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Melissa Locker

Melissa Locker appears in the following:

Gourmet Magazine Closes After Seven Decades

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Conde Nast announced yesterday that it will close Gourmet magazine after nearly 69 years of taste making and recipe writing. The November issue will be its last. The decision came aft...

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H1N1 Vaccine Rolls Out Nationwide

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

The H1N1 vaccine is being slowly distributed around the country. We talk to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Disease, about when the...

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The True Cost of H1N1

Friday, October 02, 2009

Flu season starts officially on Sunday, and while the government has been urging schools to close only as a last resort in the battle against H1N1, there have already been at least 18...

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In the Philippines, After the High Water

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The floodwaters in the Philippines are starting to recede now that Typhoon Ketsana (locally known as Typhoon Ondoy) has passed through, but the situation in Manila and the surrounding...

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Addressing Climate Change One Prank at a Time

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Last week close to a million New Yorkers received a special edition of the New York Post emblazoned with the giant headline: "We're Screwed!" Plausible as the headline seemed, the pap...

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The Late Show with President Obama

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

President Obama added another TV appearance to his recent media tour last night. He stopped by the fabled couches of "The Late Show with David Letterman" and brought his bully pulpit ...

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Afghanistan: From the Headlines to the Frontlines

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Hot on the heels of a recently-released report in which Afghanistan commander General McChrystal said the U.S. mission in Afghanistan "will likely result in failure" without calling u...

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Searching for 'The Lost Symbol'

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

They can't wait for Amazon.com to ship it. They can't wait until 9 a.m. for Barnes & Noble to open. They are Dan Brown's biggest fans, and they can't wait even a minute past midnight ...

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China to US: I'll See Your Tires and Raise You Chicken Parts

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

President Obama set off a trade dispute on Friday when he announced that the U.S. would impose a 35 percent tariff on imported Chinese tires. China retaliated by launching an investig...

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The Kindness of Strangers: Stories from 9/11

Friday, September 11, 2009

Thousands of people have stories about September 11th, eight years ago. For many of us these are stories that hang on the profound consequences of one life intersecting with another. ...

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Always Be Closing: Obama to Pitch to Congress, U.S.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

President Obama is addressing a joint session of Congress tonight. His mission? To sell health care reform. In what may be the pitch of his presidency, President Obama hopes to jumpst...

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Staying Abroad: Migration and the Recession

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

One year ago, the collapse of financial giant Lehman Brothers was just the first domino in a string of banking failures that culminated in the financial crisis that has now reverberat...

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Blood in the Water: Glenn Beck Hits Van Jones

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

The Saturday night resignation of White House green jobs advisor Van Jones is as much a story of politics as it is about cable television, as well as the drive and magnetism of Fox Ne...

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Forecasting Fall TV Season

Monday, September 07, 2009

Dust off your remote control and fire up the TiVo, because the fall television season starts this week. We talk to Kim Potts of tvscreener.com to find out what to watc...

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From High Waters to High Cuisine: The Resurgence of New Orleans Restaurants

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

When Hurricane Katrina roared through Lousiana, the flood waters rose in New Orleans, costing lives and livelihoods. Lost in the devastation were some of the city's biggest tourist at...

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Testing the First Amendment Online

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

"Let me be the first to say this plainly: These judges deserve to be killed. Their blood will replenish the tree of liberty. A small price to pay to assure freedom for millions.” ...

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Dancing with the Stars with Andy Borowitz

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Dancing with the Stars is gearing up for its 9th season and while it doesn't begin until September 21st, the drama has already started. Yesterday the show announced the latest contest...

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The Political Effects of the Health Care Debate

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Health care, health care, health care. It’s all you see on the news, read in the papers, and hear on the radio. Will it pass? When? What will it look like if it does? What will thing...

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The Moral of the Story: Religious Leaders on Health Care Reform

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The U.S. religious left is wading into the health care debate and teaming up with President Obama to help promote his plan that would provide health insurance to roughly 46 million Am...

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On the Frontlines of the Flu Fight

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Thanks to the prospect of a mutated H1N1, Americans will enter this year's flu season with trepidation. Researchers are closer to developing vaccines, but the only way to verify that ...

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