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Rundown for January 24, 2011
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China Attempts To Provide Healthcare For 1.3 Billion

As the U.S. wrestles with a healthcare overhaul, China is in the process of revamping its healthcare system, to cover all of its 1.3 billion citizens with quality care by 2020. Here & Now’s Martha Bebinger recently traveled to China and tells us what she saw. You can see a slideshow of her trip.

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Indie Film ‘Winter’s Bone’ May Get Oscar Love

Tomorrow morning the envelope opens, and the Oscar race is on. One film that has been talked about as a possible Best Picture nominee is “Winter’s Bone,” that follows a young girl as she searches for her drug-dealing father.

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Rehab After Traumatic Brain Injury Driven By Many Factors

Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is facing a delay in her transfer to a rehabilitation hospital because of fluid buildup in her brain. We take a look at the many factors that could impact her recovery.

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Obama’s State Of Union Speech, And Budget-cutting Vote Loom In Washington

We preview the week in Washington as the president prepares for the State of the Union speech on Tuesday, the same day that Republicans have planned a vote to cut the federal budget to 2008 levels.

Music From The Show

Monday we heard music from Sun Kil Moon, Tristeza and more.

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Suicide Bombing In Moscow Airport Leaves More Than 30 Dead, Scores Injured

Russian authorities say that dozens of people are dead and around 130 wounded after a suicide bombing in the arrivals hall at Russia’s largest airport. We get an update from Moscow.

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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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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.