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  1. Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 Years

    NASA says that a ban on CFCs enacted in the 1980s has contributed to a 4 percent rebound since 2000 in atmospheric ozone in mid-northern latitudes.
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  2. UNESCO Director Concerned About New School Year In Iraq

    Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO in Paris, calls for international help to protect Iraq's schoolchildren as they return to school.
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  3. Falling Oil Prices Have North Dakota Migrants Rethinking The Boom

    Falling oil prices are leading to a slow down in drilling. And that means workers are rethinking the long commutes they've been making for once-steady, good-paying jobs.
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  4. Oil and gas industry spent $12M on last Colorado election, report says

    The vast majority of industry spending went into opposing a slate of initiatives that would have put new restrictions on drilling.
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  5. What we talk about when we talk about gay marriage

    Across the United States, there has been a sea change in public opinion on the issue of same-sex marriage. But that's not the whole story — as NPR's David Greene found on a trip to North Dakota.
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  6. The Hidden Cost Of Mammograms: More Testing And Overtreatment

    Each year the U.S. spends billions of dollars on unnecessary tests and treatments that result from inaccurate mammograms, some scientists say. They're calling for more selective screening.
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  7. Use Of E-Cigarettes Triples Among U.S. Teens

    Even as the use of traditional cigarettes and most other tobacco products dipped or stayed the same from 2013 to 2014, the use of e-cigarettes climbed among students in high school and middle school.
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  8. Destiny’s story: 'Once you get in poverty, it’s kind of hard to get out'

    One Denver teenager, after a lifetime of homelessness, has found hope in teaching other youth.
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  9. Security Guard Is Shot At U.S. Census Bureau In Maryland

    Police told media outlets that the man was guarding the gate outside the facility. Police said he had suffered "life-threatening injuries."
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  10. Iraq's Leader Finds Friends In Washington, But Faces Battles At Home

    Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has a much better relationship with the U.S. than his predecessor. But he's still struggling to entrench his position in Iraq and defeat the Islamic State.
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