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Friday July 22, 2005

London Shooting

Today, a man was shot to death by police in a subway station in London. The shooting was directly related to the probe into the bombings.

Medicaid Fraud

We look into charges of massive fraud in New York State’s Medicaid program. In one case, a dentist claimed to have treated more than 900 patients in a single day.

Saudi Ambassador Resigns

The Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States resigned his post yesterday, raising questions about problems inside the Kingdom, which has been battling Muslim extremists there.

Internet Suicide

The internet is becoming a tool for mass suicides in Japan.

Lincoln Center Festival

Here & Now theater critic Bill Marx visits the Lincoln Center Festival in New York City.

Robin and Jeremy

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

October 30 3 Comments

How Athletes Are Getting ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’

Mark McClusky says for elite athletes today, pushing boundaries and breaking records is all about "the aggregation of marginal gains."

October 30 12 Comments

A Computer Model Forecasts Ebola’s Future Path

With the virus in Africa, the U.S. and Europe, experts have created a computer model to predict where it could go next.

October 29 Comment

Reporter Crosses Into Syria To Tell Stories Of Fighters

Holly Williams of CBS discusses some of the people she's interviewed, including women soldiers on the frontlines.

October 29 9 Comments

How Far Have We Come Since The Financial Crisis?

Or are we already going backwards? We ask Michael Lewis, author of books including "Flash Boys" and "Liar's Poker."