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Rundown for January 10, 2013
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Biden Says Consensus Emerging On Gun Safety

Vice President Joe Biden meets today with the nation’s largest gun rights group, as he tries to craft proposals by the end of the month on ways to reduce gun violence.

12:15 PM EDT 9 Comments

Haiti Earthquake: 3 Years After ‘The Big Truck That Went By’

Jonathan Katz was the only full-time American correspondent in Haiti when the 2010 earthquake hit. He survived and wrote a book, “The Big Truck That Went By: How The World Came To Save Haiti And Left Behind A Disaster.”

12:35 PM EDT 3 Comments

Cancer-Screening Power of Pap Test Is Expanding

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have been able to use samples collected from a Pap smear to indicate not only the presence of cervical cancer, but endometrial and ovarian cancers.

12:40 PM EDT 22 Comments

Aurora Mass Shooting Survivor With Ties To Newtown Becomes Activist

Stephen Barton, 22, grew up minutes from Newtown, Conn. and was among those wounded when a shooter opened fire inside a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. in July.

12:50 PM EDT Comment

Oscars Nods Include Oldest, Youngest Best Actress

Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” leads the field with 12 Oscars nominations. There were also a handful of surprises.

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Terry Gilliam Goes Back To The Dystopian Future

Terry Gilliam's new film, "The Zero Theorem" will be familiar to his fans.

September 18 5 Comments

DJ Sessions: Kansas’ ‘Retro Cocktail Hour’

"Space age pop" and "incredibly strange music" are the songs of the day on this installment of the DJ Sessions.

September 17 21 Comments

Volkswagen’s 300 MPG Car

The XL-1 can get 300 miles per gallon. The key is reducing wind resistance.

September 17 41 Comments

How Has The Obesity Epidemic Disrupted Romance?

The health impacts of the obesity epidemic are well-documented. Less studied are its ramifications for romance.