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Rundown for October 20, 2011
12:06 PM EST 4 Comments

Gadhafi, Libya’s Leader For 42 Years, Killed

Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya with a dictatorial grip for 42 years until he was ousted by his own people in an uprising that turned into a bloody civil war, was killed Thursday.

12:15 PM EST 12 Comments

Novelist Russell Banks Explores Lives Of Convicted Sex Offenders

Novelist Russell Banks sets his new novel in a community of homeless sex offenders living under a bridge in Miami.

12:35 PM EST 8 Comments

Business Creates ‘Failure Wall’ To Learn From Mistakes

An American company is using a unique approach to learn from failure. Post your mistakes at Here & Now’s very own failure wall.

12:40 PM EST 13 Comments

Animal Right’s Activist Says Exotic Animal Sales Need Regulation

At least 48 exotic animals were shot after being let loose by a private collector. Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO, Humane Society explains why he wants stronger regulations for the sale and care of exotic animals.

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Ballet Legend Edward Villella Looks Back On Career

Edward Villella has been called America’s greatest male classical dancer. “When that curtain went up, I couldn’t wait to hit the stage…I just burst on,” he told Here & Now’s Robin Young.

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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.