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Rundown for August 26, 2011
12:06 PM EDT 4 Comments

A Hurricane Hunter’s View Of Irene

As Hurricane Irene started her run up the Eastern Seaboard Friday, a “hurricane hunter” described what it’s like to fly into the eye of the storm.

12:10 PM EDT 17 Comments

The Debilitating Effect Of Chronic, Mild Depression

Have you ever met someone who reminds you of the Winnie the Pooh character, Eeyore? Doctors say it may be more than a personality type.

12:15 PM EDT 5 Comments

Libya’s Revolution: Made In Qatar?

The small Arab emirate of Qatar has been playing an outsize role in the Arab Spring rebellions across the Middle East leading to a perception that “all roads” lead there.

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Rebels Consolidate Hold On Tripoli

British warplanes struck a large bunker Friday in Moammar Gadhafi’s hometown of Sirte, his largest remaining stronghold, as NATO turned its attention to loyalist forces battling advancing rebels in the area.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Camping In The Big Apple

When you think of New York City, camping is probably not the first thing that comes to mind– but a new campsite in Brooklyn may change that.

12:55 PM EDT Comment

East Coast Braces For Hurricane Irene

Rain is already lashing North and South Carolina. Landfall is expected in the Outer Banks Saturday and again on Sunday in New York and New England.

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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.