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U.S. On Track For Most Measles Cases In A Decade

The United States seems to be on track to have more measles cases than any year in more than a decade, with virtually all cases linked to other countries, including Europe where there’s a big outbreak.

05/05/2011

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Good Question: Why Do We Care About The Royal Wedding?

t may be the most watched television event in the history of the world. Perhaps 2 billion people will watch Prince William and Kate Middelton get married. So, why do so many Americans care about the royal wedding?

04/28/2011

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Do You Know What The National Debt Is?

A trillion here, a trillion there….WHO’S COUNTING? You should!

04/06/2011

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Good Question: What Is NATO?

Soon, the United States will turn over the lead role in operations against Libya to NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. So, what is NATO and does the U.S. really control the organization?

03/29/2011

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Good Question: How Are Military Operations Named?

When the United States decided to join allies in launching an attack on Libya, the U.S. military titled it “Operation Odyssey Dawn.” So, how are military operations named?

03/22/2011

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Hundreds Killed In Tsunami After 8.9 Japan Quake

A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control.

03/11/2011

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Report: Minneapolis Tied For 10th Most Dangerous City

Usually, Minneapolis has been considered one of the safest big cities in the country, but in a surprising new survey, Minneapolis is ranked as one of the 10 most dangerous.

02/18/2011

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U.S. Sues Boston Scientific, Alleging False Claims

The United States is suing Boston Scientific, alleging its Guidant unit knew some of its heart devices were defective but continued to sell them anyway.

01/27/2011

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Pawlenty To U.S.: Don’t Be Greece

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says the United States followed Greece into democracy but should take steps so the country does not follow it into bankruptcy.

01/13/2011

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Forbes Ranks Twin Cites No. 4 Job Market In U.S.

A new report by Forbes Magazine calls the Twin Cities one of the nation’s top job markets, perhaps offering a little hope for people who have long been looking for work.

01/11/2011

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Klobuchar, Schumer Wager On Twins-Yankees Series

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and New York Sen. Charles Schumer have a friendly bet riding on the Twins-Yankees playoff series.

10/06/2010

How is Our Relationship with Iran? – 6/5/10

With the three detained American hikers still held prisoner in Iran, U of M anthropology professor Bill Beeman joins the program to discuss the country’s relationship with the Middle Eastern state.

06/06/2010

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