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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.

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Molly Ringwald: Writing Fiction A Welcome Change From Acting

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

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April 28 18 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."

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Gloria Estefan Reflects On Her Life Story In ‘On Your Feet!’

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson catches up with the Cuban-born American singer backstage after a performance.

April 27 27 Comments

Economist: NAFTA Benefits Economy Despite Job Losses

Gordon Hanson explains his research on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and why he still supports it.