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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.

Guest:

  • 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.

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How Athletes Are Getting ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’

Mark McClusky says for elite athletes today, pushing boundaries and breaking records is all about "the aggregation of marginal gains."

October 30 11 Comments

A Computer Model Forecasts Ebola’s Future Path

With the virus in Africa, the U.S. and Europe, experts have created a computer model to predict where it could go next.

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Reporter Crosses Into Syria To Tell Stories Of Fighters

Holly Williams of CBS discusses some of the people she's interviewed, including women soldiers on the frontlines.

October 29 9 Comments

How Far Have We Come Since The Financial Crisis?

Or are we already going backwards? We ask Michael Lewis, author of books including "Flash Boys" and "Liar's Poker."