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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.

12:35 PM EDT 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 EDT 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 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.

October 30 2 Comments

How Athletes Are Getting ‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’

Mark McClusky says for elite athletes today, pushing boundaries and breaking records is all about "the aggregation of marginal gains."

October 30 12 Comments

A Computer Model Forecasts Ebola’s Future Path

With the virus in Africa, the U.S. and Europe, experts have created a computer model to predict where it could go next.

October 29 Comment

Reporter Crosses Into Syria To Tell Stories Of Fighters

Holly Williams of CBS discusses some of the people she's interviewed, including women soldiers on the frontlines.

October 29 9 Comments

How Far Have We Come Since The Financial Crisis?

Or are we already going backwards? We ask Michael Lewis, author of books including "Flash Boys" and "Liar's Poker."