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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.

March 25 3 Comments

DJ Sessions: Opera Greats Past And Present

Peter Van de Graaf shares some of his favorites, from the late German tenor Fritz Wunderlich to American soprano Renee Fleming.

March 25 15 Comments

The College You Go To May Not Matter As Much As You Think

Frank Bruni writes in his new book that there are many colleges that are great, but just don't get as much press.

March 24 7 Comments

Britain’s ‘Greatest Complainer’ Doesn’t Get Mad, He Gets Even

Jasper Griegson is a complaint expert and wrote over 5,000 complaint letters on behalf of readers of the British newspaper, The Daily Express.

March 24 13 Comments

Flushable Wipes Wiping Out Sewer Systems

It turns out flushable wipes aren't septic-safe -- and they've been wreaking havoc on London's sewer system and systems around the world.