Climatologist says tornadoes hit where expected MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about a storm system that developed quickly yesterday and spawned tornados. He also has the forecast for the state's walleye fishing opener and Mother's Day on Sunday.6:50 a.m.
Artist Ralph Steadman: More than just 'Fear and Loathing' British artist Ralph Steadman is best known in the United States for his decades illustrating the work of journalist Hunter S. Thompson, especially in Rolling Stone magazine and the book 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.' But a new documentary makes the case for Steadman as an artist in his own right.7:25 a.m.
Vikings get QB of the future in Bridgewater Last night the Minnesota Vikings picked their quarterback of the future in the first round of National Football League draft. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune.8:45 a.m.
Oklahoma Delays Next Execution For 6 Months
The execution of Charles Warner has been delayed while the state investigates last week's botched execution. Details of the bungled execution have ignited debate, and invigorated legal challenges.
Museum Visitors Name New Species Of Wasp
A newly-discovered species of Thai wasp will be called Ampulex Dementor after the soul-sucking Dementors in Harry Potter. The name was chosen after voting at Berlin's Natural History Museum.
Apple Expected To Buy Beats Electronics
The deal is worth more than $3 billion, according to the Financial Times. The headphone maker and music streaming distributor was founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine.