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Tuesday In Depth: March 6, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Super Tuesday's impact on the GOP race

    Residents in 10 states are casting votes this Super Tuesday with more than 400 delegates up for grabs. Pundits don't think it will decide things once and for all, but it could secure Mitt Romney's frontrunner status in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    When nonprofits become fundraising behemoths

    As nonprofits start pulling in more money, do the organizations stray from the original good intentions? As breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure recovers from their Planned Parenthood controversy, we look at big fundraisers and where the money goes.

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  • 11:20 a.m.

    Karen Armstrong's Charter for Compassion

    Author Karen Armstrong has called on people around the world to collaborate on the writing of a "Charter for Compassion" centered on the Golden Rule. She's hoping the effort will restore compassionate thinking and action in religious, moral and political life.

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  • 2 of the best novels of 2014

    "While Emily St. John Mandel creates a world which is enduring horrible calamity in the form of a virulent flu which wipes out most of humanity, her literary creation is of the community of survivors living on in their new reality."
  • A great read about growing old

    "I am a world-class complainer but find palpable joy arriving with my evening Dewar’s, from Robinson Cano between pitches, from the first pages once again of “Appointment in Samarra” or the last lines of the Elizabeth Bishop poem called 'Poem.'"
  • Do bacteria control your appetite?

    "It seems that the bacteria in our guts don't simply wait for whatever leftovers we have to offer. They actively seek out their preferred meals through tricky deception."
  • Op-ed pick: Could Ebola start to spread through the air?

    "The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past four months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years. "

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