Baseball stories to inspire art at new ballpark Craig David, one of the artists designing the murals expected to go on the new Minnesota Twins ballpark in Minneapolis, wants to incorporate baseball stories and memories from everyday Minnesotans into his work.6:55 a.m.
Tracking The Money In The Health Care Debate
As Congress prepares to overhaul the nation's health care system, anyone with a financial stake in the outcome wants to be in on the action. NPR's Dollar Politics series is tracking the lobbying money in the debate, and the interests at stake.
Town Home To Many Out-Of-Work Wall Streeters
Many Ridgewood, N.J., residents built their lives as brokers, bankers and in scores of other financial jobs. But the recession has altered lives and changed the mood in the bedroom community.
Will Health Care Overhaul Be Partisan Action?
President Obama wants to overhaul the nation's health care system, and he would like it done in bipartisan fashion. But the more details congressional Democrats reveal about their health care plans, the louder Republicans protest. That raises the question: How many Republicans do the Democrats really need — or want — to support their health care plans?
Author's Short Stories Offer Peek Into Zimbabwe
Petina Gappah, a writer from Zimbabwe, works as an international trade lawyer in Geneva. She's written fictional stories about every layer of Zimbabwean culture. Gappah talks with Renee Montagne about her first collection of short stories, An Elegy for Easterly.
Obama To Lay Groundwork For Immigration Debate
President Obama meets at the White House Thursday with supporters and opponents of changes to the nation's immigration system. Aides say the president hopes to start a formal debate on immigration later this year.
Is Apple Obliged To Say More About CEO's Health?
A hospital disclosed this week that the computer maker's CEO had a liver transplant because he had "end-stage liver disease" and was the sickest patient on the list, raising questions about whether the company should have disclosed more about his condition to investors.
Savage: Obama Denies Gays 'Gold Standard' Rights
Gay activist Dan Savage says, "President Obama should be very angry with candidate Obama" because the latter raised the expectations of his gay supporters and the former has failed to deliver results.
Billionaire Stanford To Appear In Texas Court
Indicted Texas financier Allen Stanford is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Houston on charges he cheated investors out of $7 billion. Stanford previously has said he is not guilty of running a Ponzi scheme.
Bernanke To Answer Questions Of A Cover-Up
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is on Capital Hill Thursday responding to charges that the Fed engaged in a cover-up as it aided Bank of America's takeover of Merrill Lynch.