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White House Holiday Decorations Revealed, 'Bo-Flakes' Abound

First dog Bo Obama features prominently in some of the holiday decorations around the White House this year and he even attended an event with military families yesterday where children made Bo-themed Christmas tree ornaments. 

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"The Entertainer"

Lyle Talbot's Hollywood career spanned four decades, from near-stardom alongside Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis to roles in Ed Wood's famously terrible B-movies. Margaret Talbot's new book paints a portrait of her father and Tinseltown's golden years in "The Entertainer."

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Winter Reading

Whether you're looking for titles to give to others or for yourself, we've got lots of new releases to check out.

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Dan Buettner: "Blue Zones: Second Edition"

Researcher, explorer and author Dan Buettner on the latest research about so-called "Blue Zones" locales, where residents live longer than anywhere else on earth.

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Transforming Baltimore: A Long-Awaited Zoning Makeover

The first zoning re-write in 40 years could alter Baltimore's skyline, kick liquor stores out of neighborhoods and encourage a livelier downtown scene. Planning Director Tom Stosur joins us to explain.

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Tech Gadgets For The Holidays

The shopping-est day of the year is almost here. Our tech experts offer tips for stocking stuffers and holiday gifts for the young and the less-young on your list.

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International Adoptions

Russia's move to ban American adoptions of Russian children forces international diplomacy into the lives of some families. Kojo explores the challenges of inter-country adoption.

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The Business Of Hobbies

What happens when a burgeoning DIY movement meets a shrinking number of brick-and-mortar suppliers and a flourishing online marketplace.

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The Onion Book Of Known Knowledge

We check in with the editor of The Onion about their coverage of election 2012 and their latest book, “The Onion Book of Known Knowledge."

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