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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. '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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  3. 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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  4. Tens Of Thousands Of Verizon Workers Go On Strike

    Nearly 40,000 union workers on the East Coast, who haven't had a contract since August, have walked out. Among other things, they object to outsourcing and two-month location transfers of employees.
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  5. Slovenia Closes Its Border, Stranding Tens Of Thousands Of Migrants

    Following Slovenia's border restrictions, Serbia and Croatia also closed their frontiers to most migrants trying to reach Europe through the Balkans.
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  6. A Year After Freddie Gray's Death, Trials Set To Begin (Again)

    Of the six Baltimore police officers charged, there's only been one trial, which ended in a hung jury. But prosecutors are doubling down on their aggressive strategy as the trials resume in May.
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  7. Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft

    In 1955, a block of four rare postage stamps was stolen from a display case at a convention. Over the years, two were recovered, but there were no signs of the others — until now.
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  8. 400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare's First Folio Goes Out On Tour

    The First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare's plays, assembled by two of his buddies after he died. Without it, plays like Macbeth and Twelfth Night might not have survived.
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  9. Golden State Warriors Complete Best Season In NBA's 70-Year History

    With the team's win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, the Warriors finished the regular season 73-9, a game better than the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls.
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  10. In Mexico, Tens Of Thousands Of Illegal Guns Come From The U.S.

    The ATF has been able to trace the smuggled guns' original purchasers in less than half of the 73,684 cases cited in the report.
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