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Obama Lifts Arms Export Embargo On Vietnam

Obama is in Vietnam to support its resistance to China's aggressive aims in the Western Pacific. He lifted the U.S. embargo on selling weapons to Vietnam, something former POW Sen. McCain supports.
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Transportation Milestone: Last Leg Of LA's Metro Expo Line Completed

After more than 30 years of planning, legal battles and cost overruns, passenger rail is once again connecting downtown Los Angeles to the ocean.
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Baltimore Judge To Issue First Verdict In Connection To Freddie Gray's Death

Edward Nero's trial poses one of the central questions that emerged from the riots that followed the death of Freddie Gray: Should officers making questionable arrests face criminal charges?
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CEO Uses Company's Clout To Get Involved In Controversial State Measures

It is not just lawmakers hashing it out over a N.C. law which limits civil rights protections for the LGBT community. David Greene talks to Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, a cloud computing company.
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Politics In The News: Sanders Presses On In Democratic Contests

Tensions between Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton's camps continue to simmer. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at the National Review.
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Do Women Need Periods?

Long-lasting hormone contraceptives are now the most recommended form of birth control for young women. And many women say the fact that they can reduce or eliminate periods is a big plus.
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Penicillin Shortage Could Be A Problem For People With Syphilis

The medication is the only one available to prevent an infected pregnant woman from passing the disease to a fetus. Pfizer says the shortage should be over in July.
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Bethune-Cookman Students Still Reeling From A Year That Saw 13 Shooting Victims

Historically black colleges and universities have often been viewed as a refuge for African-American students. But at Bethune-Cookman University in Florida, 13 students have been shot this year alone.
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Beyond Scandalous Selfies: Documenting Anthony Weiner's Downfall

A new documentary shows the rise and fall of the former congressman with unimaginable access. Co-directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg explain how they got the story.
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Teaching The Intangibles: How To Ingrain 'Grit' In Students

Author Paul Tough's book, Helping Children Succeed, lays out what he calls the tools for helping children succeed, particularly through attributes like perseverance and grit.

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