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Friday August 10, 2007

Stocks Plunge

The Federal Reserve and central banks worldwide are trying to calm investor fears today by pumping billions of dollars into the financial system.

What the Class of 2011 is Reading

Colleges around the country have assigned incoming freshman summer reading, saying it encourages students to arrive at school with their minds attuned to learning. Three educators tell us what is on their reading list.

Marine Cleared of Iraqi Murders

Justin L. Sharratt was accused of murdering three Iraqi brothers in November 2005. One of his superiors was also cleared of failing to investigate the case properly. We examine the status of other charges against other U.S. troops with Los Angeles Times correspondent Tony Perry.

Art Science

As scientific examination of art is more in the news, producer Emiko Tamagawa visits the lab of Narayan Khandekar, Senior Conservation Scientist at Harvard University’s Art Museums to find out about some of the science that goes into analyzing art.

Israel’s New Jazz Star

The clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen grew up in the Tel Aviv, listening to the Great American Songbook . She’s made a name for herself as a multi-instrumentalist and interpreter of international sounds.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.