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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.

Robin and Jeremy

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

November 20 3 Comments

The Man Behind ‘Mockingjay’

Francis Lawrence describes the rewards and challenges of bringing "The Hunger Games" books to the screen.

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Iraq War Vet Wins National Book Award For Fiction

The judges described the short stories in Phil Klay's collection "Redeployment" as brutal, piercing and sometimes darkly funny.

November 19 11 Comments

New Film Revisits The Jerry Sandusky Sex Abuse Case

The Penn State assistant football coach will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, but that's not the end of the story.

November 19 222 Comments

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

Edward Baptist argues in his new book that slavery was integral to establishing the America as a world economic power.