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Rundown for November 9, 2011
12:06 PM EST 2 Comments

Paterno To Retire From Penn State At End Of Season

Amid heavy criticism, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has decided to retire at the end of the season. “It is one of the great sorrows of my life,” he said in a statement.

12:15 PM EST 5 Comments

What Do Tuesday’s Election Results Mean For 2012?

Election measures against unions and abortions were defeated Tuesday, in what some say foreshadows a competitive 2012.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Study Examines Safety Of Curbside Buses

A new study finds that though curbside buses are more likely to be involved in fatal accidents than traditional buses, they are ultimately a safe mode of travel.

12:40 PM EST Comment

Will Cain Harassment Allegations ‘Suck Oxygen’ Out Of GOP Debate?

Wednesday’s GOP debate was supposed to focus on the economy, but sexual harassment allegations against frontrunner Herman Cain could steal the show.

12:50 PM EST 13 Comments

Video Game Theme Songs Get Symphony Makeover

The London Philharmonic Orchestra has produced a new album of video game music including themes from “Angry Birds,” “Zelda” and “World of Warcraft.”

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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.