Ventura defamation verdict full of surprises Jurors awarded Jesse Ventura about $1.8 million yesterday in his defamation lawsuit against author Chris Kyle. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with David Schultz about the verdict. Schultz teaches law and political science at Hamline University.7:20 a.m.
How Waseca's reacting to lesser charges in the LaDue case John LaDue, 17, was once charged with planning to kill his family and bomb his school, but a judge has dismissed the most serious of those charges. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with reporter Elizabeth Baier about the community's reaction after the judge's order.7:45 a.m.
U.S. Judge Sides With Iraq, Blocks Kurds' Attempt To Sell Oil
A U.S. judge has blocked an effort by Iraq's Kurdistan region to sell $100 million worth of crude oil to refiners in the U.S. It's sitting in a giant tanker ship off the coast of Texas. The judge agreed with the Iraqi government that the oil belongs to it and not the Kurds.
Korean Baseball Team Fills The Stands With Fanbots
The Hanwha Eagles lost over 400 games in five years. But online fans have stayed true. Now remote fans can control robots at the stadium that are wearing jerseys, cheering and bearing the fans' faces.