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Rundown for December 23, 2010
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Pres. Obama Vacations In Hawaii After Taking Victory Lap

President Obama has joined his family in Hawaii after staying in Washington this week to push historic legislation through Congress. In a news conference yesterday, he called the lame duck Congress the most productive in a post-election season in decades.

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Making Sense Of Devastation And Trauma In Iraq

After a nine-month deadlock, Iraq has a new government, but what’s the reality on the ground?

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Holiday Shoppers Nudge Economy In The Right Direction

Thursday is expected to be the second-largest shopping day of the season, right behind Black Friday. But could this mean retailers will begin the so-called “Christmas creep” even earlier next year?

Music From The Show

Thursday we heard music from Wendy Mae Chambers, S.c.u.m., Lazy Cowgirls and more.

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'Silent Night, Alien Night' Anyone?

Tired of hearing “White Christmas?” DJ Jon Solomon brings us Christmas songs you’ve probably never heard before, and may never want to hear again.

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Embassies On Alert After Parcel Bomb Attacks In Rome

Rome’s police chief says all embassies have been informed about a pair of package bombs that exploded at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in the Italian capital, injuring the two people who opened them.

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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.

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