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  1. 20 Years After China Seized Boy Monk, Tibetans Call For His Release

    In 1995, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was designated as the 11th Panchen Lama, Tibetan Buddhism's second-highest spiritual leader. He was promptly detained by Chinese authorities and never heard from again.
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  2. Immigrant Family's Hope On Hold After Promises From The President

    Six months ago, President Obama announced executive actions that would protect millions of immigrants who are undocumented from deportation. But those actions are on hold pending a lawsuit.
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  3. Popular Health Exchange In Jeopardy After Surprise Republican Win

    Kentucky has one of the best-run health exchanges in the country, Kynect. It's led to the second-biggest drop in uninsured nationwide. But if a GOP primary result holds up, its days could be numbered.
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  4. A 10-Year-Old Makes A Video So We 'Don't Forget Nepal'

    Lucas Zutt has lived in Nepal since 2013. It's "where I belong," he says. He made a video so the world will have a close-up — and personal — view of the earthquake's impact.
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  5. 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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  6. A 13-Year-Old, A Burlap Dress And A Career Launch That Took 'Grit'

    Ethan and Joel Coen spent months searching for the right actress to play Mattie Ross in their 2010 film True Grit. Then, just weeks before filming, Hailee Steinfeld showed up — dressed in character.
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  7. 40 Years After The Vietnam War, Families Still Search For Answers

    Elaine Zimmer Davis' husband went missing after a fiery plane crash in Vietnam when their son was 2 years old. Now, she and her son — and her new husband — are on a quest to bring home his remains.
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  8. Dad Aches For Son Killed By Policeman 20 Years Ago

    Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Heyward Jr. was playing with a toy gun in the stairwell of the housing complex where he lived in Brooklyn when a police officer shot and killed him in 1994.
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  9. James Holmes Trial Set To Begin In Colorado, 3 Years After Cinema Shooting

    More than 1,000 days after James Holmes opened fire on an audience at a midnight movie premiere in Aurora, Colo., his trial will begin in earnest Monday.
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  10. Long-Term Depression May Boost Stroke Risk Long After Mood Improves

    Even after the psychological pain is effectively treated, damage from long years of depression may linger. It seems to double the risk of stroke among adults over age 50, research suggests.
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