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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.

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

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A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 38 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.

September 30 5 Comments

Bard At The Bar: Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Two English professors and longtime friends got the idea for "Shakespeare, Not Stirred" while having a drink together.

September 30 5 Comments

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

A psychiatrist and a psychologist have come up with nine keys to keeping an agile mind, including curiosity.