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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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July 30 Comment

As War And Conflicts Proliferate, Children Become Unwary Victims And Targets

Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.

July 30 3 Comments

California Drought: A Central Valley Farmer’s Experience

Last month was the hottest June on Earth since records began in 1880, making the West Coast drought even harder for farmers.

July 29 13 Comments

U.S. ‘Border Crisis’ In A Global Context

Bill Frelick of Human Rights Watch says what the U.S. is seeing is dwarfed by the massive flow of refugees into other countries, such as Italy.

July 29 4 Comments

Iraq War Vet Returns To A Broken Country

Roy Scranton says what he found in Baghdad "shows the evidence of the truth of what we'd actually done."