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  1. Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education

    Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.
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  2. Syria Has Been Burning Bodies To Hide Prison Executions For Years, U.S. Says

    "We believe that the building of a crematorium is an effort to cover up the extent of mass murders taking place" in a military prison outside Damascus, a State Department official said Monday.
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  3. 1 Person Killed, 22 Injured After Car Plows Into Crowd In Times Square

    The NYPD commissioner identified the driver, who was taken into custody, as a 26-year-old man with multiple DWI arrests. Authorities say there is no indication the incident was related to terrorism.
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  4. More Than A Year After Spill, Colorado's Gold King Mine Named Superfund Site

    Thirteen months after an Environmental Protection Agency mistake sent millions of gallons of bright orange wastewater into a Colorado river, the agency has announced a cleanup for the Gold King Mine.
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  5. After 6 Prison Terms, A Former Inmate Helps Other Women Rebuild Their Lives

    For Susan Burton, getting on track after being released from prison was a daunting experience. Now she's determined to help other women follow in her footsteps. Her new memoir is Becoming Ms. Burton.
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  6. Ex-Massey Energy CEO Completes 1-Year Federal Criminal Sentence

    After a year in federal prison and a halfway house, Don Blankenship immediately let loose on Twitter, condemning federal mine safety regulators, members of Congress and federal prosecutors.
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  7. A Year After The Gold King Spill, US Still Grapples With Abandoned Mines

    One government report estimates 33,000 hard rock abandoned mines are causing environmental problems across the West.
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  8. After Surprise Announcement, Gunfire Erupts Once More In Ivory Coast

    A spokesman for disgruntled soldiers, who settled a mutiny months ago in return for promised payments, recently said they'd dropped their demands. This clearly came as news to the soldiers.
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  9. Carrying Some Extra Pounds May Not Be Good After All

    A new study finds that people who are overweight, but not obese, have shorter life spans. It's the opposite of a 2013 study that got a lot of attention by finding a few pounds might be good for you.
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  10. Wells Fargo CEO To Forfeit Tens Of Millions In Stock Awards Amid Scandal

    Wells Fargo says John Stumpf and the former retail-banking head will forfeit stock awards worth about $60 million combined, after employees opened unauthorized customer accounts to meet company goals.
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