4 Things To Know: BLM Arrests, Charlie Sheen Has HIV, & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about from Tuesday, Nov. 17. They include a large protest that cut off traffic on a main Twin Cities thoroughfare Monday night, and a fast food sea change.
MNfusion: 'Faces Of War' Comes To Museum Of Russian ArtEstablished in 2001, the Museum of Russian art actually lives in a building that once was a Minnesotan church. The museum houses rotating exhibits that stay anywhere from six months to a year. Their latest, "Faces of War: Russia in World War I," opened on Sept. 26.
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.
Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav 'Slava' Fetisov On "Red Army""Red Army" revolves around Vyacheslav "Slava" Fetisov - the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you'll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia's hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
MN Farmers Brace For Russian Food BanMinnesota farmers are bracing after Russia imposed a U.S. food ban in reaction to sanctions. Exports are important for Minnesota farmers, who grow more food than they can use. The ban, which is now in effect, means even more surplus food and lost revenue.
Good Question: Do Sanctions Work?President Obama has imposed new sanctions against Russia for failing to end the conflict in Ukraine. The goal is to weaken Russia's economy and to get President Putin's attention. "On top of the sanctions we've already imposed we are therefore designating certain sectors of the Russian economy as eligible for sanctions," President Obama said during a press conference last Wednesday.
Rep. Kline Calls Russian Behavior 'Way Beyond The Pale'U.S. Rep. John Kline talked about the Malaysian Airlines disaster, school lunches and more with Esme Murphy on WCCO Sunday Morning.
Senate Takes Up Energy Bill Amid Keystone SquabbleThe Senate has voted to take up a bill that supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline want to use as a vehicle to authorize immediate construction of the proposed pipeline from Canada to the United States.
Hamline Prof. Reacts To Ukraine-Russia TensionsWith Ukraine and Russia on the verge of a possible war, the rest of world is watching and waiting to see the next course of action.
MN Grad, Team USA Member Rescues Strays In SochiSome of the puppies rescued at the Sochi Olympics are starting to come to the states. One member of the USA Men's Hockey Team, and his wife, brought home a couple of the strays. And, they have Minnesota ties.
Day After Collapse, US Women Try To Enjoy Silver There were plenty of little things that went wrong for the Americans in their fourth consecutive Olympic loss to their archrivals, but the biggest issue was this: They had a two-goal lead with 3:26 left to play in the third period, and they let Canada back in the game.
Hockey Fans Cheer Team USA At Blaine's Herb Brooks CenterSaturday's Olympic hockey match-up between Team USA and Russia had many thinking back 34 years ago to the "Miracle on Ice" game at Lake Placid. So it was only fitting that a viewing party was held at the Herb Brooks Training Center at the Schwan's Super Rink in Blaine, with dozens of hockey fans in attendance. "You get to see the best players," said fan Brian Maloney. "It's fun to watch them play the Russians with all the history and stuff."