Jeronimo Yanez, 29, was found not guilty on three charges: second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of intentional discharge of a dangerous weapon for endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter.
Otherhood explores the emotions of people in the Black Lives Matter movement’s orbit: a refugee worried America is becoming more like the place he had to flee, a group determined to teach kids how to articulate their feelings; and an ally, neither black nor white, who finds her place in the protests.
President Obama has nominated Miguel Diaz, a Cuban-American theology professor from Minnesota, as the new ambassador to the Vatican. If confirmed by the Senate, Diaz will be the first Latino to fill this post. The BBC's David Willey joins us with more.
Al Franken and Norm Coleman face off today in Minnesota Supreme Court as oral arguments start for the selection of junior senator in the land of ten thousand lakes. Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck visits to tell us more.
Twenty-five-years-ago, an upstart from Minnesota shot into superstardom with the release of ?Purple Rain.' Joining The Takeaway is Brian Raftery, contributing writer for SPIN Magazine, whose next issue commemorates Purple Rain's anniversary.
After several recounts and challenges, Al Franken, humorist turned politician, finally won Minnesota's Senate race. The Takeaway turns to Minnesota Public Radio's Tom Scheck and Time Magazine's Jay Newton-Small to explain the effect on Washington.
In March, Vice President Biden announced that St. Cloud, Minnesota would be receiving an influx of stimulus money. The Takeaway is joined by Minnesota Public Radio reporter Ambar Espinoza and The Takeaway's Political Director Andrea Bernstein.
President Obama cited several models of health care that might hold lessons for the nation's system. The Takeaway talks to Megan King, registered nurse, and Mark Allan, director of Boston University's health sector management program.
The Minnesota Vikings' new quarterback is an old enemy: former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Favre's latest career move is sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and two Favre fans: Rick Stratton and Mike Rice.
Retail lender CIT files bankruptcy and takes $2.3 billion in bailout money with it. Brett Favre had a mixed reception as he took the Minnesota Vikings to victory in Green Bay over the weekend. Listeners respond to questions of stimulus money and jobs.