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Rundown for December 22, 2011
12:06 PM EST Comment

Wave Of Bombings Hits Baghdad, Over 60 Dead

At least 14 coordinated bombings have struck neighborhoods around Baghdad. The bombings come just days after the last American troops left the country.

12:15 PM EST 44 Comments

Work Colleges Help Students Graduate Without Big Debt

Newt Gingrich has praised the College of the Ozarks in Missouri, which is one of six work colleges across the country that requires all students to work on campus to defray the cost of their education.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Nokia Flees Romania For China

In 2008, Nokia moved its assembly plant from Germany to Romania. But now, thanks to cutbacks, the phone company is moving to China.

12:40 PM EST 4 Comments

Firebrand Chef Gordon Ramsay Gives Baltimore’s ‘Hon Culture’ A Make-over

The iconic Baltimore restaurant Cafe Hon has always celebrated bee hive hairdos and blue collar culture. Has Gordon Ramsay’s new make-over preserved its kitshcy charm?

12:50 PM EST Comment

A Poet Of The Iraq War Reflects On Its End

Poet and veteran Brian Turner recently went back to Baghdad and met with Iraqi artists, who he says “see the guns and the tanks… come and they’re wondering where is another part of the conversation, a dialogue in art.”

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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.