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Rundown for November 12, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 7 Comments

Congress Looking For Answers On Petraeus Affair

Questions are being asked about who in the White House knew what when about the extramarital affair that prompted CIA Director David Petraeus to resign suddenly on Friday.

12:15 PM EDT 14 Comments

D-Day And ‘The Boys Of Pointe Du Hoc’

Author Patrick K. O’Donnell’s latest book, ‘Dog Company,’ tells the story of the Army Rangers who accomplished one of D-Day’s most dangerous missions: taking out the big German guns at the top of a cliff.

12:20 PM EDT 21 Comments

Robin’s Thoughts On Petraeus And Broadwell

Here & Now’s Robin Young reflects on her past interviews with both Paula Broadwell and David Petraeus, who gave Robin two of his military coins.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Egypt’s Bumpy Road To Democracy

The process of drafting a new constitution in Egypt is causing a heated debate. Thousands of Islamists marched in Cairo on Friday, demanding the constitution be based on Shariah law.

12:40 PM EDT Comment

All Black Friday, All The Time!

Thanksgiving is early this year, and so are Black Friday deals. Home Depot launched its first pre-Black Friday deals last Friday – three weeks before the official launch of the holiday shopping season!

12:50 PM EDT 4 Comments

A Growing Community Of Jews In Nigeria

It came as a surprise to longtime researcher William Miles that Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja is home to a community of thousands of Jews.

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A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 35 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.

September 30 5 Comments

Bard At The Bar: Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Two English professors and longtime friends got the idea for "Shakespeare, Not Stirred" while having a drink together.

September 30 5 Comments

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

A psychiatrist and a psychologist have come up with nine keys to keeping an agile mind, including curiosity.