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12:06 PM EDT Comment

2 Infants Among 10 Kids Killed In Oklahoma Tornado

The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says two infants are among 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week. It has positively identified all but one of the victims.

12:15 PM EDT Comment

Jersey Shore Readies For Summer Post-Sandy

In New Jersey, where Hurricane Sandy killed dozens of people and caused nearly $30 billion in damage, many people are asking: will the shore be open for business?

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Man Fatally Shot By FBI Had Ties To Bombing Suspect

The FBI in Washington confirms that an agent shot and killed a man in Orlando, Fla. last night who was being questioned in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

12:38 PM EDT Comment

Story Update: Man Found Not Guilty Of Killing Father

Last week, Mother Jones reporter Mac McClelland told us about her schizophrenic cousin who murdered his father during a psychotic break. A jury has found him not guilty, by reason of insanity.

12:40 PM EDT 9 Comments

Touré: Why Prince Became An Icon

Prince is a brilliant musician, a mesmerizing performer and — according to cultural commentator Touré — a Generation X icon. Touré says Prince played a wise older brother to the latchkey kids of Gen X.

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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.

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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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Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.