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Rundown for November 28, 2011
12:06 PM EDT 2 Comments

Rep. Barney Frank Says He Won’t Seek Re-election

Congressman Barney Frank, a 16-term Democrat from Massachusetts, won’t seek re-election. Frank co-authored the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.

12:15 PM EDT 40 Comments

Self-Service: A Sign ‘The Robots Have Won?’

When was the last time that you bagged your own groceries or pumped your gas? Writer Craig Lambert wants us to think twice about why we spend so much time doing unpaid, menial tasks.

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Pakistani-NATO Relations Reach A New Low

NATO has apologized for an airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani troops at a checkpoint on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, but angry protests across Pakistan show the apology might not be enough.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Egyptians Vote Amid Uncertainty Over Army’s Role

Egyptians from almost every social class and religious community turned out in unexpectedly large numbers Monday for the first fully free elections in the country’s history.

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Author Anthony Horowitz Gives Sherlock Holmes A New Spin

Author Anthony Horowitz is the creator of the bestselling “Alex Rider” series of books for young adult readers. Now he delves into the realm of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in a new Sherlock Holmes novel authorized by Doyle’s estate.

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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.

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‘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.