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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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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 11 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."