All the news from Northern Minnesota A cellphone tower in the boundary waters sparks a lawsuit, nurses picket in Duluth and the Splitrock lighthouse turns 100. Bob Kelleher joins Cathy Wurzer to discuss all the news from Northern Minnesota.8:35 a.m.
Father Plans To Sue CIA After Son Put On 'Kill' List
Civil liberties groups are looking to challenge the U.S. government's right to target an American citizen on the grounds that he's a terrorist. Anwar al-Awlaki is a cleric living in Yemen. He is also an American citizen. And the U.S. has argued that it has the legal right to strike and kill him.
Mosque Debate Expected To Leave Scars
In an interview with Steve Inskeep on Morning Edition, Anti-Defamation League President Abraham Foxman says an Islamic community center should not be built near Ground Zero, which he called "sacred ground."
Amid Mexico's Drug War, A Rush For Bulletproof Cars
The spike in violence in Mexico has been a boon to the security sector, including the armored car industry. Fears of gun attacks and kidnappings has some spending thousands of dollars to make vehicle windows bulletproof and harden auto bodies with Kevlar.
Audubon's First Print Is Found, Ending Long Search
For decades, scholars have wondered what happened to naturalist John James Audubon's first commercial illustration, of a small bird called a heath hen. In 1824, the engraving was destined to decorate a banknote -- but it was soon lost. Now an example has been found.
CDC: Obesity Is A "Major Public Health Threat"
The U.S. obesity epidemic continues its alarming increase. Federal health officials say the number of states where nearly one-third of the adults is obese has tripled. Officials say states are going to have to work hard to stop the epidemic.
U.S. Wheat Producers Benefit From Shortage
Russia's wheat crop has been burning up in the summer sun. In Canada, wet weather has hampered the crop. Meanwhile, U.S. wheat producers are benefiting. The worldwide shortage of high-quality grain is driving prices higher. On the downside, consumers are likely to pay more for bread, cereal and other products.