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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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How Should Online Bullying Be Prosecuted?

Former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi faced up to 10 years in prison for spying on his roommate with a webcam. The roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide after Ravi broadcast footage of his encounter with another man on the Internet. On Monday, a New Jersey Superior Court judge sentenced Ravi to 30 days in jail, plus three years of probation. Audie Cornish talks with legal expert Emily Bazelon about the case.
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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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For Chinese Dissidents, Exile Can Mean Irrelevancy

Chinese activists have often fallen off the radar after leaving their homeland. Activist Chen Guangcheng is now safely in America, but hopes he can still play a role in China, where he fought forced abortions and sought to improve conditions for the disabled.
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Op-Ed: Send Message Of U.S.-NATO Solidarity

In recent years, critics have questioned the need for a U.S.-European alliance, originally formed to confront the Soviet Union. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright argues the president and NATO leaders must reaffirm the importance of their union to U.S. security.
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Military Addresses Double-Edged Sword Of Troops On Social Media

Thanks to Facebook and other sites, American troops in Afghanistan are more connected than ever with what's going on back home. But that connectivity has also led to incendiary videos and photos getting posted online. Now, military leadership is taking steps to further educate troops on what is and isn't appropriate for public viewing.
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Move Over, Maple Syrup, Birch Syrup May Challenge Your Sweet Rule

Boiling maple sap down to maple syrup isn't going away anytime soon, but it's getting some new competition from the humble birch. The tapping of the birch trees is a spring tradition in Latvia, but it's starting to catch on elsewhere.
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30 Days In Jail, Three Years Probation In Rutgers Webcam Case

Dharun Ravi used a webcam to spy on his gay roommate, who soon after committed suicide. The case has gotten national attention.

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