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Rundown for November 15, 2012
12:06 PM EST 7 Comments

Violence Between Israel And Gaza Escalates

Israel and Gaza exchanged missile fire again on Thursday, after an Israeli air strike killed the leader of Hamas’ military wing on Wednesday.

12:15 PM EST 166 Comments

Has The Media Failed In Covering Climate Change?

Longtime journalist Wen Stephenson decided he had to become a climate activist. Now he’s back with a message for his former colleagues: You are failing.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Nature Volunteers Run Shelters In NYC

Members of the Washington Conservation Corps, who headed cross-country to help with the Hurricane Sandy relief effort in New York, are doing some jobs they never expected to do.

12:40 PM EST Comment

Petraeus To Be Grilled Behind Closed Doors

Former CIA Director David Petraeus is set to answer questions about the September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya.

12:50 PM EST Comment

Previewing The Latin Grammys

The Latin Grammy awards will be held in Las Vegas on Thursday night. Dominican superstar Juan Luis Guerra is up for six awards, leading all nominees.

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

November 19 7 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 19 195 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.

November 18 3 Comments

Outspoken Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds Pens Memoir

The track star has won his share of races, but he often gets as much attention for what he does off the track as what he does on it.

November 18 37 Comments

Texting And Driving: Are We Powerless To Change Our Ways?

A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel chronicles the groundbreaking case of Reggie Shaw.