American diplomacy has vastly changed over the past three decades, Robert F. Worth says in his recent New York Times magazine article. The increased emphasis on security for diplomats, he says, has changed the way we negotiate abroad.Read more ›
Washington and Colorado voters signified that marijuana legalization is no longer a fringe issue. How has marijuana legalization become a more mainstream political conversation and what is the impact on the United States?Read more ›
The Great American Novel - we all dream about writing it, but who has the time? Maybe it would be a little less daunting if you could work on it 140 characters at a time. The Twitter Fiction Festival gets underway today.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.