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Rundown for November 9, 2012
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Obama: Americans Agree With My Approach On Deficit

President Barack Obama says raising taxes on wealthiest Americans must be part of deficit reduction plan but says he is “open to compromise” and “new ideas.”

12:15 PM EDT 24 Comments

Election 2012 Winners And Losers

Gay marriage and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida are on the lists of election winners.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Meet China’s Next President

We already know the name of the man who’s expected to be the next president, and it will become official during the Communist Party’s weeklong conference being held in Beijing.

12:40 PM EDT 3 Comments

Barbara Kingsolver On ‘Flight Behavior’

The Washington Post says ‘Flight Behavior’ may be “the first great novel on climate change.”

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July 24 9 Comments

U.S. Takes Home Gold… In Math

For the first time since 1994, six American teens won the International Mathematical Olympiad.

July 24 3 Comments

Food Innovators Develop Seaweed That Tastes Like Bacon

Researchers say a fast-growing new form of a seaweed tastes like bacon when fried.

July 23 5 Comments

‘Paper Towns’ Author John Green Taps Into Teens

The film adaptation of "Paper Towns" comes a year after "The Fault in Our Stars" grossed over $300 million.

July 23 Comment

CDC Study: Teen Sex, Pregnancy On The Decline

The number of teenagers having sex is at the lowest level in 25 years. Less than half of 15 to 19-year-olds say they've had sex.