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12:05 PM EDT 2 Comments

A Frustration Grows In Brooklyn

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved nearly $10 billion is worth of aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy. Its the first phase of a proposed 60 billion dollar aid package for Sandy victims. But one Brooklyn-based business man is still waiting for government action.

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Author: Newtown Answers May Never Come

A lingering question over these mass shootings is: Why? Were there any warning signs, and if they had been spotted, could they have been prevented?

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6 Steps To Find A Job For Soon-To-Be College Grads

A growing number of recent college graduates have taken low-level jobs and moved back in with their parents. But John Wilpers says the opportunities are abundant for Millenials.

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Spider-Man Is Dead, Long Live Spider-Man

In the latest edition of the Amazing Spider-Man, Peter Parker’s mind dies in his archrival Doctor Octopus’ body and the evil doctor’s mind takes over Spider-Man’s body.

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

August 26 3 Comments

It’s Not Business As Usual In Ferguson, Missouri

From barber shops to bike shops, WBUR's Deborah Becker looks at what the protests have meant for businesses.

August 26 78 Comments

A Fan Says No To Football

Steve Almond writes, "our allegiance to football legitimizes and ever fosters within us a tolerance for violence, greed, racism, and even homophobia."

August 25 12 Comments

Pediatricians Group: Delay School Start Times So Teens Can Sleep

Many studies have shown that the average adolescent doesn't get enough sleep, and that can cause physical and mental health issues.

August 25 13 Comments

A Police Officer On Lessons From Ferguson

Jim Bueermann says the shooting of Michael Brown and the aftermath point to the need for a conversation about policing in the U.S.