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Tuesday March 15, 2005

Is Zarqawi Planning a U.S. Strike?

Time Magazine is reporting that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said to be responsible for so many attacks in Iraq, has been pondering strikes inside the United States.

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

Congress tackles the issue of identity theft. We’ll ask how the average person can protect their private information.

Balkan Violence

The President of Kosovo was the apparent subject of an assassination attempt. We’ll take a look at the region, and at efforts to bring war criminals from the Bosnian and Kosovar conflicts to justice in the Hague.

Admissions Website Hacked

An ethicist considers Harvard University’s decision to exclude any MBA applicants who took advantage of a hack to view their admissions results before they were released publicly.

A New Lovecraft Anthology

Bill Marx talks with the editor of a new anthology of stories by the father of contemporary horror writing, H.P. Lovecraft.

Spotlight

Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.

Robin and Jeremy

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

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College Counselor: ‘A Deferral Is Not A Denial’

Lisa Micele shares tips for applying to college — especially for students who have been deferred under early decision.

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America’s Political Dynasties

Americans under 38 have only experienced one presidential election that did not involve a Bush or a Clinton.

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Atticus Lish’s ‘Preparation For The Next Life’

The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.

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Diagnosing Ear Infections With Your Smartphone

The CellScope Oto is a clip-on gadget that turns a smartphone into an otoscope — the tool doctors use to check out a patient's eardrum.