Joe Hernandez

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A Victim's Son Reflects on the Sikh Temple Shooting

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Amardeep Kaleka's father was killed in the horrific shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh temple on Sunday that left seven people dead including the gunman. His father, Satwant Singh Kaleka,...

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Congressional Primaries Draw Focus from Washington

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Several primaries in the coming weeks will steal the spotlight, however briefly, from Washington, D.C. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich tells us which races to watch.

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Why More Banking Crises Are on the Way

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Jim Rogers, an American investor and chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interest, has seen banking scandals in 2002. And in 2008. And he says the cyclical pattern of economic dow...

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Sikh Temple Shooter Had Ties to Hate Groups

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Now that the confusion and conflicting reports of this weekend's shooting in Wisconsin have settled, we're beginning to learn more about the alleged gunman who carried out the attack....

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Want to Survive in the Digital Age? Learn to Code.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Computer programs and apps are becoming an increasingly integral part of our lives. But does that mean everybody should be forced to learn how to create them?

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Laundering Iranian Money, British Bank Violates U.S. Law

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

It’s largely against American law to do business with Iranian banks, but Standard Chartered broke those laws when they allowed some transactions with Iran to pass through New York.

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Secretary of Agriculture Outlines Plan to Cope with Drought

Thursday, August 02, 2012

As drought conditions worsen for much of the country, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is stepping in to provide some relief for farmers and ranchers. Joining us from Washington D.C...

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Farmer Believes Government at Fault for Drought's Consequences

Thursday, August 02, 2012

As severe drought covers about two-thirds of the country, more than half of all U.S. counties have been designated primary disaster areas by the Department of Agriculture.

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Olympic Athletes Protest Social Media Restrictions

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The International Olympics Committee’s "Rule 40" prevents athletes from promoting brands other than the official Olympic sponsors during the days before and during the Games. But some...

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Syrian Fighting Flares in the City of Aleppo

Monday, July 30, 2012

The fighting in Syria has flared up in the quiet city Aleppo, where scores of civilians are beginning to flee the constant shelling. Government forces have launched an offensive there...

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Romney Voices Support For Israel

Monday, July 30, 2012

Mitt Romney has said he'd support an Israeli strike against Iran's nuclear program, but will it win him any votes in America? Meir Javedanfar, an Iranian Studies lecturer in Israel, t...

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The 47 Endings to 'A Farewell to Arms'

Monday, July 23, 2012

Earlier this month, Scribner released a new edition of 'A Farewell to Arms' with 47 different endings. We tend to think of the classics as untouched relics, but is revisiting Hemingwa...

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Bioethical Questions Raised by 'Cyclops Baby'

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Yesterday we heard the story of the 'cyclops baby,' a child born badly disfigured and doomed to die. We put some of the questions it raises to Art Caplan, head of the Division of Medi...

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FDA Bans BPA from Baby Bottles and Children's Cups

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has finally taken action on a popular and controversial chemical. Bisphenol A, also known as BPA, can no longer be added to baby bottles and cups for ...

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The Case of the 'Cyclops Child'

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Doctor Fredric Neuman is now the director of the Anxiety and Phobia Center at White Plains Hospital. But when he was a medical intern, he saw something no one should ever have to see.

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Obama's Lead Grows in Swing States

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Pundits and pollsters are calling it a dead heat, but November's election may not be as close as it seems. Whichever way swing states lean could mean the victory for either of the can...

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Wells Fargo to Pay $175 Million Settlement in Discrimination Lawsuit

Friday, July 13, 2012

A court has ruled that Wells Fargo will pay $175 million as a result of a lawsuit based on discriminatory actions of the firm from 2004 to 2009. The Assistant Attorney General for the...

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Why Americans Are Unfazed by Corporate Corruption

Thursday, July 12, 2012

There was once a time when the bank was a respected institution. But in 2007, only two in five Americans trusted in banks. Now, just five years later, the number has dipped even lower. 

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How Libor Affects Main Street

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Libor manipulation scandal has dominated the news with stories of a culture of corporate greed and bankers who don't know right from wrong. But why should we care about a few London traders who fudged the numbers?

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Can a Robot Do Your Job?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The 18th century saw the threshing machine; now, it's the 3D printer and the self-driving car. Then, it was brute force; now, it's problem-solving skills and artificial intelligence. ...

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