The first presidential debate is Wednesday. How important are the debates to the ultimate outcome on Election Day? How much preparation work goes into them?Read more ›
Louise Erdrich's latest novel, "The Round House," tells the story of a crime on a North Dakota reservation in 1988. She joined us to discuss her new book.Read more ›
More couples are paying to select the sex of their children when they conceive. About 80 percent of American parents are using the procedure to have girls. Is it ethical to choose the sex of a child?Read more ›
Author interviews, book picks, and lists
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.