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Rundown for February 26, 2013
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Snow Brings Some Relief From Drought

The second major winter storm in five days is walloping Texas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. But it could help the areas that have been plagued by drought.

12:15 PM EDT 10 Comments

Is The Landmark Voting Rights Act Outdated?

In one of its most anticipated cases of the year, the U.S. Supreme Court tomorrow takes up the question of whether to overturn key parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Russia Moves To Outlaw Gay ‘Propaganda’

Gay people in Russia say they’re becoming victims of a government witch hunt, after state media seized on a string of stories that suggest gay lifestyles are perverse and damaging.

12:40 PM EDT Comment

Update: SOS Distress Call May Have Been Hoax

The Coast Guard has called off the search for a boat that reportedly sank far off the Central California coast with two adults and two children on board, saying it could be a hoax.

12:45 PM EDT 4 Comments

A Message In A Bottle Always Intrigues

Since he was 10 years old, Sean Bercaw – now a tall ship captain – has been writing messages, putting them in bottles and throwing them overboard. Sometimes, they’re found.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

‘The Sessions’ Picks Up Two Independent Spirit Awards

John Hawkes and Helen Hunt have both received honors for their roles in “The Sessions,” which tells the real-life story of a journalist with polio who hires a sex surrogate.

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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.