Despite America's focus on Mexico's troubling drug war and illegal immigration, many believe that the tides are turning for the country. Last year the country had larger GDP growth than Brazil, and as wages in China rise, the country looks to take a large hold of the world manufacturing market.Read more ›
The fifth version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual will be published in May 2013, and it includes some big changes. How will it change how psychiatrists and psychologists diagnose patients?Read more ›
In the wake of the 27 deaths in the Newtown, Conn. school shooting, we'll analyze the state of gun control in America. We'll look at our country's current policies and laws and discuss why the topic is so charged.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.