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Delinquent. Dropout. At-Risk. What's In A Name?

Tue, 2015-04-28 04:03

How we describe students affects how we approach them, whether as a risk or an opportunity.

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Report: To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine

Tue, 2015-04-28 01:00

Cyberwarfare is a hidden world with few documented examples. In a new report, security researchers detail digital attacks against Ukraine's military, and charge the Russian military as the hacker.

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Record Number Of Amicus Briefs Filed In Same-Sex-Marriage Cases

Tue, 2015-04-28 01:00

This week's same-sex-marriage cases at the Supreme Court brought in a record number of friend-of-the–court briefs. But truth be told, the justices do not read all of these briefs.

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On The Streets Of Baltimore, Trying To Understand The Anger

Tue, 2015-04-28 00:53

On the streets, some said violence is the only way to get authorities to pay attention to the plight of blacks in Baltimore. Others said they understood the anger, but not the violence.

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On Their Own, The Afghan Army Takes The Fight To The Taliban

Mon, 2015-04-27 23:53

The Afghan army is now fully in charge of combat operations. NPR's Tom Bowman heads out on a mission with troops as they engage the Taliban in one of its strongholds near the Pakistani border.

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Two Days Before Operation Babylift, 57 Children Were Evacuated To The U.S.

Mon, 2015-04-27 23:52

Despite controversy, a flight attendant and passenger say taking children out of Vietnam before the fall of Saigon in April, 1975, was the right thing to do.

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The Past Haunts The Present For Japan's Shinzo Abe

Mon, 2015-04-27 23:51

As Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to strengthen ties with America, he's facing tense times in his own neighborhood, mainly because of his views on World War II.

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'Ashley's War' Details Vital Work Of Female Soldiers In Afghanistan

Mon, 2015-04-27 23:49

A new book looks at the female soldiers who served alongside elite special operations units in Afghanistan in order to connect with a population that was off-limits to male soldiers: Afghan women.

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Emmy-Nominated Actress Jayne Meadows Dies At 95

Mon, 2015-04-27 23:32

Though best known as the wife of the beloved TV host Steve Allen — and the sister of Honeymooners star Audrey Meadows — Jayne Meadows had a solid career in her own right.

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Nepal Death Toll Tops 4,400; At Least 1.4 Million Need Food Aid

Mon, 2015-04-27 21:08

The toll includes four Americans, all of whom died at an avalanche-struck Mount Everest base camp. In addition to food, the U.N. says medical supplies are desperately needed.

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How Tech Firms Are Helping People In The Nepal Earthquake Zone

Mon, 2015-04-27 15:17

Tech and telecom companies stepped up with much-needed services. Facebook and Google offered tools to help those in the region let family and friends know they're OK. Other firms cut calling costs.

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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

Mon, 2015-04-27 14:47

The number of people using these services is growing fast. Find out what happens when a writer rents out his Mini Cooper and an Airbnb tenant learns something terrible has happened to his host.

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Fact Check: Is The Clinton Foundation 'The Most Transparent'?

Mon, 2015-04-27 14:30

Since Hillary Clinton launched her presidential run, her family's foundation has been scrutinized. The Clintons responded, calling it the most transparent organization of its kind. But is that true?

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3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

Mon, 2015-04-27 14:18

The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex-marriage bans Tuesday. And even though Republicans are the traditional-marriage party, they just could welcome a pro-same-sex marriage ruling.

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Economic Impact Of Nepal Quake Likely To Be Massive

Mon, 2015-04-27 14:06

One estimate puts the reconstruction at more than $5 billion – or about a quarter of the country's GDP. Countries — and relief groups — are pledging to help.

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Competitive Bartender Pours Father's Wisdom Into Signature Drink

Mon, 2015-04-27 14:02

Bartender Ran Duan will represent the U.S. in a Bacardi international cocktail competition. His specialty? "Father's Advice," a stirred-not-shaken cocktail that's a testament to his hardworking dad.

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Google Experimenting With Patent Marketplace To Combat Trolls

Mon, 2015-04-27 13:50

Google will allow patent holders to "tell Google about patents they're willing to sell at a price they set." Tech firms have been targeted by "trolls" who own patents and charge them licensing fees.

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Big Aftershocks In Nepal Could Persist For Years

Mon, 2015-04-27 13:27

Saturday's 7.8 quake released stress that was building for 150 years, scientists say, and it reshuffled tension to other nearby faults. There's a 50-50 chance of a strong aftershock within a year.

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Chipotle Says Adios To GMOs, As Food Industry Strips Away Ingredients

Mon, 2015-04-27 13:04

Chipotle's move is the latest example of the food industry ditching ingredients, as consumers demand a say in what's in their dinner. Some of these ingredients are more questionable than others.

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The Largest For-Profit College Shutdown In History

Mon, 2015-04-27 12:48

Students say goodbye to Corinthian Colleges ... but not necessarily to their debt.

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