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Rundown for August 23, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 2 Comments

New Book About Bin Laden Raid Raises Questions

Will an upcoming book by a Navy Seal involved in the raid to kill Osama bin Laden figure into the presidential race?

12:15 PM EDT 10 Comments

Educators Want Students To Ask The Questions

Students are taught to memorize answers, but now two educators say they want students to figure out the questions first.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

First African Team Competes In Little League World Series

Uganda sent a team to this year’s Little League Baseball World Series. Unaccustomed to cleats, players initially practiced in bare feet or socks.

12:50 PM EDT 24 Comments

Will The Real South Boston Please Stand Up?

TV reality show production companies are trying to develop a show about South Boston, or “Southie.” But residents worry their neighborhood will be portrayed in a less-than-flattering light.

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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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Using Poetry To Expose The Power Of Money, Class And Gender

Alissa Quart's first book of poetry is both personal and universal - inspired by work and research she has done as a journalist.

March 27 11 Comments

Yale Is Starting A VHS Archive And It’s Full Of Horror Movies

"Silent Night, Deadly Night," "Stripped to Kill" and "The Last Slumber Party" – all from the 80s – are a few of the titles.

March 26 3 Comments

Noah Baumbach On Middle Age And ‘While We’re Young’

In the writer-director's new film, Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts' characters befriend a younger, free-spirited couple.

March 26 Comment

How March Became Mad

The NCAA men's tournament started in 1939 but it was decades before it became the extravaganza it is today.