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Arrest Warrant Issued for Top Sunni Cleric

Iraq’s Shiite-led regime issues an arrest warrant for a top Sunni cleric. We speak with Louise Roug of The Los Angeles Times.

Iran and Iraq Outlook

We speak with neo-conservative, Joshua Muravchik of the American Enterprise Institute, about what he thinks needs to be done in Iraq and Iran. Gideon Rose, managing editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, also comments.

A Story of Forgiveness

We speak to Janice Jackson-Burke of Philadelphia about her late son, Kevin Johnson, who forgave the attackers who shot and paralyzed him three years ago. Johnson died this week.

Parkour: Can You Defy Gravity?

Here and Now’s Kevin Donovan explains parkour, also known as “The Art of Displacement” — a sort of gravity-defying extreme walking.

Flour Hotline

The King Arthur Flour company fields about 60,000 cooking emergency calls. If you have a question about cooking that turkey dinner, they’re on the other end to help. We speak with Robin Sargeant who helped launch the baker’s hotline.

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

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

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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.

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‘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.

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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.