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  1. Tens Of Thousands Welcome Pope Francis In The Philippines

    Security for the visit is intense, because the last two pontiffs to tour the country were targeted for assassination.
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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. After 522 Years, Spain Seeks To Make Amends For Expulsion Of Jews

    Spain's monarchy decimated the Jewish population by expelling, killing or forcibly converting Jews in 1492. Now the country may offer their descendants Spanish citizenship.
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  4. J.C. Penney Brings Back Its Print Catalog, After A 5-Year Hiatus

    The company finds that even if people don't order directly from the catalogs, they still serve a purpose.
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  5. Released From Prison After 22 Years, But Still 'Locked Up'

    Before Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn left office, he granted clemency for Tyrone Hood, who had served more than two decades for a murder Hood says he did not commit. Now Hood is fighting to clear his name.
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  6. Five Years After 'Citizens United,' SuperPACs Continue To Grow

    Just in time for the 5th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his allies have created a pre-presidential campaign organization that would've been impossible before Citizens United. A new political committee will pay for Bush's pre-announcement politicking and he can help a new superPAC raise unlimited money to promote him and his issues.
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  7. Back From The Dead: A Cat Returns Home 5 Days After His Burial

    Bart returned home with a broken jaw, open wounds on his face and a ruptured eye. He is being treated by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and will return to his owner after he has recovered.
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  8. 5 Years After Haiti's Earthquake, Where Did The $13.5 Billion Go?

    Governments and nonprofits have insisted on keeping control of their projects in Haiti. So projects have cost several times more than they should. And Haiti is a long way from "building back better."
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  9. Number Of Exonerations Last Year Reached New High, Report Finds

    The National Registry of Exonerations says 125 people were exonerated in 2014 after being falsely convicted of crimes. The number surpasses the previous record of 91 set in 2013.
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  10. A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines Braces For Another Big Hit

    Typhoon Hagupit is expected to hit just north of where last year's devastating storm made landfall. It is forecast to cut a path toward the capital, Manila.
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