Since Dec. 1, we have had nine clear days recorded at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Minnesota State Climatology Office says the mean is 20 and a half. There have been 49 cloudy daysand 29 partly-cloudy days.
Seeing stock market swings of several hundred points is not unusual these days. But it can be strange to see people standing up clapping and cheering after the market takes a big dive.
Pregnancy is a physical and emotional experience for moms. It’s also one that brings all kinds of comments from those around them. So, what’s appropriate, (and what’s not!) to say to a pregnant woman? Good Question.
For a limited time, Morgan Freeman will be the voice of Google’s navigation app, Waze. But, what makes his sound music to our ears? Good Question.
Clinton won more women, Sanders did well with younger voters, conservative Evangelicals trended toward Cruz and Trump picked up votes across the board. Details like that had Cathy from Dayton wondering how we know so much about voters. How do exit polls work? Good Question.
According to CBS News, when the justices are at the Supreme Court, it’s the Supreme Court police. But, when they’re out on official business, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) gives the security detail.
A new study found some Starbucks favorites are filled with all the added sugar we should eat in a day — and then some. For example, a large white chocolate mocha has 74 sugary grams, and a large hot chocolate has 60 grams of sugar.
A study by bankrate.com found 63 percent of people couldn’t come up $500 to cover it from their savings. So, how much should we set aside for emergencies? Good Question.
Antonin Scalia was the longest serving justice on the current Supreme Court when he passed away on Saturday. President Ronald Reagan appointed him and the U.S. Senate confirmed him in 1986, giving Scalia 30 influential years on the bench.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the best Good Questions submitted by viewers the previous week. This Friday, she’s looking at filing fees on taxes, the size of water bottles and USPS trucks on Sunday.
A new study from Stanford and Time Magazine finds 77 percent of us want to live to 100, but aren’t putting in the work to get there. We always hear we should eat well and exercise, but what does that mean?
A reporter for The Guardian made news this week when he uninstalled the Facebook app on his Android phone. He said that move alone consistently gave him 20 percent more battery power.
Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, a day when millions of Christians all over the world head to church and leave with a cross of ashes on their foreheads. So, why ashes on Ash Wednesday? Good Question.
At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He’s been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers had throughout the week. This time, she’s looking at lottery winnings, Super Bowl home advantages, and soaps.
This week, several WCCO viewers emailed asking, “Wouldn’t it be great to have the Super Bowl on a Saturday?” In its 50 years, that’s never happened and the NFL has said it doesn’t anticipate switching game day from Sunday.
The official National Weather Service tally for the MSP airport for our February snowstorm is 9.4 inches. But, chances are, if someone stuck a ruler in the snow this morning, they’d find something different.
Tuesday’s snowstorm is shaping up to be the biggest of the season for the metro area. This storm is a long ways away from our record, but it will beat out some of our top snowstorms over the past ten years.
Whether you’re an early riser or night owl, you’ve finally noticed days are getting longer. The sun rose Monday at 7:33 a.m. and set at 5:20 p.m. That’s almost an hour more light than Dec. 21, the shortest day of the year.
Every Friday, Heather Brown answers a few of our viewers’ burning questions. This week, she finds out how the first episode of a T.V. series got its unique name and why our stomachs growl. Plus, she learns a bit about birds’ winter migration habits.
Barbie has stood 11-and-a-half-inches tall — with a shape that defies reality — since 1959. But Mattel announced Thursday that the world’s most famous doll is getting a makeover.
On Monday, voters in Iowa will gather in libraries, schools and churches to start the process of choosing the next president. The following week, the people of New Hampshire will cast their votes for the party nominees at the polls. So why do Iowa and New Hampshire vote first? Good Question.
For weeks, there’s been at least one attack ad from the PAC supporting Jeb Bush against Marco Rubio for missing votes in the U.S. Senate while campaigning for President. So, can candidates do two jobs at once? Good Question.
It’s no longer just child’s play. One of our favorite childhood activities is now a full-fledged phenomenon among adults. Coloring books for grownups are now six of the top ten best-selling books on Amazon.
Every Friday, Heather Brown looks at some of your Good Questions that didn’t get turned into a full segment. This week, she’s looking into the language of pilots, the shelf life of car seats, and the fate of all those pennies you’ve tossed into the Mall of America’s fountains.