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‘Saving Pelican 895’ From The BP Oil Disaster

The oil that spewed from BP’s Macondo well last year killed 7,000 birds throughout the Gulf of Mexico. The HBO documentary, “Pelican 895” tells the story of the rescue effort by following the rehabilitation of one brown pelican.

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The Cotton In Your Jeans Is Getting Pricier

Drought in many cotton growing countries has effected the crop and demand for cotton is growing. Could synthetics be in the future?

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Libyan Rebels Getting Military Advisors From E.U. Nations

France says it already has military liaison officers on the ground in the rebel-held city of Benghazi and, at the request of the rebels, President Nicholas Sarkozy says France will intensify air strikes against Moammar Gadhafi’s forces. France and Italy are joining Great Britain in military efforts to aid Libyan rebels.

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Oil Drilling, Spills And Capping One Year After BP Blowout

A year later, what is known about what went wrong during the BP oil spill? And what system is now in place to cap an oil leak, should it happen again?

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Preserving Your Online Life After Death

What happens to your Facebook posts and emails after you die? Can your family have access to them? Can you will your Facebook page to someone else? We look at the digital afterlife.

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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.

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‘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.

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Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.