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  1. Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Freed On Bail

    Alaa Abdel Fattah, one of Egypt's best-known bloggers, has a long track record of criticizing the government; he's been doing it over the course of four regimes.
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  2. Lead plaintiffs speak out about challenging Colorado’s gay marriage ban

    Kris and Nan McDaniel-Miccio are leading a group that is challenging the legality of the state’s ban on gay marriage.
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  3. Why Ukraine's Situation Makes Russia's Other Neighbors Nervous

    From the Baltic states to Central Asia, plenty of former Soviet satellites have large populations of ethnic Russians — and more than a few of them are yearning to be free.
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  4. College applicants sweat the SATs but perhaps they shouldn't

    Many students who don't ace the SAT and ACT tests apply to schools that make standardized test scores optional. A new study shows those students do just as well in college as those who submit their scores.
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  5. Indiana Becomes First State To Back Out Of Common Core

    Forty-five states have adopted the set of standards governing grade-school education. The standards have unleashed political fights that blur party lines.
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  6. Unidentified Remains To Be In Repository At Sept. 11 Museum

    Thousands of remains will be coming to "the sacred ground of the World Trade Center site" this year, officials say. Family members will have a private seating area. The public will not have access.
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  7. Kids Think The Darndest Thoughts

    Children believe all sorts of things growing up, but kid logic isn't that different from adult logic.
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  8. Senate Slugfest Highlights Hawaii's Changing Political Landscape

    The contentious Democratic primary for the seat once held by the late longtime Sen. Daniel Inouye has placed age, gender and ethnicity at center stage.
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  9. Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

    Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.
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  10. U.S. Sending More Troops To Hunt For Ugandan Warlord Joseph Kony

    The leader of the tiny Lord's Resistance Army is wanted for turning young captives into soldiers and for brutality that stretches across several nations. Social media helped spread the word about him.
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