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Rundown for July 19, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 2 Comments

Judge Clears Way For Mosque In Tennessee To Open, But…

This week a federal judge cleared the way for a controversial mosque in Tennessee to open, but not in time for the holy month of Ramadan.

12:06 PM EDT Comment

Syria Regime Forces Strike Back After Bombing

Syrian forces struck back against rebels Thursday with attack helicopters and shelling in Damascus, one day after an audacious rebel attack in the capital killed three leaders of the regime and left President Bashar Assad’s hold on power increasingly tenuous.

12:10 PM EDT 2 Comments

Syrian Opposition Member Says This Is End For Assad

Dr. Najib Ghadbian, founding member of the Syrian opposition group the Syrian National Council says he thinks we are witnessing the collapse of a regime in Syria.

12:35 PM EDT 2 Comments

Not Just The Tip Of An Iceberg

A sheet of ice, twice the size of Manhattan, broke of from a glacier in Greenland this week, which has scientists concerned.

12:40 PM EDT 4 Comments

Summer Food Programs Have Food But Not Kids

During the school year more than 21 million kids in the U.S. get free and reduced-price school lunches, but in the summer only about 3 million of those kids get a free meal — even though the food is still available.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Athletes To Watch In London — From Tyson Gay To Ann Romney’s Horse

The London Olympics begin next week, and The Boston Globe’s Shira Springer tells us which athletes she’ll keep an eye on.

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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.