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'Revisionaries' Tells Story Of Texas Textbook Battle

Controversy erupted in 2009 when the Texas State Board of Education debated changes to the state's textbooks that centered on the teaching of evolution. Scott Thurman captured the contentious battle in the documentary film, The Revisionaries, which focuses in large part on Don McLeroy.
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Seattle Forager Inspires Others To Learn About Wild, Forgotten Foods

A walk in the woods isn't that different from a walk through the produce section of the supermarket for Langdon Cook, an influential Seattle forager, blogger, and home cook. He's dedicated to rekindling interest in forgotten foods.
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Asian-Americans On The Rise

On Tuesday, the Pew Research Center released a study that found Asian-Americans have surpassed Hispanics as the fastest growing racial group in the U.S. Plus, the report showed that they're the highest earning and best-educated. Host Michel Martin discusses the findings and the implications of these demographic changes with three experts.
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White House Exerts Executive Privilege Over 'Fast And Furious' Documents

The political battle between the Obama administration and the House Oversight and Government has ratcheted up another notch.
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Two Major East Coast Bridges Will Close Today For 'Delicate Maritime Ballet'

A cargo ship carrying four huge cranes is set to squeeze under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Washington, D.C., and the Key Bridge outside Baltimore. Both spans have to close temporarily this afternoon as it passes under.
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Perennial College Student Collects Multiple Degrees

Michael Nicholson is working toward college degree No. 30. At 71, his degrees include library science and health education. Now he's going for a masters in criminal justice.
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DC Comics Objects To Ohio's Superman License Plate

The idea of Superman was conceived in Glenville, Ohio, back in the 1930s. But when a proposed Superman-themed license plate called "Ohio Birthplace of Superman," DC Comics and Warner Communications objected. Superman, they point out, was born on the planet Krypton.
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UPDATE: Sandusky Defense Rests; He Doesn't Testify

Closing arguments will begin Thursday in the trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

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