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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.

November 20 3 Comments

The Man Behind ‘Mockingjay’

Francis Lawrence describes the rewards and challenges of bringing "The Hunger Games" books to the screen.

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Iraq War Vet Wins National Book Award For Fiction

The judges described the short stories in Phil Klay's collection "Redeployment" as brutal, piercing and sometimes darkly funny.

November 19 11 Comments

New Film Revisits The Jerry Sandusky Sex Abuse Case

The Penn State assistant football coach will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, but that's not the end of the story.

November 19 222 Comments

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

Edward Baptist argues in his new book that slavery was integral to establishing the America as a world economic power.