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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. Rosetta spacecraft arrives at comet after 10-year chase

    In November, Rosetta will release a lander about the size of a small refrigerator that will attempt to secure itself to the comet's surface using harpoons.
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  3. One Year After Calif. Rim Fire, Debate Simmers Over Forest Recovery

    This third-largest wildfire in California's history struck the area near Yosemite National Park. Since then, controversy has broken out over whether to log the trees and replant seedlings.
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  4. After 78 Years, A First: Math Prize Celebrates Work Of A Woman

    The International Mathematical Union has announced the four winners of its prestigious Fields Medal. The group includes Maryam Mirakahni, the first woman to win the prize in its long history.
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  5. Lego Releases Female Scientists Set; May Appease 7-Year-Old Critic

    Months after a girl took the company to task for its female toy figures, Lego has released the Research Institute, a play set created by a "real-life geophysicist, Ellen Kooijman," the company says.
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  6. How To Survive, And Thrive, After 5 Years As A Hostage

    Joe Cicippio belongs to a very small club of Americans who were held by Islamic radicals for years and lived to tell about it. Here's how he coped as a hostage in Beirut and then rebuilt his life.
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  7. Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

    The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia tomorrow.
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  8. Israel Resumes Gaza Strikes After Rocket Attacks

    The resumption of violence casts doubts about the future of indirect talks in Cairo, but similar flareups in the past have not prevented the two sides from reinstating another temporary truce.
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  9. After Shooting, LAPD Uses Friendlier Face To Avoid Ferguson's Woes

    In LA, police shot and killed an African-American man during a scuffle with officers Monday. While it angered many black members of the community, it hasn't sparked the same unrest as in Ferguson, Mo.
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  10. Gay Marriages May Begin In Virginia Next Week, After Court Denies A Stay

    The ruling came from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, which had taken up the case after a district court struck down Virginia's ban in February.
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