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A beautiful life cheating death

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 22:03
Two tumours, two life-saving operations, one Paralympic gold medal, dreaming of Rio - David Smith on his "lucky" life.

Grieving man's new home targeted

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 21:53
A grieving man who has been the target of a series of homophobic attacks has had his new home vandalised.

Sturgeon in New York school visit

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 21:46
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to visit a school in Brooklyn at the start of a four day trip to the United States.

Fire crews called to 'explosion'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 21:21
Fire crews are called to reports of an explosion at a factory on Anglesey in the early hours.

Swimming deaths probe continues

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 21:09
Police continue to investigate how two men died while swimming near a waterfall in north Wales.

Man dies following motorway crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 21:00
A man has died and a woman is critically ill following a car crash on the motorway near Antrim on Sunday.

Turkey's AKP faces tough challenge

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 19:55
Turkey's AK party faces a challenge to form a government after losing its majority at a general election for the first time in 13 years.

Cavaliers Even Up NBA Finals, Beating Warriors In Overtime

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 19:52

Game 2 in the NBA finals had a thrilling finish, as the Cleveland Cavaliers — missing their all-star point guard — beat the Golden State Warriors 95-93 in overtime.

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China exports fall for a third month

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 19:22
Exports in the world's second largest economy, China, fall for a third consecutive month in May, showing slowing demand.

'Fun Home,' 'Curious Incident' Take Home Top Tony Awards

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 19:17

The awards for best musical and best play went to two shows based on books, each of which once seemed like an improbable adaptation.

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The Truth Behind Your State's High School Grad Rate

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 18:31

Graduation rates are rising across the nation — but what's happening in your state? Explore our NPR Ed grad rate database.

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The Truth Behind Your State's High School Grad Rate

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 18:31

Graduation rates are rising across the nation — but what's happening in your state? Explore our NPR Ed grad rate database.

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VIDEO: Woman attempts first solo Pacific row

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 18:20
An American woman is trying to become the first female to row solo across the Pacific Ocean.

PM warning to ministers over EU deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 17:59
David Cameron suggests that he expects all members of the government to back him over any EU deal or they would have to resign.

In Washington D.C., Homeless Students Fight The Statistics

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 17:39

"We're in the business of changing lives," a principal says.

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In Oakland, Struggling For Years To Learn English

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 17:39

Long-term English language learners graduate high school at much lower rates than California's average.

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In North Carolina, Cutting Diploma Requirements

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 17:37

A basic high school diploma with fewer credits is offered to struggling students.

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On Track To A 90 Percent Graduation Rate In Alabama

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 17:36

Computer-based instruction for dropouts is key to the state's high school strategy.

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Thousands Of High School Students Getting Lost In Texas

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 17:31

The state counts many, like Jaye McCurtain, as "leavers" instead of dropouts.

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