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  1. 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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  2. Louisiana Takes Stock Of The Damage After Devastating Flooding

    The state is entering recovery mode after the flooding killed 13 people and damaged at least 60,000 homes across 20 parishes. It's expected to take months and the governor says the state needs help.
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  3. A Teacher Retires After 25 Years, Dismayed At How His Profession Has Changed

    “It’s become a lot harder to teach, especially to teach in a way that I personally think is meaningful for my students,” Rick Young says.
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Suspect Arrested After 5 Hours In Tree

    A suspect who tried to avoid police by climbing a tree in Colorado Springs is under arrest.
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  7. 20 Years Since Welfare's Overhaul, Results Are Mixed

    The new program did work for millions of families. The idea was that people would be encouraged to find work if they knew their monthly checks would end, but instead, some have been left high and dry.
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  8. After Second Gold, Boxer Claressa Shields Looks Ahead To What's Next

    After her first Olympic gold medal in 2012, endorsements didn't follow. This time around, Shields isn't worried. "Everybody wants a tough, strong woman in their life!" she says.
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  9. After IVF, Some Struggle With What To Do With Leftover Embryos

    Nearly a million embryos are in frozen storage in the U.S. Some couples feel ambivalent, even after their family is complete, so put off deciding what to do with what some call their 'maybe babies.'
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  10. 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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