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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 26 2 Comments

UC President Janet Napolitano Says Tuition Must Rise

Napolitano defends the planned tuition increases, which some students and lawmakers say are too steep.

November 26 18 Comments

National Bar Association Critical Of Ferguson Grand Jury Process

St. Louis attorney Pamela Meanes, who is president of the association, explains her concerns with how the D.A. handled the process.

November 25 9 Comments

Lightening Up Traditional Thanksgiving Fare

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst has created lighter versions of listeners' favorites, from mashed potatoes to green bean casserole.

November 25 Comment

U.N. Envoy Calls For ‘Firing Freeze’ In Aleppo, Syria

Staffan de Mistura says limited and localized ceasefires in this historic city could serve as a model for the rest of the country.