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Rundown for October 27, 2011
12:06 PM EDT 3 Comments

City, Protesters Grapple With Occupy Philadelphia Logistics

In Philadelphia, city officials and protesters are headed for their first major confrontation since the Occupy demonstration began.

12:15 PM EDT Comment

Police Promise ‘Light Presence’ After Clash With Occupy Oakland Protesters

The mayor of Oakland, Calif. is promising a “light police presence” for the next few days after officers used tear gas to break up protesters there on Tuesday.

12:20 PM EDT 2 Comments

Committee Recommends Boys Get HPV Vaccine

An astronomical rise in throat and neck cancers in men is blamed on the human papillomavirus or HPV which also causes cervical cancer in women. A committee is now recommending HPV vaccinations for 11 and 12 year-old boys.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Floods Ravage Thailand

Thousands of residents are rushing to leave the Thai capital of Bangkok in preparation for more, potentially severe, flooding over the weekend.

12:40 PM EDT 2 Comments

‘Holistic Cowboys’ Try To Rehab The Range

Colorado rancher Jim Howell is part of a growing “brown revolution” to change the way animals graze as a way to improve the environment.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Murakami Uses Bach, The Beatles In Storytelling

Music plays a significant and recurring role in all of Japanese author Haruki Murakami’s novels. That’s especially true in his new 900+ page epic “1Q84.”

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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.