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Rundown for January 25, 2013
12:06 PM EST 6 Comments

Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic May Soon Close

In the four decades since Roe v. Wade, states have restricted access to abortion. The latest battleground is Mississippi, which may become the only state without an abortion clinic.

12:15 PM EST 12 Comments

U.S. And China Investing In Each Other’s Clean Energy Tech

While politicians in Beijing and Washington are trading bitter words over renewable energy, U.S. and Chinese investors are rushing to invest in each other’s clean energy firms.

12:35 PM EST 2 Comments

U.S. Says School Sports Are A Civil Right For Disabled

The directive is the biggest change since Title IX mandated equal athletic opportunities for women, and it started with Olympic wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden.

12:40 PM EST 3 Comments

Remembering A Slam Poetry Legend

For 20 years, Jack McCarthy was an unassuming yet powerful force on the poetry slam scene. Usually the province of the young, the edgy, the angry, McCarthy stood out.

12:50 PM EST 4 Comments

Grammy Nomination For John Fullbright

Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Fullbright, 24, just picked up a Grammy nomination for Best Americana Album for his CD “From the Ground Up.”

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December 18 Comment

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 17 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.