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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.

Spotlight

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road to cover the elections. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes.

Robin and Jeremy

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

February 5 9 Comments

Lead 101: Flint Crisis Is Latest Example Of America’s Lead Problem

Public health historian Gerald Markowitz reminds us that the problem of lead poisoning is anything but new.

February 5 5 Comments

Why Some Forensic Evidence Isn’t Accurate Or Reliable

The co-founder of the Innocence Project explains the problems with certain types of evidence, such as bite marks.

February 4 5 Comments

Susan Tedeschi And Derek Trucks Talk Music And Marriage

The duo talks about their new album, "Let Me Get By," and about making music together as Tedeschi Trucks Band.

February 4 Comment

Do Babies Understand FaceTime And Skype?

It's reassuring for parents and grandparents far away from their little loved ones, but what do babies get out of it?