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Rundown for September 28, 2012
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Another Name, More Mysteries For Man Tied To Anti-Islamic Video

The man thought to be behind the crudely produced anti-Islamic video that sparked violence in the Middle East is in jail Friday pending a probation hearing.

12:15 PM EDT 20 Comments

Web Chat: The Risks Of Concussions In Youth Sports

How young is too young for high -contact sports like soccer and football? We talk with an expert who wants to see kids better protected.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Inside An Insider Attack

Reporter Phil Stewart looks at what a recent “insider attack” in Afghanistan portends for U.S. troops there.

12:40 PM EDT 4 Comments

Camp Confronts AIDS For South African Youth

Camp Sizanani in South Africa teaches kids how to avoid contracting HIV/AIDS and for campers are already infected, it teaches them how to stay healthy.

12:50 PM EDT 2 Comments

The British Punk Band ‘The Vaccines’ Hits Number One

If you’re a British punk pop band whose debut album reached number four on the charts last year, what do you do for an encore? Shoot for number one.

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October 23 Comment

New Documentary Profiles Human Rights Watch Team

An elite group known as the E-Team travels across the globe documenting human rights violations and war crimes.

October 23 Comment

Bottom Of The Sea Is ‘A World Of Surprises’

The world's oceans cover nearly two-thirds of the Earth's surface, yet little is understood about the ocean floor.

October 22 13 Comments

Colorado Backs Away From Pot Edibles Ban

Critics say a ban would violate the state's voter-approved legalization of recreational marijuana, which took effect in January.

October 22 4 Comments

Modest Raise For Social Security Recipients

Economist Diane Swonk says the 1.7 percent cost-of-living increase falls short of the inflation older Americans actually see.