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Rundown for November 7, 2012
12:06 PM EST 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.

12:33 PM EST Comment

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 EST 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 EST 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.

November 20 3 Comments

The Man Behind ‘Mockingjay’

Francis Lawrence describes the rewards and challenges of bringing "The Hunger Games" books to the screen.

November 20 Comment

Iraq War Vet Wins National Book Award For Fiction

The judges described the short stories in Phil Klay's collection "Redeployment" as brutal, piercing and sometimes darkly funny.

November 19 11 Comments

New Film Revisits The Jerry Sandusky Sex Abuse Case

The Penn State assistant football coach will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, but that's not the end of the story.

November 19 222 Comments

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

Edward Baptist argues in his new book that slavery was integral to establishing the America as a world economic power.