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Rundown for November 7, 2012
12:06 PM EST 15 Comments

What Does 4 More Years Mean For Pres. Obama?

President Barack Obama’s re-election, coupled with Republicans’ continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has gripped Washington for four years and frustrated Americans who see big problems going unsolved.

12:33 PM EST Comment

Sandy-Ravaged Areas Brace For A Nor’easter

Weather forecasters predict that the nor’easter hitting the east coast Wednesday afternoon will be less severe than Superstorm Sandy. But people in parts of New Jersey and New York are being urged to move to higher ground.

12:38 PM EST 4 Comments

Mitt Romney Exits Political Stage, Wishes Obama Success

What’s next for Gov. Mitt Romney now that he has conceded the 2012 Presidential election?

12:48 PM EST 3 Comments

Remembering Avant-Garde Composer Elliott Carter

Pulitzer-prize winning composer, Elliott Carter, died Monday at 103-years-old. We remember the man and revisit a celebration of his 100th birthday.

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February 27 5 Comments

After Red Carpet Controversy, A Look At The History Of Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks go back "thousands and thousands of years," according to professor Bert Ashe, who also shares his own dreadlocks stories.

February 27 12 Comments

More Parents Say No To Standardized Testing

A growing number of parents and students are deciding to "opt out" of assessment tests.

February 26 35 Comments

That Political Bumper Sticker Could Cost You Your Job

In most states in the country, labor laws will not protect you from getting fired over a political bumper sticker.

February 26 3 Comments

Remote Mexican Villages Build Their Own Cell Networks

Thanks to cheaper technology, community organizers and computer hackers are bypassing the big cell companies.