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Teen Causes 3-Car Crash While Holding Breath Through Tunnel

A 19-year-old driver fainted, causing his car to cross the center line of a tunnel near Manning, Ore. He was apparently playing a childhood game that involves holding your breath and making a wish.
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Making Playtime A Priority In America's Cities

Darell Hammond of "KaBoom!" is partnering with the Humana Foundation to develop a national movement called Playful City USA, which honors communities that give kids easy access to play.
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Florida's IQ Limit For Death Penalty Isn't Constitutional, Supreme Court Says

In a reversal of a state court, the justices say Florida's rule ignores norms in the psychiatric profession. The opinion also cites the Eighth Amendment barring cruel and unusual punishment.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates On Reparations: 'We're Going To Be In For A Fight'

In his latest think piece, Coates writes that "until the U.S. pays its moral debts to African-Americans, our country will never be whole." He discusses his latest essay for The Atlantic.
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New York City's First Lady A Bad Mom ... Or Just An Honest One?

Chirlane McCray, wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio and mother of two, sparked a controversy recently when she said it took her a while to get used to being a mom. Tell Me More's parenting panel weighs in.
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Art In A Jar 2: Details, Details

Can you find the masterpiece in the mass of pieces?
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The Desire For A Reckoning Meets The Wish For A Reset

A recent, much-buzzed-about Atlantic essay making the case for reparations carries an implicit argument against another popular idea: that the best way forward on race is to start over.
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The 3 Questions To Ask In Any Classroom

What education reporters too often miss.
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Man In Underwear Steals Truck, Delivers Its Content

A delivery man in New York City was dropping off bread at a pizzeria, when a guy wearing only underwear stole his bread truck. The thief delivered the bread but not to the bakery's actual customers.
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Meadow Homes 4th Graders Embrace Common Core Standards

The Common Core State Standards have roiled state legislatures across the country and frustrated some parents. But what do kids think of them? We visit a school in California's Bay Area to find out.

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