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Monday, May 7, 2012

Where Does Obama White House Stand On Gay Marriage?

Education secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that he supports gay marriage — echoing Vice President Joe Biden, who said Sunday that he is absolutely comfortable with same sex couples. But their boss, President Obama, has said his views about gay marriage are still evolving.


  • Rick Klein, senior Washington editor for ABC World News and host of the network’s political webcast, “Top Line”

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

October 1 Comment

A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 37 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.

September 30 5 Comments

Bard At The Bar: Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Two English professors and longtime friends got the idea for "Shakespeare, Not Stirred" while having a drink together.

September 30 5 Comments

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

A psychiatrist and a psychologist have come up with nine keys to keeping an agile mind, including curiosity.