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12:06 PM EST 2 Comments

N.Y. Poised To Be First To Toughen Gun Laws After Newtown

New York lawmakers are expected this morning to give final passage to legislation that would toughen the state’s existing assault weapons ban.

12:15 PM EST 24 Comments

Corrupt Juvenile Justice Leaves Mark On Pa. Kids

In the infamous “kids for cash” scandal, two Pennsylvania judges took money in exchange for sending thousands of kids to privately-run detention centers, often for extremely minor offenses.

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More Troops Head To Mali To Battle Islamist Rebels

France is sending more troops, and thousands of West African soldiers are expected to arrive in coming days, to fight Islamist extremists who have seized a Malian town.

12:40 PM EST 23 Comments

Colleges In Crisis As Enrollment Dips

Enrollment at more than 40 percent of private colleges and universities declined last year, forcing the institutions to offer steep tuition discounts to fill seats.

12:50 PM EST 4 Comments

‘Beasts Of The Southern Wild’ Gets Oscar Nods

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” is up for four Oscars, including the youngest Best Actress nominee ever. Here & Now’s Emiko Tamagawa spoke with the stars.

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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.