In the aftermath of the Aurora, Colorado shooting, the mental health of 24-year-old suspect James Holmes is being called into question. How can mental illness lead to serious tragedies, and what are the warning signs to look for in young adults?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.