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Rundown for November 14, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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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May 27 Comment

Parched Rivers, Grasslands Choke California Wildlife

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd reports there is no relief in sight for California farmers and wildlife ravaged by drought.

May 27 21 Comments

Comedy Writer Brings ‘The Tweet Of God’ To Broadway

"An Act of God," starring Jim Parsons, was born out of David Javerbaum's parody Twitter account @TheTweetOfGod.

May 26 4 Comments

Old-Fashioned Bell Helps 12-Year-Old Minnesota Boy Battle Cancer

David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.

May 26 2 Comments

Just (Lobster) Roll With It: Variations On A Summer Tradition

In New England, lobster rolls are a summer tradition, but if you ask 100 chefs how to make one, you'll get 100 different answers.