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Rundown for January 25, 2013
12:06 PM EDT 6 Comments

Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic May Soon Close

In the four decades since Roe v. Wade, states have restricted access to abortion. The latest battleground is Mississippi, which may become the only state without an abortion clinic.

12:15 PM EDT 12 Comments

U.S. And China Investing In Each Other’s Clean Energy Tech

While politicians in Beijing and Washington are trading bitter words over renewable energy, U.S. and Chinese investors are rushing to invest in each other’s clean energy firms.

12:35 PM EDT 2 Comments

U.S. Says School Sports Are A Civil Right For Disabled

The directive is the biggest change since Title IX mandated equal athletic opportunities for women, and it started with Olympic wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden.

12:40 PM EDT 3 Comments

Remembering A Slam Poetry Legend

For 20 years, Jack McCarthy was an unassuming yet powerful force on the poetry slam scene. Usually the province of the young, the edgy, the angry, McCarthy stood out.

12:50 PM EDT 4 Comments

Grammy Nomination For John Fullbright

Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Fullbright, 24, just picked up a Grammy nomination for Best Americana Album for his CD “From the Ground Up.”

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

October 9 9 Comments

Electricity Treatment Offers Hope To Brain Cancer Patients

For the first time in more than a decade, there's a new treatment for patients with a common and deadly form of brain cancer.

October 9 4 Comments

New York Prison Inmates Trounce Harvard Debate Team

It sounds like a storyline out of Hollywood, but it happened on a prison stage in front of national college debate judges.

October 8 10 Comments

Dealing With Alcoholism In The Family

Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, has broken what he calls a "conspiracy of silence." It's not an uncommon story.

October 8 141 Comments

Michael Bloomberg Takes Climate Fight To Cities

New York's former mayor and Vancouver's mayor Gregor Robertson are pushing for climate change policies at the city level.