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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 22 13 Comments

Colorado Backs Away From Pot Edibles Ban

Critics say a ban would violate the state's voter-approved legalization of recreational marijuana, which took effect in January.

October 22 4 Comments

Modest Raise For Social Security Recipients

Economist Diane Swonk says the 1.7 percent cost-of-living increase falls short of the inflation older Americans actually see.

October 21 Comment

Jim Gaffigan’s Love Affair With Food

The stand-up comic gives his particular gastronomic take on the world in his new memoir "Food: A Love Story."

October 21 Comment

Jill Abramson Announces Plans For News Startup

The former New York Times executive editor said her goal is to create a news outlet that favors quality over quantity.