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Rundown for November 21, 2011
12:06 PM EDT 3 Comments

Supercommittee Expected To Announce: ‘No Deal’

The so-called Congressional supercommittee is expected to throw in the towel Monday after spending weeks trying to cut $1.2 trillion from the deficit. Republicans and Democrats on the committee are playing the blame game, as an automatic trigger is slated to slash about $500 billion in defense spending and another half trillion in domestic programs.

12:15 PM EDT 34 Comments

The Tea Partier And The Occupier

There was an unusual meeting last week in Tennessee. A group of tea party activists met with Occupy Wall Street protesters. Yes, there was an occasional clash of opinions, but a real discussion broke out too.

12:35 PM EDT 42 Comments

Target Employee Petitions Against Early Black Friday Opening

Stores like Toys “R” Us, Kohl’s and Target are rolling out Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving night. But Target employee Anthony Hardwick isnt’ a fan.

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Al Jazeera English Gives Social Media A TV Outlet

Some TV and radio shows have an element of Facebook or Twitter, but a new Al Jazeera English show is all social media all the time.

Music From The Show

From The Sea and Cake to Tortoise.

12:50 PM EDT 21 Comments

Chef Kathy Gunst Talks Turkey

With the Thanksgiving holiday coming we turn to Here and Now resident chef Kathy Gunst for tips on cooking the bird. Send us your questions before Monday’s live broadcast!

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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.