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Unemployment Falls To 4.6 Percent, Marking 9-Year Low

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:33pm

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson breaks down the Bureau of Labor Statistics's November jobs report with Michael Regan of Bloomberg Gadfly.

Why A Bloody Mary Gets A Beer Chaser In Wisconsin

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:26pm

The Bloody Mary is a weekend brunch staple. But in Wisconsin, a Bloody Mary isn't complete unless it has a beer chaser.

Cuba Says Goodbye To Fidel Castro

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:20pm

Castro's four-day funeral procession ends Sunday in Santiago de Cuba, where his ashes will be interred.

Fresh Air Remembers Country Superstar Charlie Rich

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:19pm

Rich, who died in 1995, was known for "countrypolitan" music, which featured orchestral arrangements and backup singers. A new Rich tribute album has just been released. Originally broadcast in 1992.

Fresh Air Remembers Artist William Christenberry, Chronicler Of The Rural South

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:19pm

Christenberry, who died on Monday, drew on his childhood experiences in Alabama. One of his pieces was inspired by an encounter he had with a Klansman. Originally broadcast in 1997.

'Jackie' Captures The Brittle Sadness Of A First Lady In Mourning

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:19pm

A new biopic takes audiences into the White House in the days following JFK's assassination in Dallas. Critic David Edelstein says Jackie conveys both the shyness and slyness of Jacqueline Kennedy.

Winners And Losers If 21st Century Cures Bill Becomes Law

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:18pm

Sweeping legislation that would reshape how the Food and Drug Administration reviews new products and bolster National Institutes of Health funding is moving closer to becoming law. What's at stake?

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