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Rundown for April 30, 2013
12:06 PM EST Comment

Obama: U.S. Still Not Sure Who Used Chemical Weapons

President Obama strongly suggested today that he’d consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad’s government used chemical weapons.

12:15 PM EST 12 Comments

N.H. Police Chiefs Raffle A Gun A Day

The New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police is raffling off a gun a day for the month of May. Some residents are outraged. Others say the event is part of the state’s culture.

12:20 PM EST 55 Comments

What If The Boston Bombers Had Used Guns?

New Yorker writer John Cassidy has a thought experiment: Imagine that the Boston Marathon bombers used assault rifles instead of bombs. What would have been different?

12:35 PM EST 7 Comments

Study: Blacks, Hispanics Pay More For Homes

A new study out of Duke University finds that black and Hispanic home buyers are paying up to 3.5 percent more than white home buyers for comparable homes. The reason why is not clear.

12:40 PM EST 6 Comments

How To ‘Win’ The War In Afghanistan

As the Taliban launch their spring offensive, we talk with retired Marine captain and former Assistant Secretary of Defense Bing West about how to bring a successful end to the war.

12:50 PM EST 4 Comments

Hockey Bad Boy’s Road To Recovery And Redemption

Derek Sanderson helped the Boston Bruins win two Stanley Cups, and at one time was the world’s highest paid athlete. He dated Playboy bunnies and had his own TV show. But the fortune and fame took a toll.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

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‘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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