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12:06 PM EDT Comment

Military: C-130 Tankers To Resume Firefighting

Air Force C-130 tankers will resume firefighting flights Tuesday after a deadly crash of another tanker plane over the weekend, the U.S. Northern Command said.

12:15 PM EDT 8 Comments

GOP-Led States Threaten To Turn Down Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida became the latest Republican governor to say his state will not take part in the Medicaid expansion program under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

12:35 PM EDT 2 Comments

Taxes, Penalties And The Affordable Care Act

President Obama and Mitt Romney seldom see eye to eye — but on an aspect of the debate over healthcare, they agree.

12:40 PM EDT 8 Comments

Vietnam Vet Wants Recognition For Dogs Of War

Alan Driscoll served as a an Air Force dog handler in Vietnam and he says the dogs that serve in wars deserve appreciation.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

The Regular People That Make ‘Beasts Of The Southern Wild’ Shine

As a five-year-old school girl in Houma, Louisiana, Quvenzhané Wallis probably didn’t expect she’d be acting in a critically-acclaimed film — Nor did her co-star Dwight Henry. We speak with both about “Beasts Of The Southern Wild.”

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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.