May 27, 2023

Fixit culture is on the rise, but repair legislation faces resistance

Adam Savage, host of Tested, and right to repair advocate, shows off the lathe he's fixing at his San Francisco workshop. Chloe Veltman | NPR […]
May 27, 2023

3 years later, some north Minneapolis businesses are still recovering from unrest

Three years ago, the Twins Cities area broke out in unrest after Minneapolis police murdered George Floyd on May 25. Though much of the focus […]
May 26, 2023

3 ways to protect your money if the U.S. defaults on its debt

Preschool teacher Jaqueline Benitez depends on California's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to help pay for food. If the debt ceiling isn't raised, SNAP and […]
May 26, 2023

Report: 20 of the world's richest economies, including the U.S., fuel forced labor

A worker carries a Chinese national flag to put it with those of other participating countries at the opening session of the G-20 foreign ministers […]
May 26, 2023

Minnesota's new rebate powers up 'Year of the e-bike'

Bike retailers around Minnesota say e-bike sales have surged in recent years. And they expect further growth now that Minnesota has joined the increasing number […]
May 24, 2023

Netflix has officially begun its plan to make users pay extra for password sharing

The Netflix logo is displayed on the company's website on Feb. 2, 2023, in New York. Netflix on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, outlined how it […]
May 24, 2023

A record number of Americans may fly this summer. Here's everything you need to know

Travelers line up to check in for United Airlines flights at San Francisco International Airport on July 1, 2022 in San Francisco, Calif. This summer […]
May 24, 2023

Lawmakers approve tougher penalties for water violators

Tucked inside a major environmental bill state lawmakers passed last week were new protections for Minnesota's groundwater. The bill gives state regulators stronger authority, including […]
May 23, 2023

New fund protects farmers when grain buyers fail

Minnesota has averaged one grain elevator failure a year since 2015. Whether the cause is fraud or mismanagement, when a grain buying business files for […]
May 22, 2023

The latest workers calling for a better quality of life: airline pilots

United Airlines pilots participate in a picket line at Washington Dulles International Airport on May 12, 2023. Ahead of a busy summer travel season, they're […]