Chinese Delegates In Minn. To Learn 'Hot-Line' Technique From XcelA delegation from China traveled to the Twin Cities to learn from Xcel Energy. The utility company's crews do daily maintenance on power lines, and often people at home are none the wiser.
Ask An Expert: How To Visit China On A BudgetCecilia Minges lived as an expat in Shanghai, China for four years.
Elon Musk Says Some Tesla Cars Will Be Built In ChinaTesla CEO Elon Musk says his company will eventually start making some of its electric cars in China.
Philosophy Professor In St. Cloud Pleads Guilty To Smuggling IvoryA St. Cloud State University philosophy professor has pleaded guilty to illegally smuggling items made of elephant ivory from the United States to China.
5 Of The Best New Year's Eve Celebrations In The WorldA look at five of the best New Year's Eve celebrations from around the world.
Minn. Representatives Join Pelosi On Rare Visit To TibetU.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led a delegation of congressional Democrats on a rare trip by foreign politicians to Tibet, during a visit to China that included meetings with officials in Beijing.
Good Question: What Second Language Should Our Children Learn?Language immersion programs have been growing in Minnesota as more and more parents want their kids to learn another language. There were fewer than 30 programs in the state just ten years ago, and now there are more than 70.
U.S. Stocks Finish Down 588 PointsU.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points at one point in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street.
Good Question: How Many Nuclear Weapons Still Exist?The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago Thursday. Estimates of causalities were anywhere between 90,000 and 160,000 people. It was the first nuclear weapon ever used, at a time when the United States was the only country with that capability. All of that has changed.
Chinese Co. Treats 6,400 Workers With 4-Day Trip To FranceTo celebrate its 20th anniversary, a Chinese company gave its nearly 6,400 workers quite a reward. Each worker received a four day trip to France and Monaco.
Lumber Liquidators Stops Selling Some Floors Made In ChinaLumber Liquidators has stopped selling some floors made in China after a "60 Minutes" report discovered its laminate flooring contained high levels of formaldehyde.
Medical Device Maker Settles Lawsuit For $4.4 MillionMedtronic has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the federal government accusing the company of selling medical devices made in China and Malaysia to the U.S. military.