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Rundown for September 28, 2012
12:06 PM EST 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 EST 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 EST 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 EST 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 EST 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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Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

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November 24 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.

November 24 3 Comments

Sam Sifton’s Tips For A Happy, Delicious Thanksgiving For All

The New York Times' food editor talks about his favorite dishes and how to accommodate everyone without going crazy.

November 23 3 Comments

James Taylor Is ‘Gobsmacked’ By Medal Of Freedom Honor

The five-time Grammy winner looks back on his career, ahead of receiving the country's highest civilian honor.

November 23 29 Comments

How To Travel While Black During Jim Crow

A postal worker created a guide for black travelers that was published almost every year from 1936 to 1966.