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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.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  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.
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  4. '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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  5. After 8 Years Of Unbroken War, Obama Hands Over Conflicts To Trump

    President Obama is the first president to serve eight years with the U.S. at war nonstop, from beginning to end. Donald Trump now inherits ongoing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  6. 18 Million People Could Lose Insurance In First Year After Partial Obamacare Repeal

    The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office found that without the federal mandate and subsidies, the number of people who will lose their health insurance could grow to 32 million over 10 years.
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  7. Search For Missing Flight MH370 Suspended After Almost 3 Years

    In March 2014, the flight vanished from radar with 239 people on board. Search crews have examined more than 45,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean, to no avail.
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  8. After 146 Years 'The Greatest Show On Earth' Will Come To A Close

    After pressure from animal rights groups and changing entertainment tastes, world famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced they'll be ending performances in May.
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  9. After 146 Years, Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus To Shut Down

    After struggling to remain relevant amid public concern for animal welfare, combined with high operation costs, "The Greatest Show On Earth" will come to an end in May, the company announced Saturday.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  10. Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education

    Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.
    CPR News · NPR Story

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