Franken: Student debt stymies the U.S. economy Student debt is in the spotlight this week in Washington. On Monday, President Obama signed an executive order that allows more borrowers to cap student loan payments at 10 percent of their monthly income. MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with Sen. Al Franken about the proposal.7:25 a.m.
Cher's 'farewell' tour hits Target Center Today's Morning Edition music is the song "Woman's World" by Cher. It's from her latest album. The 68-year-old diva performs tonight at Target Center in Minneapolis as part of her "Dressed to Kill" tour.8:49 a.m.
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School Lunch Debate: What's At Stake?
Lawmakers in the House plan to vote this week on whether to allow schools to delay implementing new nutrition standards in school lunches. Some policymakers have called the standards "over the top."
Emirates Airlines Cancels Major Airbus Order
The airline dropped plans to buy 70 Airbus A350 wide-body jets — a deal worth close to $22 billion. An Emirates spokesman said the airline is "reviewing our fleet requirements."