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Thursday In Depth: November 8, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    How will Obama, Congress address fiscal cliff?

    President Barack Obama doesn't have much time to celebrate his re-election. He must now confront the fiscal cliff - nearly $500 billion in automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect in January that could throw the nation back into recession.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    How did 'A Streetcar Named Desire' shape America?

    Playwright Tennessee Williams was awarded four Drama Critic Circle Awards, two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, so it's no surprise one of his plays ended up on the Library of Congress' list of 88 Books that Shaped America.

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  • 11:20 a.m.

    A review of 2012 campaign coverage

    The 2012 election cycle brought big change in the way technology, data, money and changing demographics shape how the media reports on campaigns and issues. What went well or went awry under these circumstances of reporting?

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The Daily Circuit Blog

  • 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. "
  • 4 easy reads for the weekend

    Humorous academic novels, a thriller and a memoir of the Midwest.
  • The great seat reclining debate of 2014

    "In effect, to increase the number of cabin seats, the space allotted to each passenger must be reduced. However, this reduced comfort remains tolerable for the passengers in as much as the flight lasts only one or a few hours."
  • 5 books to read this weekend

    Head to the library or bookstore to pick up one of these titles.

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