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For Teachers, Many Paths Into The Classroom ... Some Say Too Many

One in five newly hired teachers has skipped university preparation for teaching. Indiana is the latest state to make entering the classroom easier.
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Pair Of F/A-18s Crash In Western Pacific Ocean, U.S. Navy Says

One pilot has been rescued and the search continues for the other after the two warplanes from the USS Carl Vinson went down.
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Giving Every Kid Equal Standing In The School Lunch Line

For students who don't have enough money for a hot lunch each day, visiting the cafeteria can be a source of shame. In Houston, school volunteer Kenny Thompson decided he wanted to change that.
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Yahoo Threatened With Huge Fines If It Didn't Release User Data

On Thursday, a court unsealed some 15,000 pages of documents in which Yahoo and the government battled it out. The government threatened Yahoo with fines of $250,000 a day for not complying.
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Survey: Companies Hold Back On Hiring Full-Time Workers

Steve Inskeep talks to Harvard Business School professor Jan Rivkin about his survey on U.S. competitiveness. He found many businesses prefer to use part-time workers rather than hire them full time.
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20 Years Later, Parts Of Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake

In 1994, Congress passed the most significant crime-fighting legislation in a generation. Now, policymakers are dialing back Clinton's tough-on-crime policies.
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Expanding ISIS Fight Scrambles GOP Plan To Extend Budget And Get Out

House Republicans were hoping for a smooth two weeks before hitting the campaign trial, but a request to arm Syrian rebels has muddled that, as well as the one bill that must pass before they leave.
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Convicted School Shooter Apprehended After Ohio Prison Break

T.J. Lane escaped Thursday night with two other inmates from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima. Lane was convicted of killing 3 students at a suburban Cleveland High School in 2012.
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Court Documents Show How NSA Leaned On Yahoo, How Yahoo Fought Back

Newly released court documents reveal details of a battle between Yahoo and the Obama administration. The government pressured Yahoo to disclose some users' data for a secret NSA surveillance program.
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U.S. Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250K A Day If It Didn't Release User Data

The company says it fought the order in a secret court and lost. Today, that same court finally unsealed documents of a pivotal decision that allowed the U.S. to spy on Internet users.

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