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Rundown for December 20, 2011
12:06 PM EST Comment

House Republicans Reject Deal To Extend Tax Cuts

The Republican-led house voted Tuesday to block passage of the Senate payroll tax cut extension.

12:15 PM EST 18 Comments

Looking Back On The Iraq War, After Losing A Son There

About a week before he was killed in Iraq, Pfc. John Hart called his parents and said he was concerned because soldiers didn’t have enough protection. His parents’ efforts to help came too late for John, but have saved the lives of others.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Deadly Snowstorm Sweeps Great Plains

Forecasters are warning that pre-holiday travel could be nearly impossible in the Great Plains as heavy snow and fierce winds crawl deeper into the region.

12:40 PM EST 5 Comments

Before And After: Tracking Climate Change Through Shifting Glaciers In The Himalayas

Photographer and mountaineer David Breashears has been taking photos of the glaciers in the Himalayas, and comparing them side by side with historic photos, to show how the glaciers have changed.

12:50 PM EST 9 Comments

Chef Kathy Gunst’s Cream Of The Crop Cookbooks

Just in time for last minute holiday shopping, our resident chef Kathy Gunst picks her favorite cookbooks of the past year, she also whips up her favorite creamed spinach recipe- see a video, photos and recipes.

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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.