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To Prevent A Tragedy, How Much Can A School Do?

Many are asking if University of Colorado officials should have known that former student James Holmes, the suspect in the Aurora, Colo., shootings, was potentially dangerous. Schools nationwide are evaluating how they respond to threats, and grappling with limits on what they can do to prevent such tragedies.

Fixing A Broken World In Chicago, Ill.

The Community Glue Workshop uses handiwork know-how to create neighborly bonds, as it promotes repairing, rather than replacing, worn-out toys, appliances and other items.

Sweet Story: Bear Breaks Into Candy Shop, Feasts; Camera Captures It All

Yogi (or was it Boo-Boo?) was so neat that the Colorado shop's owner thought the perpetrator was a squirrel. Until, that is, she checked the surveillance footage.

Guns 101: What We Know And What We Don't

The recent shootings in Oak Creek, Wis., and Aurora, Colo., have reignited the debate about guns and gun control in America. But beyond the talking points and heated exchanges lie real questions about guns ownership, regulation and use.

Providing Holistic Care In Durham, N.C.

Caare, a grassroots organization that promotes a comprehensive approach to health, runs a food bank, provides substance abuse counseling and various activities — from yoga to zumba — all free of charge.

How Hot Was It? July Was Warmest Month On Record For U.S.

There's never been a hotter month in records going back to 1895. The average temperature across the lower 48 states was 77.6 degrees.