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Wednesday June 11, 2003

Bomb Blast Destroys Jerusalem Bus, Kills 16

A bomb exploded in a bus in Jerusalem killing 16 people on Wednesday, a day after Israel tried to kill a leader of the militant Islamic group Hamas.

Violence in Columbia

We hear of the violence that claimed the life of a young boy from a village in Colombia.

Getting Mother’s Body

We speak with author Suzan-Lori Parks about her new novel “Getting Mother’s Body.”

Mass. Legislature Calls for DNA Tests of Felons

The recent discovery of the remains of teenager Molly Bish, who had been missing for three years, is prompting a legislative call for mandatory DNA testing of people convicted of felonies in Massachusetts.

Ontario Court Approves Same-sex Marriage

A court in Ontario has given the green light for licenses for same-sex marriages.

Oregon Principal Criticizes “No Child Left Behind” Program

In Oregon, a high school principal is criticizing elements of President Bush’s “No Child Left Behind” education program.

Ray Magliozzi and Kathy Gunst Make Stuffed Lobster Bodies in Red Sauce

Car Talk’s Ray Maggliozi joins Here and Now chef Kathy Gunst to make Stuffed Lobster Bodies in Red Sauce.

Spotlight

From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

July 3 Comment

Kids Books Feature Famous Figures As Children

Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.

July 3 Comment

Not Your Typical Summer Reading List

NPR Books editor Petra Mayer and Cleveland poet and bookstore owner R. A. Washington share their picks.

July 2 11 Comments

Professor Says Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Removed, Preserved

At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.

July 2 2 Comments

Sweet And Savory Watermelon

Our resident chef shares five recipes, including watermelon pickles and a watermelon, crab and arugula salad.