Fredda Scobey, executive director of the Riverside Plaza Tenants' Association, helped Genet Habtemicael reunite with family in Eritrea -- and found a friend.
Updated: September 25, 2012, - 09:08 AM
Laughter is not what one expects to hear at a gathering of a dozen women seated around a conference table at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood. They've been brought together by a shared diagnosis of Stage IV cancer.
Updated: September 25, 2012, - 09:07 AM
Anyone with a stake in ending violence against women -- and I hope you see yourself here -- has an abundance of opportunities to get the conversation started about how, exactly, we do that together.
Updated: September 24, 2012, - 08:19 PM
Elena Tsemberis, Emma Axelrod and Sammi Siegel are longtime friends and 16-year-old juniors in their New Jersey high school's Civics and Government Institute, where they study history, citizenship and social change.
Updated: September 20, 2012, - 02:54 PM
More than 160 students from 60 countries are settling into Minnesota life as participants in the Youth For Understanding (YFU) high school exchange program.
Updated: September 15, 2012, - 07:20 PM
You could say that hairstylist Felicia Reed gave J.T. Taylor the kindest cut. After a trim, she spotted black specs on his scalp. A week later, a biopsy revealed it was skin cancer.
Updated: September 12, 2012, - 09:45 PM
Congress reconvened Monday with a host of issues likely to be loudly debated, from jobs to the environment to health care. Let's hope they raise their voices about violence, too.
Updated: September 10, 2012, - 08:13 PM
Fred de Sam Lazaro was flying home from the Philippines on Monday when he struck up a conversation with his seatmate. De Sam Lazaro, a "PBS NewsHour" correspondent, had been overseas researching projects on sex-trafficking and a Minnesota-based civilian peacekeeping force.
Updated: September 05, 2012, - 09:30 PM
My first thought after reading the news about Minnesota State University, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner's felony child pornography charges was, "Dear God. Not again."
Updated: September 01, 2012, - 04:46 PM