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Rundown for July 2, 2013
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Resignations In Egypt As Country Braces For Showdown

Egypt’s embattled President Mohammed Morsi is facing divisions within his own government, as he faces an ultimatum from protesters to step down by 5 p.m. today.

12:15 PM EDT 6 Comments

Security Cameras Everywhere, But Debate Over The Data

Communities across the nation after 9/11 installed a vast network of public and private security cameras. But there’s now a raging debate over how the data is handled.

12:25 PM EDT Comment

Revisiting News Coverage Of The Battle Of Gettysburg

The Saturday Evening Post, the oldest American magazine in publication, had a reporter at the Battle of Gettysburg on the third and final day of fighting. The magazine’s historian recounts his reporting.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Ohio Power Plants Respond To New Regulations

In Ohio, coal operators are generally opposed to new regulations aimed at curbing carbon emissions from power plants. But the response from some power plant operators has been more muted.

12:40 PM EDT Comment

Investigation Into 19 Firefighters' Deaths Begins

Officials have launched an investigation into how 19 elite firefighters from the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew were killed, and whether their deaths could have been prevented.

12:45 PM EDT 5 Comments

Sifting Through Wildfire Ashes For Memories, Hope

Even though the Black Forest Fire in Colorado burned homes down to their foundations, it didn’t destroy everything. The Samaritan’s Purse helps homeowners search the ashes.

12:55 PM EDT 18 Comments

St. Louis' Famous Dish: Toasted Ravioli

New York is famous for its hotdogs. Chicago has its deep dish pizza. And St. Louis is known for its toasted ravioli — ravioli that’s covered in breadcrumbs and deep fried.

1:06 PM EDT Comment

FAA Changes Urged After 5 Near Airline Collisions

The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended that the FAA change its rules for handling aborted plane landings, after finding that current rules create “unnecessary collision risk.”

1:15 PM EDT 26 Comments

Students Demand Better Response To Campus Rape

A growing number of female students are filing complaints against their colleges and universities, trying to reform how their institutions deal with sexual violence by fellow students.

1:35 PM EDT 4 Comments

Remembering The Granite Mountain Hotshots

Six members of the elite group of firefighters killed while battling a wildfire in Arizona regularly worked out together at a gym down the street. We speak with a trainer who was friendly with them.

1:40 PM EDT Comment

Why Google Pulled The Plug On Google Reader

Google has discontinued its RSS service, Google Reader. We take a look at why, what happens to former users and whether it will affect the culture of innovation at Google.

1:45 PM EDT 5 Comments

Heartbeats Could Replace Passwords

Instead of memorizing all those passwords, what if the key to unlocking everything could be linked to something unique about you — like the rhythm of your heart?

1:50 PM EDT 2 Comments

Wedding Films Are About More Than Getting Married

With the Supreme Court weighing in on gay marriage, can Hollywood be far behind? Filmmakers often use wedding movies to address issues like commitment and family dysfunction.

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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.