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'We're All One,' Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Said In StoryCorps Talk

"Growing up in America has been such a blessing," Yusor Abu-Salha said in a conversation with her former teacher that was recorded by the StoryCorps oral history project last summer.
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Bob Simon, Veteran Of CBS News And '60 Minutes,' Dies In Car Crash

Decorated journalist Bob Simon, a correspondent for 60 Minutes known for his insightful reporting from far-flung spots around the world, has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73.
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FBI Director To Address Law Enforcement's Relationship With Minorities

James Comey will speak at Georgetown University today about police relations with minority communities.
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How Scams Worked In The 1800s

Women, priests, dapperly dressed gents — no one could be trusted.
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Q&A: Blocks, Play, Screen Time And The Infant Mind

Studies with wooden blocks show "that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition."
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Police In New Hampshire Want To Arrest Punxsutawney Phil

In Merrimack, a warrant has been issued for the weather prognosticating groundhog. Police say that Phil predicted winter would last 6 more weeks, but didn't mention anything about all the snow.
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Why California Drivers Are Slowing Down In Hayward

Some off-beat traffic signs have been installed along the steep hill of Hayward Blvd. "The idea is for people to do a double take," a city spokesman told Inside Bay Area News.
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Pressure Mounts On Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber To Resign

Gov. John Kitzhaber is accused of looking the other way while his fiancée allegedly used his office to land contracts for her consulting business. A state ethics probe is underway.
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Federal Judge May Clarify Confusion In Ala. Gay Marriage Standoff

Chief Justice Roy Moore is trying to prevent same-sex marriage from taking hold in his state despite a ruling from a federal judge that would allow it. A hearing is scheduled in Mobile Thursday.
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Keystone XL Pipeline Would Transport 'Dirty Energy'

Despite veto threats, the House sent the Keystone XL pipeline bill to President Obama. David Greene talks to Susan Casey-Lefkowitz of the Natural Resources Defense Council about environmental issues.

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