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  1. Tens Of Thousands Of Alpacas Die In Peruvian Cold Snap

    Peru's government has declared a state of emergency in the southern Andes, where brutally cold temperatures have killed the animals and threatened farmers living at high altitude.
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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. 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. '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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  5. A Year After Iran Nuclear Deal, What Has Changed?

    All parties are complying, but critics in both the U.S. and Iran are still unhappy with the deal.
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  6. Fear Grips Turkey Amid Government Crackdown After Failed Coup

    Most Turks are afraid to speak out after last week's failed coup. Tens of thousands have been detained. A family looks for their missing soldier son, saying he didn't know he was being used in a plot.
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  7. 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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  8. After 25 Years, What's Next For Charter Schools?

    Ted Kolderie, often called the "godfather" of the charter school movement, has a new book out. He says the lack of innovation in how teachers teach and students learn is stifling school reform.
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  9. 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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  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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