Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Growing Karen population has court scrambling for interpreters Like Minnesota's Hmong population, many have moved from refugee camps in Thailand. There are now estimated to be more than 7,000 Karen people living in the St. Paul metro area -- more than double their population just four years ago. 6:40 a.m.
After federal judge's same-sex marriage ruling, Wisconsin county clerks say 'I do' After a federal judge Monday refused to temporarily halt same-sex marriages in Wisconsin, and the state plans a court challenge, same-sex couples in many counties there are continuing to get married. 7:20 a.m.
Clinton praises progress since Civil Rights Act "We have made so much progress. We are less racist. We are less sexist. We are less homophobic than we used to be," Clinton said in his remarks on civil rights. "Our one remaining bigotry is we don't want to be around anybody that disagrees with us anymore." 7:40 a.m.
Dylan reveals 'Another Side' and 'My Back Pages' Fifty years ago today, in the wee hours of the morning, Bob Dylan finished recording his fourth studio album, "Another Side of Bob Dylan." 8:49 a.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Detroit's Big 3 Pledge Millions To Help City Workers' Pensions
Ford, General Motors and Chrysler are offering a multimillion dollar donation toward a deal to ease pension cuts for retirees, and preserve the lucrative collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia
Virginia is dependent on coal mining and export, but it also faces routine flooding from rising sea levels. That irony is a very real, day-to-day problem for residents.
Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office
NPR's Steve Henn, along with two tech experts, allowed Internet traffic through his laptop and cellphone to be monitored. If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would he find out?
We Said 'Tie', Listeners Told Us We Were Wrong
On Monday's show, we mentioned a tie in soccer. Listeners let us know it's not a tie, it's a draw. Also, it's not 2 goals to nothing, it's 2 to nil.
Taliban Claim Credit For Another Attack In Karachi
Militants are attacking a security training facility near the Karachi airport. The incident comes less than two days after a deadly attack on the Karachi airport itself.
Clinton Sought 'Tougher Deal,' But Won't Second-Guess Bergdahl Swap
NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, Hard Choices, will be published on Tuesday.
Supreme Court Rules BP Must Keep Paying For Spill
Under a legal settlement, BP has been sending money to businesses affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill. The company said the terms of the settlement are being misinterpreted. The court disagreed.
Microsoft And Sony Kick Off E3 With Dueling Announcements
Every year, gamers turn their eyes to Los Angeles for E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. It's the annual video game industry convention.
Oil Field Work Pays Well But The Conditions Aren't For Everyone
Some of the best paying jobs in the American West are in the oil and gas industry. But only 18 percent are held by women, and many of those are office jobs which pay considerably less.
Short Suit Is A Cool Way To Look Professional In Summer Months
On top is the traditional suit jacket but down below instead of longs pants, there are shorts to match the jacket.
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