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Rundown for November 14, 2011
12:05 PM EST 8 Comments

Battle Over Health Care Law Reaches Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said today that it will take up the constitutional fight over the President’s embattled health care law.

12:10 PM EST 22 Comments

PSU Abuse Allegations Raise Question, ‘Why Didn’t Anyone Call The Cops?’

The Penn State University sexual abuse scandal has people asking why someone didn’t act sooner to stop the abuse? For instance, how could a grown man say he witnessed a rape and not call the police immediately? Psychologists say the “bystander effect” may be at play.

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Afghan Tribal Leaders To Discuss Possible Peace With Taliban, US Role After Withdrawal

Regional and tribal leaders meet in Afghanistan this week, as they prepare for the U.S. to leave the country in 2014.

12:34 PM EST 3 Comments

Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing Takes Off

Your car spends a lot of time doing nothing – in parking lots and driveways. Meanwhile, there are people without cars who need them! So why not share?

12:49 PM EST 66 Comments

Sue Grafton Is Back With ‘V Is For Vengeance’

Mystery writer Sue Grafton is out with her 22nd book in her alphabet series featuring private eye Kinsey Millhone: “V Is For Vengeance.”

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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.