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Rundown for November 9, 2012
12:06 PM EST Comment

Obama: Americans Agree With My Approach On Deficit

President Barack Obama says raising taxes on wealthiest Americans must be part of deficit reduction plan but says he is “open to compromise” and “new ideas.”

12:15 PM EST 24 Comments

Election 2012 Winners And Losers

Gay marriage and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida are on the lists of election winners.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Meet China’s Next President

We already know the name of the man who’s expected to be the next president, and it will become official during the Communist Party’s weeklong conference being held in Beijing.

12:40 PM EST 3 Comments

Barbara Kingsolver On ‘Flight Behavior’

The Washington Post says ‘Flight Behavior’ may be “the first great novel on climate change.”

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November 27 Comment

Books To Give As Gifts This Year

If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.

November 26 9 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.