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Rundown for January 18, 2012
12:06 PM EST 18 Comments

Why Romney Pays A 15 Percent Tax Rate

GOP hopeful Mitt Romney says his real tax rate is “probably closer to 15 percent than anything.” How does that work?

12:15 PM EST 9 Comments

Romney’s Bain Record Has Private Equity Under The Microscope

GOP hopeful Mitt Romney’s days as head of the private equity firm, Bain Capital, have become an issue on the campaign trail. But the world of private equity remains a mystery to many people.

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Cruise Disaster May Lead To More Safety Rules, Training

International law requires that cruise ship passengers receive safety training with 24 hours of boarding. But the Costa Concordia had just set sail and hadn’t yet conducted any safety drills when it hit rocks Friday.

12:40 PM EST 3 Comments

Can One Insect Save An Industry?

It’s just a tiny brown wasp, smaller than a grain of rice, but experts believe the Tamarixia Radiata could save California’s $1.8 billion citrus industry.

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Chef Jacques Pepin Reflects On Career From Howard Johnson’s And Beyond

A new book from French chef Jacques Pepin has recipes from his 60-year career, where he worked everywhere from New York City’s Le Pavillon to Howard Johnson’s.

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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.