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Rundown for February 10, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 18 Comments

President Obama Amends Controversial Birth Control Rule

In order to accommodate religious employers angered by a rule that would require them to cover birth control for women employees, President Obama is changing the rule.

12:15 PM EDT 8 Comments

A Father And His Daughter Bond Over Sports

What’s a sports nut dad supposed to do when he has two daughters instead of two sons? Well, he oversees their development as girl jocks.

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Government Waste Watchdog Braces For Historic Budget Cuts

The Government Accountability Office is tasked with helping save the government money, but a new White House budget is expected to cut its staff, possibly to levels unseen for 75 years.

12:40 PM EDT 2 Comments

Fleeing Violence, Afghans Live In Camps, Face Death From The Cold

Afghans have fled the violence in Helmand Province for the relative safety of Kabul. But when they arrive, their living options are few.

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Dissecting The Appeal Of British Singer Adele

Everyone from 8-year-old fans to the metal band Linkin Park and even Jimmy Fallon have covered it– we’re talking about Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep.” What is it about the singer?

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

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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.