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Wednesday December 6, 2006

A Blunt Assessment

The congressionally-mandated Iraq Study Group calls for new and enhanced diplomatic and political efforts in Iraq and in the region.

Blood Diamonds

As the movie “Blood Diamond” opens, we take a look at the real-life underground diamond trade.

Scholars at Risk

What is it like to teach in a war-torn country?

Around the World On A Mule

Here and Now’s Lara Farrar catches up with a couple from Arkansas who are walking around the world with their mule.

Cookbooks of the Year

Do you need the perfect gift for a food connoisseur? Our resident chef, Kathy Gunst, and foodie, Scott Haas, review some of their favorite cookbooks of the year.

Robin and Jeremy

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

October 23 Comment

New Documentary Profiles Human Rights Watch Team

An elite group known as the E-Team travels across the globe documenting human rights violations and war crimes.

October 23 Comment

Bottom Of The Sea Is ‘A World Of Surprises’

The world's oceans cover nearly two-thirds of the Earth's surface, yet little is understood about the ocean floor.

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.