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Lessons From A Different Rampage

The parallels are striking: an apparently lone shooter opening fire in a confined space, with guns and ammunition reportedly purchased legally. What lessons can we learn from the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting as the country mourns the victims of the deadly rampage at a Colorado movie theater? Former Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine reflects on the campus tragedy and the nation's willingness to debate gun control and gun show laws.

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'Star Wars' Editors Defy Hollywood Conventions

In a film industry often dominated by men, there's at least one exception: Many editors are women. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey speak about their work on the new Star Wars.
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Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit Fly

Since September, Florida has been fighting an infestation of the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that threatened more than 400 crops. The state declared the insect eradicated as of Saturday.
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Who Are The Possible Candidates To Fill Scalia's Seat?

Any pick by President Obama is sure to touch off a tough confirmation fight. But who will be at the center of the fray? Here are a few likely candidates.
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West Point Students' Plan To Counter ISIS Online Strategy

The State Department sponsored a contest to find the best ways to combat ISIS propaganda online. A group of cadets from West Point got second prize. Rachel Martin speaks with team member CJ Drew.

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