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Political Turmoil In Greece Reaches A Climax

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The political turmoil in Greece reaches a climax on Friday when Prime Minister George Papandreou faces a confidence vote in parliament that could bring down his government. On Thursday, the main opposition party rejected the idea of joining the government to help steer Greece through the austerity plan included in the E.U. bailout. Instead, they demanded new elections. Guy Raz talks to NPR's Sylvia Poggioli, who is in Athens.

'Tis The Season For Coming Attractions: What To Watch For At The Multiplex

NPR film critic Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of the likely blockbusters and Oscar contenders that Hollywood has in store for the end of the year.

Swapping The Street For The Orchard, City Dwellers Take Their Pick Of Fruit

Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — picked from city trees. The League of Urban Canners harvests fruit from trees to make jam.

Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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