Minn. Senate approves medical marijuana bill In a bipartisan vote, the state Senate voted 48 to 18 Tuesday for a bill that allows approved patients access to cannabis in pill and liquid form, but not smoking. The Senate measure does not have the blessing of law enforcement or DFL Gov. Mark Dayton.6:20 a.m.
Syrian Opposition Finds A Voice On Pirate Radio
Steve Inskeep talks to Syrian journalist Obadah Al-Kaddri about being named one of Time magazine's top 100 influential people. Al-Kaddri is director of Radio Watan, a pirate station heard in Syria.
Dancers Find A Second Act At Palm Springs Follies
The Palm Springs Follies is an old-fashioned musical revue with a difference: the performers are old enough to have been in shows like this in their heyday. After 23 seasons, the show closes in May.
Nigeria's Economy Leads Other African Nations
Steve Inskeep talks to Matthew Bishop, New York bureau chief at The Economist, about Nigeria's economy. The biggest country in Africa has also just become the continent's largest economy.
Yogurt May Become New York's Official Snack
The New York State Senate voted on Tuesday to make yogurt the official state snack. The measure now moves on to the State Assembly. New York is the leading yogurt producer in America.