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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.

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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.

July 29 2 Comments

Garden-Inspired Cooking With Kathy Gunst

We visit our resident chef's garden in Maine, make gazpacho and get a recipe for a plum tart with hazelnut crust.

July 29 574 Comments

Two Sides Of The GMO Debate

We moderate a debate over a bill that would bar states from forcing food manufacturers to label genetically modified foods.

July 28 168 Comments

Religious Groups Upset Over Boy Scouts’ Decision To Lift Ban On Gay Leaders

The chairman of Trail Life USA, a group that formed after the Boy Scouts opened its membership to gay youth, explains his position.

July 28 6 Comments

Shamir: From Country To Pop

The 20-year-old talks about his new album, his androgynous voice and how his disco-pop sound has evolved.