While the American economy is still strong, Jonathan Rauch says a fundamental problem remains: millions of workers, especially less-educated males, are leaving the workforce in record numbers.Read more ›
New research indicates that some people may be hard-wired for binge drinking. We'll look at the latest research, and what colleges are doing to fight the problem.Read more ›
By some measures Generation X came out of the latest recession more bruised and battered than other age groups. Those aged 35 to 44 saw the biggest decline in net worth.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.