Minnesota Public Radio Stories
Radio documentary: How three archbishops hid the truth about clergy abuse When clergy sex abuse threatened to become a scandal in the Twin Cities, the archbishop in charge covered it up. So did the next archbishop, and the next. 7:20 a.m.
Does Minnesota really need still-broken MNsure site? Skeptics are questioning if Minnesota really needs the agency and its $100 million website. They note that about two-thirds of those who enrolled in plans using MNsure were already eligible for government insurance programs but just didn't know it or how to sign up. 8:25 a.m.
Rivals sow doubt about McFadden as GOP senate primary nears Flush with campaign money and buoyed by the Republican endorsement, political newcomer Mike McFadden seems a lock to win the Aug. 12 GOP primary. 8:35 a.m.
The Ramones link to The Replacements' 'Tim' Today's Morning Edition music is "Swingin Party" by the Replacements off their 1985 album "Tim." That album was produced by Thomas Erdelyi, who was better known as Tommy Ramone, the original drummer for The Ramones, who died Friday. 8:49 a.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Fighting Between Israel And Gaza Spans 1 Week
Thousands of Palestinian residents are taking shelter. The fighting shows no signs of slowing, despite international calls for a ceasefire and growing concerns about the mounting civilian death toll.
Palestinian Authority Bears Brunt Of West Bank Outrage
Political strife and unrest are powerful backdrops in the work of Palestinian writer Adania Shibli. She talks to Steve Inskeep about the mood in Ramallah.
Late-Game Goal Gives Germany World Cup Win Over Argentina
Germany takes home the 2014 World Cup title after a 1-0 win over Argentina on Sunday. It was a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play.
Brazilian Police Move In On Sunday's World Cup Protesters
There had been concern in the lead-up to the World Cup that the protests in Brazil would get worse as the tournament went on. But that didn't happen — until the final protest on Sunday turned violent.
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Hosts Underwater Concert
Four hours of music was piped through underwater speakers. Songs from Flipper and The Little Mermaid were played for divers, snorkelers and marine life.
Russia's Annexation Of Crimea Worries Baltic Nation Of Latvia
President Putin said he was acting to protect the rights of ethnic Russians in Crimea. Latvians fear Russia could use the Russian-speaking population to exert destabilizing pressure on their country.
Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress
We tend to soothe ourselves with sugar-laden foods when we're feeling strained. But they may make us feel even worse. Protein and omega-3s, on the other hand, can help reduce stress, researchers say.
China Indicts GlaxoSmithKline Investigators
Prosecutors in Shanghai have charged a British detective and his American wife with illegally buying and selling personal information about Chinese citizens.
Saskawhat? A Novel Berry Takes Root On Michigan Farms
Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, a shrub that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen — in jams and pies.
In The Future, Calorie Counting Could Be A Lot Easier
Tracking the food you eat can be tedious. But a GE scientist is working on a device that goes over your plate, and tells you exactly what's in the food you're about to eat.
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