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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. Going There: 50 Years After The Chicago Freedom Movement

    In 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Chicago to fight for fair and open housing. NPR's Michel Martin and WBEZ examined the state of activism in Chicago around fair housing and other issues today.
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  6. 1 Year After Church Shooting, Compassion Carries Charleston Forward

    After nine black parishioners were gunned down in the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, everything changed. Host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Liz Alston, the church historian for the past 40 years.
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  7. After 21 Years, An Abducted Son and His Grieving Mother Are Reunited

    DNA testing confirms that a 22-year-old law student in Mexico is the boy who was taken from his California home by his father more than two decades ago.
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  8. One Year After OPM Data Breach, What Has The Government Learned?

    A year ago, the government said the personal information of millions of employees and others was stolen by hackers. Federal officials say they've boosted cybersecurity, but there's more work to do.
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  9. After 11-Year Vigil, Massachusetts Catholic Church Holds Final Service

    In 2004, the Archdiocese of Boston announced the closure of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in Scituate, Mass. Parishioners have fought to keep it open, but finally exhausted their legal appeals.
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  10. 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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