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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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July 2 11 Comments

Professor Says Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Removed, Preserved

At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.

July 2 2 Comments

Sweet And Savory Watermelon

Our resident chef shares five recipes, including watermelon pickles and a watermelon, crab and arugula salad.

July 1 5 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Non-Hierarchical Workplace

Terri Kelly is one of few people with a title at W. L. Gore – the maker of Gore-Tex – and she says she really doesn't like having one.

July 1 3 Comments

Joy Williams’ New American Songbook

The singer-songwriter and four-time Grammy winner joins us with a playlist of what she considers quintessentially American music.