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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Peak Time For Leaf Peepers Comes Late This Year

Fall foliage in Killington, Vermong. (Jack Cheng/Here & Now)Listener Susan Dundon posted this photo on our Facebook page. Susan writes "I took this picture just off of the Mississippi River Road in Wisconsin last Sunday." (Courtesy Of Susan Dundon)Another fall foliage photo from listener Deb Cleary. (Courtesy of Deb Cleary)

If you’re in search of the reds and yellows of the fall foliage season, you might want to call ahead before making a trek.

New England’s fall colors have not changed as quickly as usual. Richard Primack, Professor of Biology at Boston University says warmer, wetter weather has trees retaining their colors and their leaves longer than usual.


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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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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.

November 24 3 Comments

Sam Sifton’s Tips For A Happy, Delicious Thanksgiving For All

The New York Times' food editor talks about his favorite dishes and how to accommodate everyone without going crazy.

November 23 3 Comments

James Taylor Is ‘Gobsmacked’ By Medal Of Freedom Honor

The five-time Grammy winner looks back on his career, ahead of receiving the country's highest civilian honor.