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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Libya’s Rough Road To Democracy

Last week, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya was killed in a violent protest against a U.S.-made film about the Prophet Muhammad. The attack has been blamed, by some, on radical Islamists. The BBC’s Middle East Correspondent, Wyre Davies returned to Benghazi, the scene of the recent demonstrations and attacks on the U.S. embassy and reports on the country’s transition to democracy.

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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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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 35 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.