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Rundown for January 24, 2013
12:06 PM EST Comment

Kerry Testifies Before Panel He Chairs

U.S. Senator John Kerry is fielding questions from his colleagues on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as they review his nomination for Secretary of State.

12:35 PM EST Comment

EU Debt Crisis Spurs Migration To Germany

The latest figures show that an increasing number of Europeans – especially young people – are migrating to Germany, where the economy is doing relatively well.

12:40 PM EST Comment

Cuba’s Art Scene Is Flourishing

WBUR’s Andrea Shea goes on a (legal) cultural excursion to Cuba, led by a Boston gallery owner. The trip’s angle is artistic, but also humanitarian.

12:45 PM EST 4 Comments

5 Recipes From The Oregon Truffle Festival

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us photos, recipes and more from the Oregon Truffle Festival, where you can learn to grow, hunt and cook the coveted fungi.

12:50 PM EST 17 Comments

What It’s Really Like To Be A Woman In Combat

Maj. Candice Frost, a West Point grad who’s been in the Army for 15 years, says women have already found themselves in combat unofficially.

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January 27 79 Comments

Nun Hopes For More Gender Equality In The Church

Sister Joan Chittister describes how the Vatican's tone toward nuns has changed and shares her hopes for the Catholic church.

January 26 3 Comments

Limitations Of Winter Freeze Inspire Maine Chef

The food at Vinland in downtown Portland is 100 percent locally sourced, even in the dead of winter.

January 26 Comment

Mayors Examine Community Policing

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has new recommendations on community policing, in the wake of Ferguson.

January 23 4 Comments

How ‘The Good War’ In Afghanistan Went Bad

Jack Fairweather's new book argues the war could turn out to be the defining tragedy of the 21st century.