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Rundown for November 13, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 3 Comments

Another General Under Scrutiny In Sex Scandal

‘A Greek tragedy’ is how one congressman today described the latest revelations in the case of emails about an extramarital affair that ended the career of CIA director David Petraeus last week. Pictured above: Marine Gen. John Allen and Jill Kelley of Florida.

12:15 PM EDT 3 Comments

Protecting Coastal Communities After Sandy

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has pledged that all that sand and everything that sits on it will be put back. But with sea levels rising and the threat of more super-storms, is that the right move?

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Tension Between Japan And China Over Islands

As Japan and China continue to exchange angry words over their competing claims to the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, the BBC’s Rupert Wingfield Hayes finds a growing wave of nationalism in Japan.

12:40 PM EDT 4 Comments

Still Wrestling With The Consequences Of Combat

Karl Marlantes’ 2010 novel ‘Matterhorn’ was called the best novel of the Vietnam War ever written. His latest book, now out in paperback, is ‘What It Is Like To Go To War.’

12:50 PM EDT 2 Comments

Throwing Down In A ‘Cook Fight’

It all began with a challenge to two food writers at The New York Times. Their new book is ‘CookFight: 2 Cooks, 12 Challenges, 125 Recipes, An Epic Battle for Kitchen Dominance.’

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July 2 11 Comments

Professor Says Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Removed, Preserved

At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.

July 2 2 Comments

Sweet And Savory Watermelon

Our resident chef shares five recipes, including watermelon pickles and a watermelon, crab and arugula salad.

July 1 5 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Non-Hierarchical Workplace

Terri Kelly is one of few people with a title at W. L. Gore – the maker of Gore-Tex – and she says she really doesn't like having one.

July 1 3 Comments

Joy Williams’ New American Songbook

The singer-songwriter and four-time Grammy winner joins us with a playlist of what she considers quintessentially American music.