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Rundown for December 7, 2012
12:06 PM EST 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 EST 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 EST 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 EST 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 EST 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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February 27 5 Comments

After Red Carpet Controversy, A Look At The History Of Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks go back "thousands and thousands of years," according to professor Bert Ashe, who also shares his own dreadlocks stories.

February 27 12 Comments

More Parents Say No To Standardized Testing

A growing number of parents and students are deciding to "opt out" of assessment tests.

February 26 35 Comments

That Political Bumper Sticker Could Cost You Your Job

In most states in the country, labor laws will not protect you from getting fired over a political bumper sticker.

February 26 3 Comments

Remote Mexican Villages Build Their Own Cell Networks

Thanks to cheaper technology, community organizers and computer hackers are bypassing the big cell companies.