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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.

Robin and Jeremy

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

November 25 8 Comments

Lightening Up Traditional Thanksgiving Fare

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst has created lighter versions of listeners' favorites, from mashed potatoes to green bean casserole.

November 25 Comment

U.N. Envoy Calls For ‘Firing Freeze’ In Aleppo, Syria

Staffan de Mistura says limited and localized ceasefires in this historic city could serve as a model for the rest of the country.

November 24 25 Comments

Jose Antonio Vargas May Soon Become Documented Immigrant

The activist and journalist is one of the undocumented immigrants expected to receive protection from deportation.

November 24 8 Comments

Doctor: Hard-To-Abuse Painkillers Won’t Fix Overdose Crisis

There's a question of whether the new technology of addictive painkillers will help stem the epidemic or help fuel it.