Preservationists: Don't demolish Peavey Plaza Minneapolis' Peavey Plaza is unsafe, inaccessible and too expensive to maintain, say officials with the city's planning department. They want to replace the park with a newly designed plaza they say will better suit the city's needs. Preservationists say the plan goes too far.7:20 a.m.
Remembering some of Duluth's lost architecture Architectural historians will tell you that Minneapolis has torn down a number of lovely historic buildings over the decades. In Duluth many historic buildings have also fallen victim to fire or the wrecking ball. There's a new book that celebrates the Twin Ports buildings that have been lost to time called "Lost Duluth."7:25 a.m.
Not Your Cold War NATO: Alliance To Examine Itself
This weekend, thousands will descend on Chicago to attend a NATO summit. The gathering will focus on Afghanistan, but discussions will also include the future of NATO itself, and whether it can overcome its shortfalls. Recent missions show just how far the alliance is from the solidarity of its early days.
Afghan Justice: A Brief Trial, A Lengthy Sentence
After decades of war, Afghanistan doesn't have much of a legal system. The Afghan government is struggling to set up a court system and public trials. But it's a slow effort, and the Taliban sometimes offer their own brand of justice.
Fracking's Methane Trail: A Detective Story
Four years ago, an atmospheric scientist near Boulder, Colo., stumbled on surprising air pollution data: The region's levels of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, were far higher than anyone would have expected. What was going on? The search for an answer led straight to the natural gas and oil fields of northern Colorado.
Haitian Boy Rescued At Sea, Now A Coast Guard Grad
At age 6, Orlando Morel was adrift with other Haitian refugees in the waters off the Florida coast. The U.S. Coast Guard picked them up, he was adopted by an American, and now, at 24, he's a Coast Guard Academy graduate, headed back to those waters for duty.
TV Networks Try To Sell Advertisers On Fall Lineups
David Greene talks to reporter Kim Masters about some of the new TV shows coming out of this year's upfront presentations. The upfronts are when the networks present their fall lineups to advertisers and media. Masters is covering the upfronts for The Hollywood Reporter.
Fed: Sizeable Risk From Capitol Hill Gridlock
The Federal Reserve has unsealed the minutes of its Open Market Committee meeting in April. Fed officials warn that a failure to agree on a federal budget plan could mean businesses will delay hiring plans.