News & Features Archive

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Allina and a nurses union are at loggerheads primarily over health benefits. (05/31/2016)
"He is a demagogue who seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator," Hawking said. (05/31/2016)
An attorney for longtime coach J Robinson says his client told his superiors "through multiple channels" earlier this year that team members were using drugs. (05/31/2016)
An impressive collection of contemporary musicians wrote songs for the album, which is getting good reviews.
Neil Gaiman is best known for his fictional creations, but he's also a prolific producer of essays, album liner notes, speeches and introductions -- now collected in "The View From the Cheap Seats."
An autopsy was performed soon after Prince's body was discovered. Since then, an investigation has been underway to determine the exact cause of death.
An unlikely leader rises in a poor, rural Southern school district.
Despite U.S. efforts to staunch the flow, numbers are approaching the crisis of two years ago. U.S. Border Patrol agents say it's diverting resources away from catching drug and human traffickers.
Here's something to consider the next time you pour milk on your cereal: The carbon footprint of a gallon of milk is about the same as a 25-mile drive in a pickup truck.
The sentiments help explain the rise of outsider candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders and suggests challenges ahead for fractured parties that must come together to win this fall.
However, the airlines weren't ready to say "mission accomplished" yet, as it's just the beginning of the busy summer travel season.
His new album "Rivers" honors the journey from his African home to Minnesota.
Longtime MPR host Gary Eichten's event at the Museum of Russian Art with history professor Nick Hayes of St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict. Hayes is writing a book about his 40 years traveling, studying and teaching in the Soviet Union and Russia. It's called "Looking for Leningrad: My Soviet Life."
MPR News reporters are writing on scene at the trial of three Twin Cities men accused of trying to join the ISIS terror group. Read their most recent dispatches.

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