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Rundown for November 11, 2011
12:06 PM EDT 4 Comments

Penn State Football Scandal Widens

The Penn State football sex abuse scandal has widened to Texas, where police in San Antonio are investigating whether former coach Jerry Sandusky molested a boy he brought to a bowl game there.

12:15 PM EDT 3 Comments

College-Bound Vets Face Challenges With New GI Bill

The New G.I. bill offers more educational benefits to veterans. Reporter Jon Marcus went out to see what it’s like for them to go to college.

12:15 PM EDT 7 Comments

The Voices Of Veterans, And Why They Fight

“It’s about the man to the left or right, they don’t fight for the red white and blue… It’s so the kid behind ’em can go back and see his daughter.”

12:20 PM EDT 4 Comments

Michigan Mayor Brainstorms Ways To Turn Around Blighted City

The Republican contenders for the White House were in Michigan this week for a debate. We check in with one mayor who was watching– James Fouts, of Warren, Michigan.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Italy Closer To New Government After Reforms Vote

Italy’s Senate approved economic reforms demanded by the European Union on Friday, the first step in paving the way for Premier Silvio Berlusconi to resign as early as this weekend and a transitional government to be formed.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Author Terry Brooks Writes About Sacrifice In The Face Of Destruction

Here & Now’s Kevin Sullivan got the chance to sit down with one of his favorite authors Terry Brooks, who is out with a new book.

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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.