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Rundown for May 17, 2011

Music From The Show

From Public Enemy to the Sorry Sisters.

12:00 PM EST 8 Comments

A Book For Stressed Out Parents

What parent isn’t occasionally frustrated by their child’s bedtime antics? A new book by Adam Mansbach provides some comic relief.

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Journalist Sebastian Junger Reflects On Colleague’s Death, His Own Close Call

Journalist Sebastian Junger was supposed to be in Libya, covering the conflict there with photojournalist Tim Hetherington last month. A personal matter kept him home, when Hetherington and another photographer, Chris Hondros, were killed in a battle in Misrata.

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Malcolm X’s Legacy: Redemption Or Revenge?

As a new biography spurs debate over Malcolm X’s life and legacy, writer Ta-Nahisi Coates explains his own changing view of the man.

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Schwarzenegger Revelation Raises Questions About Earlier Harassment Claims

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s acknowledgment that he fathered an out-of-wedlock child is shining light on sexual harassment claims that surfaced against him, before he took office.

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Experts Fear Black Market For Antiquities Funds Taliban

Illegal trade in art objects is a multi-billion dollar business, and intelligence experts worry it may be funneling money to the Taliban.

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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.

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.