In 2018, North Dakota state Rep. Ruth Buffalo made history as the first Democratic Native American woman elected to serve in the state Legislature. She spoke with MPR News about her legislative priorities.
Do you feel that you get the health care you pay for? Or is the industry price-gouging the very people it seeks to serve? MPR News with Kerri Miller spoke with Dr. Marty Makary about his new book "The Price We Pay."
Ten candidates take the stage at the third Democratic debate. Which one is most electable? That's the question many voters are asking. But is it the right one? On Thursday, the electability conundrum and what it means for 2020.
Slavery is a critical part of U.S. history, yet many students leave high school without a strong understanding of its role in shaping the country. Two educators shared their approach to teaching difficult history with MPR News host Kerri Miller.
While there's no official guidebook to dealing with death, a new book by Dr. BJ Miller and Shoshana Berger comes pretty close. "A Beginner's Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death" helps people who are nearing death or in the process of grieving. They share advice that's both practical -- like tips for cleaning up your attic -- to the more pithy -- like advice on how to tell someone you're dying. The authors join MPR News host Kerri Miller for a conversation...
Our vocabulary changes with the times -- gaining new definitions and ditching outdated ones. MPR News' Kerri Miller spoke with etymologist Anatoly Liberman about why we're dumbing it down and moving on from snobbish words.
President Trump is unlike any other president. How should newsrooms adapt to cover the current political world? Guest host Tiffany Hanssen spoke with Jay Rosen, media critic and NYU professor, and Mi-Ai Parrish, former publisher of The Arizona Republic and current professor at ASU.
The final conversation in our Women of Faith series is with Barbara Brown Taylor, who describes how teaching world religions to college students stretched and reformed her own faith in her new book "Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others."
Heavier rains are driving historically high water levels and more frequent flooding in cities across the United States. How are cities bracing themselves for more climate-driven inundation? MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner filled in for host Kerri Miller.