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Rundown for September 13, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 3 Comments

Angry Protests Continue Across Arab World

Demonstrators angered over a film mocking Islam’s Prophet Muhammad took to the streets in the capital of Yemen Thursday, in addition to protests across the region.

12:06 PM EDT Comment

Protests Pose Foreign Policy Challenge For White House

All three countries where there are protests over a film that mocks Islam underwent “Arab Spring” movements and in Libya, the U.S. played a role in overthrowing Gadhafi.

12:15 PM EDT 31 Comments

The Heated Debate Over Grading Teacher Performance

Chicago teachers are still on the picket line and one of the key sticking points is teacher evaluations. How should teachers be graded and what’s fair?

12:40 PM EDT 26 Comments

Utah’s Rocky Anderson Runs For President Criticizing Two Party System

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson recently left the Democratic party to form the Justice Party. He’s now running for president.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Molly Ringwald: Writing Fiction A Welcome Change From Acting

The ’80s starlet is focusing her energy on writing.

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Parched Rivers, Grasslands Choke California Wildlife

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd reports there is no relief in sight for California farmers and wildlife ravaged by drought.

May 27 21 Comments

Comedy Writer Brings ‘The Tweet Of God’ To Broadway

"An Act of God," starring Jim Parsons, was born out of David Javerbaum's parody Twitter account @TheTweetOfGod.

May 26 4 Comments

Old-Fashioned Bell Helps 12-Year-Old Minnesota Boy Battle Cancer

David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.

May 26 2 Comments

Just (Lobster) Roll With It: Variations On A Summer Tradition

In New England, lobster rolls are a summer tradition, but if you ask 100 chefs how to make one, you'll get 100 different answers.