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Rundown for November 28, 2008

Mumbai, Day Three

We get the latest from reporters on the ground ….

A Cycle of Violence

We talk with Sugata Bose, Director of the South Asia Initiative at Harvard University, about the spate of recent terrorists attacks in India, and who might be responsible for them.

Day of Mourning for Retailers?

Economists are saying this could be the worst holiday shopping season in 20 years.

Malls Are New Main Street, USA

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Kathy Gunst gives us tips and recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers …

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Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.

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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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College Counselor: ‘A Deferral Is Not A Denial’

Lisa Micele shares tips for applying to college — especially for students who have been deferred under early decision.

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America’s Political Dynasties

Americans under 38 have only experienced one presidential election that did not involve a Bush or a Clinton.

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Atticus Lish’s ‘Preparation For The Next Life’

The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.

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Diagnosing Ear Infections With Your Smartphone

The CellScope Oto is a clip-on gadget that turns a smartphone into an otoscope — the tool doctors use to check out a patient's eardrum.