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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.

August 28 Comment

Catching Up With The Polyphonic Spree

The choral rock band out of Dallas, Texas, has been thrilling audiences with its live performances for over a decade.

August 28 5 Comments

‘Enormous’ Growth Of Ocean Garbage Patch

The oceanographer who discovered the floating island of trash in 1997 says he's shocked by how much it's grown.

August 27 Comment

Veteran Honored, But Struggles To Keep Business Open

Former Marine Matt Victoriano is being recognized as a "Champion of Change" at the White House.

August 27 40 Comments

In Defense Of Schlock Music: Why We Love/Hate It

Music critic Jody Rosen defends the kind of over-the-top, sentimental songs that Journey, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel and Prince made famous.