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Rundown for August 23, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 2 Comments

New Book About Bin Laden Raid Raises Questions

Will an upcoming book by a Navy Seal involved in the raid to kill Osama bin Laden figure into the presidential race?

12:15 PM EDT 10 Comments

Educators Want Students To Ask The Questions

Students are taught to memorize answers, but now two educators say they want students to figure out the questions first.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

First African Team Competes In Little League World Series

Uganda sent a team to this year’s Little League Baseball World Series. Unaccustomed to cleats, players initially practiced in bare feet or socks.

12:50 PM EDT 24 Comments

Will The Real South Boston Please Stand Up?

TV reality show production companies are trying to develop a show about South Boston, or “Southie.” But residents worry their neighborhood will be portrayed in a less-than-flattering light.

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October 2 5 Comments

Study: Chemo Unnecessary In Many Cases Of Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new study finds that many women with early stage breast cancer don't benefit from chemotherapy.

October 2 3 Comments

Fishing For Gold After Viral Video Fame

The video of a Boston-area man's incredulous and expletive-laden discovery of a sunfish has gone viral. What happens now?

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A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 42 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.