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Rundown for June 18, 2012
12:06 PM EST Comment

Egypt Rulers Promise Power Transfer By End Of June

Egypt’s ruling military council pledged Monday to honor its promise to hand over power to the newly elected president by the end of this month, hours after Islamist candidate Mohammed Morsi claimed victory in the first free presidential vote since the ouster of authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak 16 months ago.

12:15 PM EST 87 Comments

Economist Joseph Stiglitz: ‘U.S. No Longer Land Of Opportunity’

Nobel Prize winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz argues in his new book that the Horatio Alger rags-to riches story is no longer a possibility for Americans.

12:35 PM EST 3 Comments

What’s At Stake In Supreme Court Decision Over Arizona Law

The Supreme Court is due to decide whether Arizona’s controversial immigration law is constitutional and the outcome has wide implications.

12:40 PM EST 4 Comments

Emails Reveal Romney’s Strong Backing Of Individual Mandate At State Level

New emails obtained by the Wall Street Journal show just how strongly Mitt Romney pushed for the individual mandate while he was negotiating health care reform in Massachusetts.

12:50 PM EST 33 Comments

A Lesson On Setting Poetry To Music, With Robin’s Former Choir Director

Our favorite choir director, Ron Cohen, stops by our studios to bring us musical selections that illuminate works by writers like Walt Whitman and Robert Frost.

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From Blockhead to the Volcano Choir.

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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

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Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.