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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.


Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

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

November 27 Comment

Books To Give As Gifts This Year

If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.

November 26 9 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.