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Rundown for October 18, 2011
12:03 PM EST Comment

GOP Candidates To Spar In Las Vegas Tonight

Seven of the eight major Republican presidential candidates will be in Nevada Tuesday for a debate. Will they address the state’s most pressing issues?

12:15 PM EST 9 Comments

Wall Street Protests Take Root In Small Town America

We touch down at Occupy Wall Street protests in Missoula, Montana and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

12:35 PM EST Comment

BBC Reporter Gets Into Homs, Syria

According to the UN, nearly half of the deaths from Syria’s uprising have occurred in Homs. The BBC’s Sue Lloyd recently managed to get into the city and her findings are grim.

12:40 PM EST Comment

IBM’s Watson Supercomputer Moves From ‘Jeopardy!’ To Health Care

IBM’s supercomputer Watson was a champ on Jeopardy!, but how will he do in the doctor’s office?

12:50 PM EST Comment

Olsen Sister, Elizabeth, Stars In Psychological Thriller

“Martha Marcy May Marlene” stars Elizabeth Olsen, sister of the Olsen twins, and follows a young woman who flees a cult-like community on a farm in the Catskills.

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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.