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12:06 PM EDT 15 Comments

What Does 4 More Years Mean For Pres. Obama?

President Barack Obama’s re-election, coupled with Republicans’ continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has gripped Washington for four years and frustrated Americans who see big problems going unsolved.

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Sandy-Ravaged Areas Brace For A Nor’easter

Weather forecasters predict that the nor’easter hitting the east coast Wednesday afternoon will be less severe than Superstorm Sandy. But people in parts of New Jersey and New York are being urged to move to higher ground.

12:38 PM EDT 4 Comments

Mitt Romney Exits Political Stage, Wishes Obama Success

What’s next for Gov. Mitt Romney now that he has conceded the 2012 Presidential election?

12:48 PM EDT 3 Comments

Remembering Avant-Garde Composer Elliott Carter

Pulitzer-prize winning composer, Elliott Carter, died Monday at 103-years-old. We remember the man and revisit a celebration of his 100th birthday.

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

April 23 3 Comments

Kenyan Author’s Missing Chapter: Being Openly Gay

Acclaimed memoirist Binyavanga Wainaina talks about his writing, Africa today and his new life as an openly gay man.

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Sherpas Walk Out From Everest Base Camp

On Mount Everest today, dozens of Sherpas packed up their gear and left base camp, after a lack of response to their demands.

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What Do We Have To Teach Plato?

Philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discusses her new book "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away."

April 22 21 Comments

Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

African-American children's book authors Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers weigh in.