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  1. 15 Years After Columbine, Are Schools Any Safer?

    The mass shooting at Columbine High School spurred schools to adopt "zero tolerance" policies. Do they work? NPR Education Correspondent Claudio Sanchez and former principal Bill Bond discuss.
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  2. Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

    Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.
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  3. Tens Of Thousands Of Alpacas Die In Peruvian Cold Snap

    Peru's government has declared a state of emergency in the southern Andes, where brutally cold temperatures have killed the animals and threatened farmers living at high altitude.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  4. Black Lives Matter Finds 'Renewed Focus' 5 Years After Trayvon Martin

    From the death that sparked a hashtag that became a national movement, Black Lives Matter takes on a new urgency under President Trump. Co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discusses what lies ahead.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  5. 'Pandemic' Asks: Is A Disease That Will Kill Tens Of Millions Coming?

    Author Sonia Shah says that urbanization and air travel put the global population at an increased risk for disease. "Zika is a great example of how new pathogens are emerging today," she says.
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  6. Guilty Verdict In Etan Patz Case, Nearly 40 Years After Boy's Disappearance

    After leaving home to wait for the school bus in Manhattan more than 30 years ago, Etan Patz was never again seen by his family. His body has never been found.
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  7. After Years Of Uneventful Check-Ins, Arizona Woman Is Arrested, Deported

    During the Obama administration, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, who is a mother of two, was not considered a priority for deportation. But President Trump's executive action sets a different standard.
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  8. Three Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It, Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens

    "We cried so much when we first saw it, because ... what you see standing here was all in pieces on the floor," says an Islamic art specialist. Museum staff repaired all but 10 of 179 damaged objects.
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  9. Nation's Largest African-American Hair Show Marks 70 Years Of Black Beauty

    When it comes to African-American hair care, Bronner Bros. is one of the best-known companies. But behind the masculine brand name, a group of black women laid the groundwork for the industry.
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  10. After A Massive Evacuation, Greek City Defuses A World War II Bomb

    The unexploded bomb, which had been buried for decades, was discovered near a gas station in Thessaloniki. Officials took no chances, evacuating more than 70,000 people before removing it.
    CPR News · NPR Story

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