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Friday, January 14, 2011

Minding Your P’s And Q’s While IM’ing

This file photo shows a cell phone owner beginning to write a text message in Los Angeles. (AP)

Do you use your cell phone while a waiter is waiting? Do you post information to your Facebook page that you don’t want your employer to know? Do you check texts on your smartphone instead of greeting your guests?

Elizabeth Ann Winters, co-founder of the National League of Cotillions and co-author of the new handbook, “The Official Book Of Electronic Etiquette” the no-nos that come with the internet age.

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Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

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

November 26 8 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.

November 24 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.