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  • The Abbey Church, St. John's UniversitySt. John's Abbey releases list of 18 monks accused of abuse
    The list of 18 current and former monks includes nine living at Saint John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minn., under "supervised safety plans," the abbey said.7:20 a.m.
  • Global MarketMinneapolis may offer Global Market a financial break
    The Minneapolis City Council on Tuesday will discuss measures intended to help the cash-strapped Midtown Global Market. The city's Community Development Committee will consider forgiving more than a million dollars the Market owes to the city, as well as whether to contribute a $150,000 parking subsidy.7:25 a.m.
  • New collection celebrates gospel music
    Do you have a gospel music fan on your Christmas list? If so, you may want to check out a new four-CD collection that is being released today.8:49 a.m.

National Public Radio Stories

  • Treasury Department Sells Its Stake In GM
    The U.S. Department of Treasury has gotten out of the auto business. The government completed its sales of stock in General Motors on Monday.
  • LA Sheriff's Deputies Face Charges Of Inmate Abuse
    Eighteen current and former Los Angeles sheriff's deputies are facing federal charges, accused of civil rights violations and obstruction of justice. The indictments are part of an ongoing FBI probe into allegations of widespread abuse against inmates at county jails.
  • Mandela Memorial Service Underway In South Africa
    People danced and swayed to music under a sea of colorful rain umbrellas as crowds gathered at a huge soccer stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela.
  • Women Still Largely Absent From Corporate Boards
    Women hold only about 17 percent of the seats on boards of directors of Fortune 500 companies, and they have an even smaller percentage of senior executive positions, according to a new study.
  • In Egypt, Protests Shift To University Campuses
    Student activism is now at the heart of dissent against the state. But like Egypt itself, the movement is divided. Secular and Islamist protesters are closing down their campuses and demanding that the police be tried for their crimes.
  • Businesses Object To Posting On-Job Injuries Online
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is pushing to post employers' workplace injury records online for easy public examination. But business groups oppose the proposed rules.
  • Rain Is Pouring On Capacity Crowd At Mandela Memorial
    On the day Nelson Mandela emerged from 27 years in prison, it was raining in Johannesburg — a good omen in South Africa. It was pouring again Tuesday on a stadium overflowing with those celebrating and saying farewell to Mandela. Steve Inskeep has the latest on Tuesday's public memorial service.
  • Malala, Hailed Around The World, Controversial At Home
    Malala Yousafzai is widely viewed as a heroine in the West, for her brave stand against the Taliban's violent repression of girls' right to education. But the 16-year-old is the subject of fierce debate at home in Pakistan, and some worry that she is being exploited for ideological purposes.
  • Marc Myers' Holiday Music Picks
    Steve Inskeep talks with the Wall Street Journal's Marc Myers about the season's best holiday music. Myers sifted through more than 100 Christmas albums to find his favorites.
  • China's November Growth Adds To Hope For Global Upturn
    China's factory output is up 10 percent from a year ago, and exports are up almost 13 percent. That rebound has been helped by a boost in demand for Chinese goods in the U.S. and the E.U. in the lead-up to the holiday shopping season.

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