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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. 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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  4. 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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  5. Floods In Paraguay, Argentina And Uruguay Displace Tens Of Thousands

    As water levels climbed to the highest in decades, Paraguay declared a state of emergency, and thousands fled to higher ground.
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  6. After More Than 450 Years, Catholicism Returns To King Henry VIII's Palace

    Vespers were held in the royal chapel of Hampton Court Palace, one of Henry VIII's residences, on Tuesday. Henry, of course, famously broke with the Catholic Church in the 16th century.
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  7. 30 Years After Explosion, Challenger Engineer Still Blames Himself

    Bob Ebeling, an anonymous source for NPR's 1986 report on the disaster, tells NPR that despite warning NASA of troubles before the launch, he believes God "shouldn't have picked me for that job."
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  8. Israeli Police Say 13-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead After Attempted Stabbing

    A 13-year-old Palestinian girl was shot and killed by a security guard at a West Bank settlement after she attempted to stab him, according to Israeli police.
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  9. After 25-Year Hiatus, First Arabic-Language 'Sesame Street' Opens Again

    Iftah Ya Simsim was one of the earliest foreign-language Sesame Street spinoffs of when it launched in 1979. But the beloved show went dark when its studio was partially destroyed during the Gulf War.
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  10. 5 Years After Ousting A Dictator, Is Tunisia Backsliding On Human Rights?

    Amnesty International says it has evidence of deaths in custody and torture in Tunisia, which has been heralded as a bright spot in a troubled region.
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