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Tuesday December 9, 2008

Auto Industry Bailout–More Than Detroit Bargained For?

Congress is throwing the auto industry a lifeline with a lot of strings attached.

India and Pakistan

Should India confront Pakistan over the Mumbai attacks?

Governor Blagojevich’s Arrest

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested this morning on a range of corruption charges.

A Red Kettle For Modern Times

The Salvation Army In El Paso County, Colorado is trying something new this year to attract donors. .

An Inauguration Gift From Earl Stafford

One businessman from Virginia recently paid one million dollars for a package at the Marriott in D.C….so he can bring wounded soldiers, poor and homeless people, and others as his guests to Obama’s inauguration.

Young at Heart

At age 73, Ken Mink is certainly the oldest player on the basketball team at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tennessee.

Robin and Jeremy

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

July 30 Comment

As War And Conflicts Proliferate, Children Become Unwary Victims And Targets

Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.

July 30 3 Comments

California Drought: A Central Valley Farmer’s Experience

Last month was the hottest June on Earth since records began in 1880, making the West Coast drought even harder for farmers.

July 29 12 Comments

U.S. ‘Border Crisis’ In A Global Context

Bill Frelick of Human Rights Watch says what the U.S. is seeing is dwarfed by the massive flow of refugees into other countries, such as Italy.

July 29 4 Comments

Iraq War Vet Returns To A Broken Country

Roy Scranton says what he found in Baghdad "shows the evidence of the truth of what we'd actually done."