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Rundown for November 9, 2012
12:06 PM EST 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 EST 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 EST 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 EST 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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December 18 Comment

College Counselor: ‘A Deferral Is Not A Denial’

Lisa Micele shares tips for applying to college — especially for students who have been deferred under early decision.

December 18 17 Comments

America’s Political Dynasties

Americans under 38 have only experienced one presidential election that did not involve a Bush or a Clinton.

December 17 2 Comments

Atticus Lish’s ‘Preparation For The Next Life’

The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.

December 17 3 Comments

Diagnosing Ear Infections With Your Smartphone

The CellScope Oto is a clip-on gadget that turns a smartphone into an otoscope — the tool doctors use to check out a patient's eardrum.