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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. 70 Years After Atomic Bombs, Japan Still Struggles With Wartime Past

    The anniversary of the devastation wrought by the first military use of an atomic weapon comes as Japan's government is pushing an expanded role for its military.
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  4. Father Of Drowned Syrian 3-Year-Old: 'We Are Human Beings, Just Like Westerners'

    Abdullah Kurdi, whose 3-year-old son's lifeless body was photographed facedown on a Turkish beach, says: "I hope the world will learn something from it."
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  5. The Survivors' Street: 10 Years Of Life After Katrina

    NPR first visited Schnell Drive in St. Bernard Parish 10 years ago to speak with the Bordelon family as they rebuilt their home after Katrina's destruction. Unlike many, they're still there today.
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  6. After Nearly 4 Years, British Embassy Reopens In Tehran

    The U.K.'s diplomatic compound was attacked by hard-line activists in November 2011. London closed it down and also expelled Iranian diplomats.
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  7. A Decade After Flood's Devastation, Love Keeps New Orleans Afloat

    New Orleans lost much since Hurricane Katrina, and the failed levees that flooded the city. But Gwen Thompkins says the passions that survived the flood kept her city alive too.
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  8. A Man Shed Live Polio Virus In His Stool For 28 Years

    That's the longest span for one individual to excrete the live virus in history. It's not the norm, that's for certain. But how much of a concern is it in the war to wipe out polio?
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  9. After Government's Greenlight, Commercial Drones Set To Take Off

    The FAA has granted 1,300 permits that allow commercial firms to operate drones for everything from selling real estate to inspecting utility lines. But there's concern over some recent close calls.
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  10. New Orleans Schools, 10 Years After Katrina: Beacon Or Warning?

    The system has shown the largest, fastest improvement of any district in the nation, and yet it still ranks second from the bottom in the state.
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