Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 31 Mar 2015 23:01:33 EDTTue, 31 Mar 2015 23:01:33 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWhy was Yemen such a failure?http://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619464.htmlIn January, President Barack Obama referred to U.S. anti-terrorism efforts in Yemen as a "model" for avoiding massive deployments of American troops. This week, U.S. personnel were being evacuated from Yemen.Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTA salute to great womenhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619355.htmlLast Thursday was a special day for some special women of the Minot area. The 22nd annual Women of Distinction awards were presented to a slate of women who have made extraordinary contributions to the community.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTDrop-out from the electoral collegehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619465.htmlIn the cliffhanger presidential election of 1976, when Democrat Jimmy Carter defeated Gerald Ford, the Republican president, the margin of victory in 20 states (totaling 299 electoral votes) - including California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania,...Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTMonica Lewinsky lectures Americahttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619356.htmlTED Talks are a hot liberal video series. The 20-minute talks, usually taped in Vancouver, have become such a viral force on the Internet that NPR now has a weekly "TED Radio Hour.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTAyaan Hirsi Ali, a hero for our timehttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/619466.htmlAyaan Hirsi Ali should be the perfect feminist hero. In theory, she fits the role on multiple levels: She's an escapee from an abusive patriarchy. She's an African immigrant who made her own way in a Western country, the Netherland.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT