Central Corridor parking makes businesses nervous Plans for a light-rail line along University Avenue have made many St. Paul business owners both cautious and curious. Now they're learning that the proposal to link Minneapolis and St. Paul could eat up much more street parking than initially thought.7:20 a.m.
2008 MSP International Film Festival set to launch The 26th Annual Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival kicks off tonight. Critics agree, with the largest selection of films ever shown at the event, this year's festival has much to offer.7:50 a.m.
Several theater shows opening this weekend Theater fans will have plenty of options in the Twin Cities this weekend -- classics, musicals and world premieres of brand new plays. St. Paul Pioneer Press theater critic and Morning Edition arts commentator Dominic Papatola stopped by to discuss what's going on.8:25 a.m.
Bread Lines Symbolize Egyptians' Financial Woes
Once the breadbasket of the Roman Empire, Egypt faces growing unrest related to high food prices. Recently, long and sometimes violent lines have formed at bakeries selling subsidized bread, and ordinary Egyptians say it's impossible to make ends meet.
Internet Health Records: Convenience at a Cost?
Web sites that allow you to store information about your medical care provide both you and your doctors quick access to records. But maintaining them can be time-consuming, or worse, can jeopardize your privacy.
Broncos and Boudin: The Angola Prison Rodeo
Hidden Kitchens travels to the Louisiana State Penitentiary and the world of unexpected, below-the-radar, down-home convict cooking at the Angola Prison Rodeo. The event, which draws thousands of spectators, features traditional dishes prepared and sold by inmates at the prison farm.
Britain's PM Visits Bush, Presidential Candidates
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is visiting the United States this week. Brown will meet with President Bush and all three U.S. presidential candidates, but he has also focused his trip on the current economic downturn.
Second Mistrial for 'Miami Seven' Terror Suspects
In Miami, a federal judge declared a second mistrial against six men — the seventh was acquitted — accused of plotting an attack on Chicago's Sears Tower and FBI offices. Prosecutors built their case on the testimony of a paid informant posing as an al-Qaida operative.
Talk with Catholic Educators on Pope's D.C. Agenda
Pope Benedict will address a group of Catholic educators Thursday about what it means to be a Catholic institution. First, though, he celebrated Mass with tens of thousands of worshippers in the nation's capital. It's part of his six-day visit to the U.S.
Olympic Torch Traces Route Through New Delhi
The Olympic torch was carried through the heart of the Indian capital Thursday. Hours earlier, Tibetan exiles gathered in protest. India is home to the world's largest community of exiled Tibetans, as well as the Dalai Lama and his government in exile.
McCain on Health Care: Cutting Costs Is Key
Both Democratic presidential candidates continue to debate their plans to cover the 47 million Americans who currently have no health insurance. But presumptive GOP nominee John McCain's plan would move the nation's health care system in a different direction.
Samsung Chairman Indicted for Tax Evasion
Samsung Electronics is known in this country for flat screen TVs. In South Korea, Samsung is the biggest conglomerate, and a large chunk of the economy. That didn't stop a South Korean prosecutor from indicting Samsung's chairman for tax evasion Thursday.
Merrill Lynch Reports $2B in First-Quarter Losses
One of the country's biggest investment firms, Merrill Lynch, announced net losses of nearly $2 billion for the first quarter of the year — on top of last year's record losses as a result of the housing market meltdown. Merrill's CEO John Thain is now trying boost confidence among shareholders.