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12:06 PM EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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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September 1 12 Comments

Favorite Son Hopes To Revive Michigan Football

The story of what's happened at Michigan over the last decade plays out in a new book by John Bacon.

September 1 3 Comments

Living With ALS In The Ice Bucket Age

Corey Reich was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease in 2007 when he was 21. Now 29, he continues to do well.

August 31 Comment

Adapting ‘The Boys In The Boat’ For Young Adult Readers

Daniel James Brown decided to adapt his book after an increasing number of young people told him they loved the story.

August 28 Comment

DJ Session: The Music Of New Orleans, 10 Years After Katrina

Nick Spitzer talks about the music that has resonated in the city since the storm, and how the music scene has changed.