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Rundown for June 25, 2013
12:06 PM EDT 6 Comments

High Court Voids Key Part Of Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new formula.

12:20 PM EDT Comment

‘Don’t Militarize The Border,’ Says Immigration Bill Critic

Univision news anchor Enrique Acevedo argues that adding $30 billion dollars to increase patrols and fencing at the U.S.-Mexico border, as the U.S. Senate wants to do, is a bad plan.

12:25 PM EDT 2 Comments

Boston Bombing Memorial Is Removed

The makeshift memorial for victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings that sprang up in Copley Square Park was taken down by the city today. Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock was there.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

A Look At Economic Impact If Court Overturns DOMA

If the Supreme Court strikes down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), it would have a significant economic impact on legally married gay couples.

12:40 PM EDT 2 Comments

Cities Are Heating Up Fast — But Don’t Have To

Cities are heating up faster than the rest of the planet. Local governments can’t do much to affect global trends, but they can take steps to make their own neighborhoods cooler.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Tennis Great Jimmy Connors Tells His Side In ‘The Outsider’

Former tennis world champion Jimmy Connors is out with a new memoir that The New York Times says does little to dispel “his reputation as a narcissistic, selfish loner.”

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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.