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The Difficult Choices Behind Bringing Sept. 11 Museum To Life

Alice Greenwald, the director of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, talks to Melissa Block about the museum's opening.
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Online Gambling In The Garden State Gets Off To A Slow Start

New Jersey legalized online gambling in 2013, expecting a big windfall in tax revenue, but it has earned less than $8 million so far. What's gone wrong with New Jersey's big bet?
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When States Can't Control Violent Youth, Is Prison The Answer?

A Connecticut judge has approved a rare request from the state's child welfare agency: to move a transgender teen to adult prison, even though she has not been charged with a crime.
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Those California Wildfires Viewed From Space

The image, captured by NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite, shows smoke trails stretching out over the Pacific Ocean.
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To Help Nigeria Find Missing Girls, U.S. Sends In Airborne Support

The U.S. has deployed surveillance aircraft to Nigeria in the search for the more than 250 schoolgirls still missing. Imagery gathered by the aircraft and satellites will be shared with the Nigerian government.
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The Possibilities And Pitfalls Of The U.S.-Nigeria Team Search

The Obama administration has pledged to support the Nigerian government in its effort to recover more than 250 schoolgirls kidnapped by the group Boko Haram. Sarah Sewall of the U.S. State Department just returned from high level meetings in Nigeria and speaks about the trip.
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On Hill, VA Chief Shinseki Faces Hospital Death Allegations

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified before a Senate committee Thursday, responding to allegations that dozens of veterans died during a long wait for medical treatment in the U.S.
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On The Bedrock Of Fallen Towers, September 11 Museum Opens Doors

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum was officially dedicated Thursday in New York. President Obama and other elected officials joined survivors and victims' families in a poignant ceremony.
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FCC Votes To Open Debate On New Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to move forward with considerations on a proposal for new open Internet rules. What exactly is in the proposal?
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After Nearly 50 Years In Office, Conyers Might Not Make The Ballot

A local elections official has ruled that Rep. John Conyers of Detroit, who's served in the House for nearly 50 years, has failed to collect enough valid signatures to appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He's appealing the decision; if he loses, it could be an ignominious end to a distinguished career.

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