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Rundown for September 13, 2011
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Taliban Blitz Rocks Afghan Capital

Insurgents in Kabul attacked the U.S. embassy, NATO headquarters and government buildings. Afghan police said this is the “first time that all parts of Kabul are under attack.”

12:10 PM EDT 22 Comments

Norway’s Prisons: A Model For The U.S.?

Reporter Ryan Duffy visited a Norway prison in 2010 and was shocked to find no walls or chains, and guards that carried no weapons. With Norway’s low recidivism rates, should the U.S. be taking notes?

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Inside Japan’s Ghost Zone

Six months after Japan’s nuclear crisis, BBC reporter David Shukman made his way inside the exclusion zone that was evacuated during the disaster.

12:40 PM EDT Comment

GOP Hopefuls Bash Each Other With Eye On Florida Vote

Florida was the setting for another contentious Republican presidential debate Monday, beginning a “Republican-palooza” month that culminates in a straw poll.

12:55 PM EDT 2 Comments

A Midlife Crisis Prompts Mission To Reunite The Kinks

Journalist Geoff Edgers chronicles his push to reunite one of his favorite bands in the film, “Do It Again.”

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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

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