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Rundown for November 15, 2012
12:06 PM EST 7 Comments

Violence Between Israel And Gaza Escalates

Israel and Gaza exchanged missile fire again on Thursday, after an Israeli air strike killed the leader of Hamas’ military wing on Wednesday.

12:15 PM EST 166 Comments

Has The Media Failed In Covering Climate Change?

Longtime journalist Wen Stephenson decided he had to become a climate activist. Now he’s back with a message for his former colleagues: You are failing.

12:35 PM EST Comment

Nature Volunteers Run Shelters In NYC

Members of the Washington Conservation Corps, who headed cross-country to help with the Hurricane Sandy relief effort in New York, are doing some jobs they never expected to do.

12:40 PM EST Comment

Petraeus To Be Grilled Behind Closed Doors

Former CIA Director David Petraeus is set to answer questions about the September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya.

12:50 PM EST Comment

Previewing The Latin Grammys

The Latin Grammy awards will be held in Las Vegas on Thursday night. Dominican superstar Juan Luis Guerra is up for six awards, leading all nominees.

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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.