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Rundown for April 19, 2012
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Obama, Romney Camps Spar On Economy And Dogs

The President and likely GOP candidate president Romney are trading jabs on the economy, and a debate about which candidate is more canine-friendly.

12:15 PM EDT 18 Comments

Former Kony Child Soldier Tells Her Story

Friday is the day the Kony 2012 video asked people worldwide to put up posters and call for the arrest of warlord Joseph Kony. We speak with Grace Akallo, a former child soldier in his army.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Deadly Blasts Rock Iraq

More than 30 people are dead and dozens injured in explosions across Iraq Thursday. Security forces were apparently the main targets.

12:40 PM EDT 13 Comments

A Visit With Cello Legend (And Flash Mobber) Yo-Yo Ma

Celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma has joined the flash mob craze– and he joins us in the studio to explain why impromptu performance can help teach young people about music.

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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.