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Rundown for November 20, 2012
12:05 PM EDT Comment

Web Chat: Kathy Answers Your Thanksgiving Culinary Questions

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst answered your questions during a live web chat. You can “replay” the chat to read through all of her answers, ideas and tips.

12:06 PM EDT 3 Comments

Cease-Fire Between Israel, Hamas May Be Close

Hamas representatives holding talks in Cairo, Egypt, said a ceasefire with Israel was close at hand, but Israel denied an agreement has been reached to end the current conflict in Gaza.

12:15 PM EDT 2 Comments

A Fiscal Cliff Fix: What It Means For Your Wallet

Wealthy investors are already taking steps to shield themselves from the possibility of higher taxes, but what are middle and lower income Americans facing?

12:35 PM EDT 32 Comments

Is The Secession Movement Succeeding?

Dozens of state secession petitions have emerged on the White House’s “We The People” website. Some have enough signatures to trigger a response from the White House.

12:40 PM EDT 4 Comments

Picking Up The Pieces In Sandy-Devastated Towns

While Here & Now’s Chris Ballman was on the Jersey Shore helping his dad tear down walls and remove waterlogged insulation, he filed an audio postcard from Holgate, N.J.

12:50 PM EDT 3 Comments

Philadelphia Singer Melody Gardot Goes Global

The music of Portugal, Argentina and Brazil has found its way into Melody Gardot’s latest album.

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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."