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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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April 22 Comment

What Do We Have To Teach Plato?

Philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discusses her new book "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away."

April 22 21 Comments

Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

African-American children's book authors Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers weigh in.

April 21 Comment

Remembering Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter

We remember the boxing champion, who was twice wrongly convicted of murder, with his longtime friend and defender.

April 21 2 Comments

‘Wait Wait’ Host Peter Sagal Runs Boston Marathon As Guide

For the second year in a row, the host of NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" is running with a legally blind athlete.