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A Diplomat Reflects On Moderate Islam In 'Letters To A Young Muslim'

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:58pm

Omar Saif Ghobash was 6 when an assassin killed his father, who was a diplomat from the United Arab Emirates. His new book is a collection of letters to his sons, urging them to reject extremism.

How Tattoo Artist Bang Bang Is Leaving His Mark On Celebrities

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:55pm

Tattoo artist Keith, "BANG BANG" McCurdy was a high school dropout who went from tattooing outside of a Delaware trailer park, to becoming the personal tattoo artist of supermodels and pop stars.

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For 'Moonlight' Actors In Miami, The Movie's Real Star Is Their Drama Teacher

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:52pm

While students from Norland Middle School might be on the big screen, they say their drama teacher, Tanisha Cidel, is the real star.

DNA Project Helps Bridge Students' Political And Racial Differences

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:40pm

The DNA Discussion Project encourages students and staff to take a genetic test and see how the results match what they've been taught about their ancestry.

Thermal Imaging Company Flir Releases Cameras For Consumers

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:33pm

The company has typically been focused on the defense industry, but the new release of products is aimed at consumers.

More Than 100 People Injured In New York Train Crash

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:24pm

A crowded commuter train smashed into a bumper block and partly derailed as it pulled into Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal on Wednesday morning. The injuries reported so far have been largely minor.

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Andy Cohen On 'Housewives,' Late-Night Talks And His Disagreement With Gloria Steinem

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:20pm

The Bravo TV executive behind "Real Houswives" and host of "Watch What Happens Live" sits down with Here & Now's Robin Young.

Megyn Kelly Headed To NBC, But Details Still Murky

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 12:11pm

NPR correspondent David Folkenflik talks with Here & Now’s Robin Young about Kelly’s decision to leave the network she’s helped dominate cable news.

3 'Meatless Monday' Recipes To Jump Start Healthy Eating In The New Year

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:52am

Looking to eat healthier in the new year? Cutting down the amount of meat in your diet — even for just one day a week — is one way to start.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Our New Year's Resolution? Keep Music Live

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:48am

From the pubs and clubs of home to international festival stages, great live performances electrify this hour of music.

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To Save ACA, Obama Strategizes With Hill Dems

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:39am

President Obama heads to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to talk to Democrats about how to protect the Affordable Care Act from being dismantled by Republicans.




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