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Rundown for May 1, 2013
12:06 PM EST Comment

Police: 3 More Suspects Arrested In Marathon Bombings

A lawyer says two of the three people newly arrested in the Boston Marathon bombing case are men originally from Kazakhstan who were friendly with suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

12:15 PM EST 9 Comments

Guantanamo Hunger Strikes And Ethics Of Force-Feeding

A U.S. military spokesman says there are still 100 Guantanamo Bay prisoners refusing to eat, and 23 are being force-fed to prevent starvation. The president made a renewed vow this week to close the prison.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Violence Mars Campaigning In Pakistan

More than 20 people have been killed in attacks in Pakistan in recent days. One of those killed was a politician running for a provincial assembly seat in the May 11th elections.

12:40 PM EST 21 Comments

New Treatments Take On Multiple Sclerosis

We had a reminder this week of the horror of multiple sclerosis, when a terminally ill MS sufferer in Ireland lost her court battle to end her life. We check in on the latest MS treatments.

12:50 PM EST 5 Comments

Kids Urged To Unplug For ‘Screen Free Week’

The non-profit Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood wants kids and parents to let their digital devices go black this week. The organization is encouraging families to read and play instead.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

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June 3 Comment

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.