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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.

April 23 3 Comments

Kenyan Author’s Missing Chapter: Being Openly Gay

Acclaimed memoirist Binyavanga Wainaina talks about his writing, Africa today and his new life as an openly gay man.

April 23 Comment

Sherpas Walk Out From Everest Base Camp

On Mount Everest today, dozens of Sherpas packed up their gear and left base camp, after a lack of response to their demands.

April 22 Comment

What Do We Have To Teach Plato?

Philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discusses her new book "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away."

April 22 21 Comments

Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

African-American children's book authors Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers weigh in.