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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.

Robin and Jeremy

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

August 21 21 Comments

The Challenges Of Recruiting An All-Volunteer Army

The Army is meeting its targets, but the man who runs recruiting says finding qualified candidates in the 17 to 24 age group can be difficult.

August 21 Comment

Syrian Clarinetist Finds A Home For His Music

"Does the clarinet stop a bullet or does it feed a child or does it rebuild a destroyed home?" Kinan Azmeh asks. "Of course it doesn't. But... it can inspire."

August 20 Comment

James Foley Remembered For His ‘Extraordinary Courage’

U.S. officials have confirmed the authenticity of a video showing the beheading of the American journalist.

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L.A. Moves To Arrest Fewer Misbehaving Students

The change in the school district's policy is the culmination of a long fight by judges, government officials, advocates and attorneys.