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Rundown for January 4, 2013
12:05 PM EST 2 Comments

A Frustration Grows In Brooklyn

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved nearly $10 billion is worth of aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy. Its the first phase of a proposed 60 billion dollar aid package for Sandy victims. But one Brooklyn-based business man is still waiting for government action.

12:05 PM EST 16 Comments

Author: Newtown Answers May Never Come

A lingering question over these mass shootings is: Why? Were there any warning signs, and if they had been spotted, could they have been prevented?

12:40 PM EST 11 Comments

6 Steps To Find A Job For Soon-To-Be College Grads

A growing number of recent college graduates have taken low-level jobs and moved back in with their parents. But John Wilpers says the opportunities are abundant for Millenials.

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Spider-Man Is Dead, Long Live Spider-Man

In the latest edition of the Amazing Spider-Man, Peter Parker’s mind dies in his archrival Doctor Octopus’ body and the evil doctor’s mind takes over Spider-Man’s body.

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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 15 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.