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Rundown for November 15, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 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 EDT 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.

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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.

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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 EDT 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.

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Catching Up With The Polyphonic Spree

The choral rock band out of Dallas, Texas, has been thrilling audiences with its live performances for over a decade.

August 28 5 Comments

‘Enormous’ Growth Of Ocean Garbage Patch

The oceanographer who discovered the floating island of trash in 1997 says he's shocked by how much it's grown.

August 27 Comment

Veteran Honored, But Struggles To Keep Business Open

Former Marine Matt Victoriano is being recognized as a "Champion of Change" at the White House.

August 27 40 Comments

In Defense Of Schlock Music: Why We Love/Hate It

Music critic Jody Rosen defends the kind of over-the-top, sentimental songs that Journey, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel and Prince made famous.