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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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As War And Conflicts Proliferate, Children Become Unwary Victims And Targets

Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.

July 30 3 Comments

California Drought: A Central Valley Farmer’s Experience

Last month was the hottest June on Earth since records began in 1880, making the West Coast drought even harder for farmers.

July 29 13 Comments

U.S. ‘Border Crisis’ In A Global Context

Bill Frelick of Human Rights Watch says what the U.S. is seeing is dwarfed by the massive flow of refugees into other countries, such as Italy.

July 29 4 Comments

Iraq War Vet Returns To A Broken Country

Roy Scranton says what he found in Baghdad "shows the evidence of the truth of what we'd actually done."