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Rundown for December 12, 2011
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Romney Downplays $10K Bet

Mitt Romney is trying to divert attention from the $10,000 bet he offered to try to disprove the claim that he wanted a national health insurance mandate.

12:15 PM EDT 3 Comments

What Did James Murdoch Know And What Will It Mean For Rupert’s Empire?

More reporters are saying that editors knew about the phone hacking at News of the World, calling into question James Murdoch’s claims that he knew nothing when he led News Corporation’s British operations.

12:35 PM EDT 2 Comments

EPA Links Fracking To Water Contamination

The Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed what critics of hydraulic fracturing have long suspected- fracking can contaminate drinking water.

12:35 PM EDT 4 Comments

Scammers Turn To QR Codes And Gift Cards

An expert says beware of deals that are too good to be true this holiday season, and also look out for QR codes infected with Malware or compromised gift cards.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

‘Beginners’ Gets Some Awards Love

“Beginners” has been picking up plaudits at the movie awards this season for telling the story of a man who at age 75, tells his son he’s gay.

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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.