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Rundown for October 4, 2011
12:06 PM EST 2 Comments

Is American Style On A Roll?

Novelist and cultural critic Walter Kirn argues that prophets of America’s cultural decline are dead wrong, and the U.S. is actually on an upswing.

12:06 PM EST Comment

Chris Christie Announces He’ll Stay Out Of Presidential Race

NJ Governor Chris Christie announced Tuesday that he will not run for president.

12:11 PM EST 16 Comments

An Update On ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Fed Chair Ben Bernanke says he can’t blame protesters on Wall street, we check in on Day 18 of the protests. We also talk to Anonymous’ Gregg Housh, who’s been working with the protesters in New York and Boston and get an update on the online hacktivist movement, which reportedly has seen some growing pains.

12:33 PM EST 3 Comments

Latino Families Flee Alabama After Immigration Ruling

Some Latino immigrants are fleeing Alabama in fear that they will be deported after a federal judge last week upheld the state’s strict new immigration law.

12:48 PM EST 2 Comments

Irish Musician Imelda May Gives Rockabilly A Post-Punk Spin

Imelda May, one of Ireland’s top singer-songwriters, is winning rave reviews in the U.S after new CD, “Mayhem,” hit the top of the charts.

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