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Friday, July 6, 2012

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  • U.S. Unemployment Rate Sticks At 8.2 Percent
    Job growth in June was disappointing and employers only added 80,000 jobs to payrolls. That's a bit more than the previous month but less than the forecast. The unemployment rate held steady at 8.2 percent.
  • Week In Politics: Mitt Romney, Health Care Mandate
    Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Mitt Romney and the health care mandate.
  • Letters: Andy Griffith
    Melissa Block and Robert Siegel read comments from listeners about Andy Griffith.
  • More Answers To Your Questions About The Health Care Law
    Stumped by what's happening with the administration's health law? You're not alone. We fielded questions and have some answers that might help.
  • 'Friends Of Syria' Cheer Defection Of Top General
    Envoys from more than 100 nations met in Paris on Friday seeking an end to the bloodshed in Syria. According to the French hosts, the participants agreed to seek a new U.N. Security Council resolution that would authorize the use of force against the government of President Bashar Assad.
  • Syrian General Defects, Heads To France As Assad's Opponents Meet There
    Brig. Gen. Manaf Tlass and his family have been close to the Assads for decades. He is the most prominent member of the Syrian military to part ways with the regime since anti-Assad protests began in March 2011.
  • Evangelicals Fight Over Therapy To 'Cure' Gays
    The largest "ex-gay ministry" that has promoted conversion therapy as a way to "cure" people of same-sex attractions now says the approach is wrong. The shift comes after new studies by evangelical researchers showed that conversion therapy does not work. It's created a ruckus about whether people can change their sexual orientation.
  • Sizing Up Major League Baseball's All Star Game
    Robert Siegel talks to sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about the Major League Baseball's All Star game.
  • Science, The Supernatural Key To 'Night's' Alchemy
    Deborah Harkness combines serious academic research with occult romance in her novels, the latest of which is Shadow of Night.
  • Yemen Airstrikes Punish Militants, And Civilians
    In an exclusive report, NPR's Kelly McEvers visits the sites of the escalating U.S. airstrikes in Yemen. The air campaign has helped drive al-Qaida-linked fighters out of towns in southern Yemen. But residents say the civilian casualty toll has been high.

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