Happy hour with the Historical Society The Minnesota Historical Society bringing visitors to historic sites in new ways -- by appealing to a new demographic with a laid-back approach: happy hour.7:25 a.m.
Muslim leaders consider legal action after mosque rejection Muslim leaders are considering their options for legal action after the St. Anthony City Council rejected their plan to locate an Islamic place of worship in the city. ACLU staff attorney Heather Weaver discusses the federal law that protects religious organizations from discriminatory land-use regulations.7:45 a.m.
Romney Touts 2-Step Economic Plan In Cincinnati
Mitt Romney and President Obama contrasted their economic visions in dueling Ohio events Thursday. In Cincinnati, Romney attacked Obama's record on the economy and talked about his own plan to lower taxes and cut regulations.
In Ohio, Obama Calls For 'Shared Vision' On Economy
President Obama campaigned in Cleveland, Ohio, Thursday, where he gave a speech about the economy. The message was that the poor state of the economy is less the fault of Obama's policies and more due to Republican foot-dragging in Congress.
A Sail On The Nile Caps A Revolutionary Road Trip Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep offers final thoughts on his Revolutionary Road Trip through North Africa. We also hear from NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson and Leila Fadel, who will fill in for Soraya in Cairo next year.
Legal Help For The Poor In 'State Of Crisis'
Amid a funding crunch, legal aid programs that help poor people with civil disputes — like evictions and child custody cases — are laying off workers or even closing their doors. At one Baltimore office, lawyers say the number of people needing help has gone through the roof in recent years.
Yammer Agrees To $1.2 Billion Sale To Microsoft
Often called Facebook for the workplace, Yammer lets co-workers share files, message each other and organize meetings and events. Microsoft targeted it much like it did Skype, the video-calling company it bought last May for $8.5 billion.
Markets Encouraged By Plans To Calm Eurozone Panic
Turbulence and anxiety in the Eurozone have helped make this a volatile week on the markets. Global central banks are bracing themselves for worse and are moving to avert market panic ahead of the Greek election. Reports say they're preparing to take coordinated action to help banks by pumping in funds.
China's Economy Cools, Perhaps More Than Planned
The country's economy has not only been slowing down recently — it's been slowing faster than expected. That's due largely to overly effective efforts by Beijing to rein in earlier blistering, and unsustainable, growth. Many say the downshift will continue unless the economy undergoes serious reform.