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Rundown for May 30, 2013
12:06 PM EST 8 Comments

Philadelphia Police Shoot 7 Suspects In A Week

Philadelphia residents are trying to make sense of yet another police shooting. It’s the seventh time Philadelphia police have shot a suspect in in the past week. Four of the shootings have been fatal.

12:15 PM EST Comment

4 Weeks And 5 Rulings That May Change The U.S.

As Supreme Court justices prepare to release decisions on some of the most controversial social issues in the U.S., a new study finds it’s the most business-friendly court since WWII.

12:20 PM EST 17 Comments

Dying Girl Sparks Debate Over Organ Transplants

The case of a 10-year-old girl in the final stages of lung failure has sparked outrage among those who say it’s unconscionable to deny her a lung transplant that would be hers if she were a year older.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Marathon Bombing Victim Heads To Rehab

While Marc Furcarile celebrates the next step in his recovery, he’s also reflecting on his unconventional ride to the hospital on April 15 — a ride that saved his life.

12:40 PM EST 11 Comments

Our Spending Habits Transform At 50, But Why?

Crunching data from the U.S. Census Bureau has yielded some surprising trends about baby boomers’ sartorial choices. At a certain stage in life, spending on men’s clothing peaks — then plummets.

12:50 PM EST 3 Comments

Why Fresno Is The Land Of Poets

It may not surprise you that Los Angeles and Brooklyn have named poet laureates, but how about the dusty agricultural city of Fresno, California? It claims a surprising number of successful poets.

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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.