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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.

September 2 9 Comments

Why Head Lice Are Becoming More Drug-Resistant

Some of these small parasites have been mutating and are now resistant to many over-the-counter medications.

September 1 12 Comments

Favorite Son Hopes To Revive Michigan Football

The story of what's happened at Michigan over the last decade plays out in a new book by John Bacon.

September 1 3 Comments

Living With ALS In The Ice Bucket Age

Corey Reich was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease in 2007 when he was 21. Now 29, he continues to do well.

August 31 Comment

Adapting ‘The Boys In The Boat’ For Young Adult Readers

Daniel James Brown decided to adapt his book after an increasing number of young people told him they loved the story.