WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Russia

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

5 Gophers Make U.S. Olympic Women’s Hockey Team

Five members or former members of the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team will be heading to Sochi in Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Among those who were named to the team was forward Amanda Kessel, who was named NCAA player of the year.

01/01/2014

(credit: CBS)

Give To The Max Helping International Adoption Agencies

For the fifth straight year, it was Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. And it appears that all the charitable giving was more than the website could handle. So many people went to the website to donate, that it crashed around 1 p.m. Thursday.

11/14/2013

(credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Good Question: Why Does Snowden Seek Ecuador?

Russian president Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the man who leaked secret documents about a U.S. surveillance program is holed up inside the Moscow airport. On Sunday, Edward Snowden flew from Hong Kong to Russia – a country that has no extradition agreement with the US.

06/25/2013

(credit: CBS)

Minnesota Native, Astronaut Talks About Mission To Space Station

Minnesota native Karen Nyberg, an astronaut with NASA, is making her final preparations for a trip to the International Space Station and joined the WCCO Morning Show Thursday to talk about the upcoming mission.

05/09/2013

(credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Weather Blog: Russia’s Most Shocking

This morning we’re hearing that a “shock wave,” created by a meteor, caused damage and injuries in Russia last night. So far a few people have asked me: “uhhhhhhhh… what is a shock wave?” No, seriously, they did ask… and just like that.

02/15/2013

(credit: Getty Images/Ronald Martinez)

Kirilenko Wins Europe League Player Of The Year Award

Andrei Kirilenko won the 2012 FIBA Europe Men’s Play of the Year Award on Tuesday, and it’s the second time he’s netted the honor.

02/12/2013

John and Renee Thomas, Russian Adoption

Talk Of Russian Adoption Ban Straining Minn. Family’s Hopes

For years, Minnesota families have opened their hearts and homes to hundreds of orphans from Russia.

12/27/2012

Alexey Shved

Timberwolves’ Alexey Shved Knows How To Close A 4th Quarter

Russian-native Alexey Shved is becoming a crunch-time performer who can’t wait for a back court teammate to join him. He represents an interesting dynamic: young and unafraid to take shots – especially in the fourth quarter.

12/03/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Wild Crash Survivor

Two trucks collide in Russia. One driver is thrown through the windshield. He lands on his feet and walks away. All this caught on a dashboard camera. See the video.

09/24/2012

(credit: CBS)

Ex-Orphan Loses Legs, Still Plays A Mean Softball

Elena Evans’ story began in Russia and has taken her to the land of opportunity. In her case, it’s also been the land of unconditional love.

06/30/2012

(credit: CBS)

Russian Kettle Bells Now Popular Exercise Option In US

Originated in Russia, kettle bells were used to train soldiers in the fields. In 2000, the exercise came over to United States and took off.

05/29/2012

more

previous