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National Geography Bee: Test Your World Knowledge

Do you know your tundra from your taiga? The final round of the 2012 National Geographic Bee is being held Thursday, with students between the fourth and eighth grades testing their knowledge of countries, canals and lava lakes. See how you would have done in the preliminary rounds.
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Ex-Rutgers Student Sentenced In Webcam Spying Case

A judge on Monday sentenced former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi with 30 days in jail for using a webcam to spy on his roommate. Tyler Clementi committed suicide days after Ravi saw him kissing another man.
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'Making Your Mark Is Hard' And Other Tips For Grads

Audie Cornish shares excerpts from this year's college commencement addresses by President Obama, Mitt Romney, Maria Shriver, Michael Bloomberg and others.
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Students Find It's Tough To Graduate In Four Years

Just over half of students graduate with their bachelor's degrees within six years of enrolling in college, according to recent studies. Educators say many students are reducing semester credit hours to save money, taking time off or dropping out of school all together.
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Son Fulfills Dream That Racism Denied His Mother

Friday, Terry Walls is graduating from the same university that rejected his mother because of the color of her skin. Mary Jean Price Walls hadn't spoken about her application to Missouri State University in six decades, until her son uncovered letters in university archives.

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