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Rundown for July 28, 2011
12:05 PM EDT Comment

House Set To Vote On Revamped Debt-Limit Bill

House Republicans pushed toward a vote Thursday on a newly modified plan to stave off an unprecedented government default next week.

12:10 PM EDT 43 Comments

Norway Attacker Said To Be Influenced By British Nationalist Group

Confessed Norway attacker Anders Breivik may have been influenced by the British nationalist group, the English Defence League, whose members are against immigration and believe Muslims are culturally incompatible with westerners.

12:25 PM EDT 4 Comments

Traveling With Kids? Pack An ‘Adventure Box’

Mom and blogger Gina Knudson wanted to prepare herself for anything while traveling with her children. Her “adventure box” includes everything from Frisbees to marshmallows.

12:40 PM EDT 3 Comments

Journalist Longs To Return To The Afghanistan She Just Left

Jean MacKenzie was eager to return from her work in Afghanistan training Afghan journalists and writing for GlobalPost. But now that she’s home, she misses the war-torn country.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

A Fan’s Interview With ‘American Gods’ Author Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s novel “American Gods” has drawn a huge following since its publication in 2001 and will be made into an HBO series. Fan Alissa Greenberg joined Robin Young to interview the author.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

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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.

June 3 3 Comments

‘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.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

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