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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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From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

July 2 8 Comments

Professor Says Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Removed, Preserved

At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.

July 2 2 Comments

Sweet And Savory Watermelon

Our resident chef shares five recipes, including watermelon pickles and a watermelon, crab and arugula salad.

July 1 5 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Non-Hierarchical Workplace

Terri Kelly is one of few people with a title at W. L. Gore – the maker of Gore-Tex – and she says she really doesn't like having one.

July 1 3 Comments

Joy Williams’ New American Songbook

The singer-songwriter and four-time Grammy winner joins us with a playlist of what she considers quintessentially American music.