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Rundown for December 7, 2012
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Protests Resume In Egypt As Opposition Rejects Talks

The political crisis in Egypt is deepening, as clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi spread beyond Cairo.

12:15 PM EDT Comment

Partners In Health Marks 25 Years In The Field

Boston-based Partners In Health got its start in 1987, when Dr. Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl helped set up a one-room clinic in Haiti. It now serves nearly 2.5 million people across the globe.

12:35 PM EDT 6 Comments

Veteran Recalls Pearl Harbor Attack

Howard Snell is one of a shrinking number of American veterans who survived Pearl Harbor. On Dec. 7, 1941, Snell was an 18-year-old chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy.

12:40 PM EDT 5 Comments

Software Developers, Goldman Sachs Face Off In Court

Voice recognition pioneers Jim and Janet Baker claim Goldman Sachs gave them bad financial advice to sell their company to a competitor that went belly up within weeks.

12:50 PM EDT 7 Comments

Ugly Buildings We Love To Hate

Boston’s City Hall is a building many people love to hate. Brian Sirman, who teaches a class in “reviled architecture,” explains why this and many other buildings are so despised.

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April 29 17 Comments

What’s A Delegate? And Why Do We Even Have Them In The First Place?

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Richard Pacelle, professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, to find some answers.

April 29 3 Comments

Bison Set To Become America’s First National Mammal

A bipartisan effort to name the bison the first national mammal of the U.S. has passed in Congress.

April 28 34 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."