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  1. Tens Of Thousands More Women And Minorities Are Taking Computer Science

    The Advanced Placement program has scored a win for diversity with the help of Silicon Valley.
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  2. 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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  3. Arkansas' Ten Commandments Monument Lasted Less Than 24 Hours

    Police say a man drove a 2016 Dodge Dart into the 6,000-pound granite slab less than a day after it was installed on the grounds of the state Capitol. The man reportedly took video as he accelerated.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  4. 10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling

    There have been some improvements, but there are still tens of thousands of bridges nationwide that need to be fixed or replaced. Federal funding for such needs has remained flat.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  5. 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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  6. 10 Years After Gaza Takeover, Hamas Under Pressure To Surrender Power

    Ten years ago, the Islamist group Hamas took over the Gaza Strip in a bloody coup. Now, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is cutting back on financial support to pressure Hamas leaders.
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  7. Fearing Thailand's New Restrictions, Tens Of Thousands Of Migrant Workers Flee

    New labor regulations, in which workers without proper documents face prison time, prompted the sudden exodus. It could cause a labor shortage. The government put the law on hold for 120 days.
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  8. Ten Commandments Installed At Arkansas State Capitol; ACLU Plans Lawsuit

    The monument's key backer, state Sen. Jason Rapert, says it honors the "historical moral foundation of law." But the ACLU says it violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
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  9. Botched Choice For Afghan Army Uniforms Wasted Tens Of Millions Of U.S. Dollars

    AU.S. government watchdog says the Defense Department procured uniforms in a camouflage pattern that is far more expensive than other options and likely inappropriate for the landscape in Afghanistan.
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  10. 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.
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