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Rundown for April 9, 2012
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Two Charged With Murder In Tulsa Rampage

Two Oklahoma men accused in a rampage that left three people dead have been charged with murder. Alvin Watts and Jake England appeared via closed-circuit television from jail for their first court appearance Monday.

12:15 PM EDT 7 Comments

What Super PACs Spend Their Money On

It turns out that super PACs, which can accept unlimited cash contributions as long as they don’t coordinate with political campaigns, often send checks to the same companies that the candidates are, creating a circle of money that’s largely hidden from public view.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Proposed Ceasefire In Syria Reportedly Collapsing

In tatters and fraying are some of the words being used to describe tomorrows cease fire in Syria brokered by U.N. and Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan.

12:40 PM EDT 10 Comments

Can The Groupon Model Last?

Groupon, the online coupon giant, is one of the fastest growing companies in the world, but has been facing increasing doubt about its financial viability and long-term future.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Keeping Dying Languages Alive

According to UNESCO, a language dies on average every 14 days. And a new National Geographic project is trying to record and preserve some of the endangered dialects across the world.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

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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.