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Rundown for September 8, 2011
12:06 PM EST 9 Comments

Fact Checking The Social Security Claims From GOP Debate

One of the biggest moments from Wednesday night’s Republican presidential candidate’s debate was a scuffle over Social Security, we fact check what was said with Howard Gleckman of the Urban Institute.

12:15 PM EST 11 Comments

Tracing 9/11 Through Culture

Culture critic Jeffrey Melnick says the multiple traumas of Sept. 11 are woven all through American books, movies and music ten years on.

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Facebook Page Helps Residents Track Texas Wildfire Damage

A Facebook page is helping evacuated residents of one Texas town learn whether their homes made it.

12:40 PM EST 3 Comments

Losing A Twin On 9/11

At least 16 people lost twins on Sept. 11, one of them is Pamela Bittner of Boston– her brother Jeffrey was working in the World Trade Center when the planes hit.

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Two Fighter Pilots Recall Morning Of 9/11

On Sept. 11, Colonel Dan Nash and Colonel Tim Duffy were on duty at Otis National Guard Base in Massachusetts when word came of a possible hijacking.

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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.

June 2 13 Comments

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