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Rundown for November 14, 2012
12:06 PM EST Comment

Obama: No Evidence Of Security Breach In Scandal

President Obama says he has seen no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and top military commander in Afghanistan.

12:15 PM EST 4 Comments

Rockaways Officials Blast FEMA, LIPA Response To Sandy

Officials in the Rockaways section of Queens say federal and elected officials failed them when Hurricane Sandy hit.

12:20 PM EST Comment

NYC Ombudsman: Public Housing Tenants ‘Have Gone Through Hell’

More than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy, 20,000 people who live in public housing are still without heat and hot water, and some still don’t have power.

12:35 PM EST 3 Comments

Do You Know What ‘YOLO’ Means?

It’s that time again, when we start considering what words have found their way into our vocabulary this past year. The Oxford American Dictionary has named the verb “GIF” its word of the year.

12:40 PM EST 4 Comments

U.S. Airlines Face Pilot Shortage

The airline industry expects that a crippling shortage of qualified commercial airline pilots could hit the U.S. by next spring. Several factors have contributed to the problem.

12:50 PM EST Comment

Scandals Cloud BBC Anniversary

The BBC is marking its 90th birthday today, but the venerable broadcasting network is also being buffeted by two scandals.

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February 11 13 Comments

Gravitational Waves Discovery Confirms Einstein’s Theory

Scientists detected the gravitational waves after a pair of unusual black holes collided.

February 11 6 Comments

Pope To Visit Juárez During Mexico Trip

The border city is recreating itself after years of bloodshed – something Pope Francis lived through in Argentina.

February 11 25 Comments

A Senator Makes The Case For Authorizing Use Of Force Against ISIS

It's been a year since the president asked Congress to authorize the offensive already underway. Sen. Jeff Flake is pushing for a vote.

February 10 Comment

A Look At Prisons Around The World, With A Spotlight On Our Own

Baz Dreisinger visited prisons in nine countries and wrote about her experiences in a new book, "Incarceration Nations."