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Monday December 1, 2008

Obama Team

President-Elect Barack Obama names his national security team, including Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.

What Really Happened on Wall Street?

Back in 1990, Michael Lewis helped expose the excesses on Wall Street in the 1980’s with his book, “Liar’s Poker.” So why did it take so long for the downfall he predicted to happen?

World AIDS Day in India

More than 33 million people live with HIV/AIDS, and the vast majority of those are in developing countries where only a third of people get the anti-retroviral treatment they need.

Chabad Jewish Center, Mumbai

Emily Blatt stumbled upon the Chabad Jewish Center in Mumbai during Passover last year. The terrorist siege claimed nine lives at the center, including those of the rabbi and his wife who took her in.

Sixpence None the Richer

Christian rockers “Sixpence None the Richer” hit the big time in 1999 with their song “Kiss Me.” We speak with band members Leigh Nash and Matt Slocum.

Spotlight

From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

Robin and Jeremy

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

June 29 5 Comments

First Known Plane Hijacking Was A Flight To Freedom

Nearly 60 years ago, a forced laborer in a Hungarian brick factory hatched a far-fetched plan to escape.

June 29 24 Comments

Paul Thurmond Explains His Change Of Heart On The Confederate Flag

The state senator is now among those calling for the flag to be removed from near the South Carolina State House.

June 26 4 Comments

What Happens When Mavericks Gather For Family Reunion

Their family name inspired the English word we know today. We drop in on their unusual family reunion in San Antonio.

June 25 79 Comments

Controversial New Textbooks Go Into Use This Fall In Texas

The books contain information challenged by academics, that critics say is making education far too political.