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Rundown for December 7, 2012
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Protests Resume In Egypt As Opposition Rejects Talks

The political crisis in Egypt is deepening, as clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi spread beyond Cairo.

12:15 PM EDT Comment

Partners In Health Marks 25 Years In The Field

Boston-based Partners In Health got its start in 1987, when Dr. Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl helped set up a one-room clinic in Haiti. It now serves nearly 2.5 million people across the globe.

12:35 PM EDT 6 Comments

Veteran Recalls Pearl Harbor Attack

Howard Snell is one of a shrinking number of American veterans who survived Pearl Harbor. On Dec. 7, 1941, Snell was an 18-year-old chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy.

12:40 PM EDT 5 Comments

Software Developers, Goldman Sachs Face Off In Court

Voice recognition pioneers Jim and Janet Baker claim Goldman Sachs gave them bad financial advice to sell their company to a competitor that went belly up within weeks.

12:50 PM EDT 7 Comments

Ugly Buildings We Love To Hate

Boston’s City Hall is a building many people love to hate. Brian Sirman, who teaches a class in “reviled architecture,” explains why this and many other buildings are so despised.

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From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

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June 29 11 Comments

First Known Plane Hijacking Was A Flight To Freedom

Nearly 60 years ago, a forced laborer in a Hungarian brick factory hatched a far-fetched plan to escape.

June 29 34 Comments

Paul Thurmond Explains His Change Of Heart On The Confederate Flag

The state senator is now among those calling for the flag to be removed from near the South Carolina State House.

June 26 4 Comments

What Happens When Mavericks Gather For Family Reunion

Their family name inspired the English word we know today. We drop in on their unusual family reunion in San Antonio.

June 25 82 Comments

Controversial New Textbooks Go Into Use This Fall In Texas

The books contain information challenged by academics, that critics say is making education far too political.