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From The White House, A Celebration Of Great Teaching

President Obama welcomes the National Teacher of the Year and tells how a great educator shaped his own life.
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Charges Against 6 Officers In Freddie Gray's Death Range From Murder To Assault

"No one is above the law," Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn J. Mosby said as she announced the list of charges. Warrants have been issued for the officers' arrest.
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South Dakota Election Settled By Dice Roll

In Platte, S.D., the results of the mayor's race were too close to call. In accordance with state law, they rolled a pair of dice. The incumbent rolled a four, the challenger a seven.
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Councilman's Star Rises Fast Amid Baltimore Unrest

Nick Mosby, who represents much of West Baltimore, has become a prominent voice, turning the spotlight on chronic problems that sparked upheaval.
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White House Honors 2015 Teacher Of The Year: Shanna Peeples

Shanna Peeples works at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas. Most of the students come from poor families. Some are refugees from East Africa — coming through the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.
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Indiana Struggles To Control HIV Outbreak Linked To Injected Drug Use

State lawmakers passed a bill this week to allow needle exchanges across a wider area. But health workers in hard-hit counties say they need more help as the number of confirmed cases keeps climbing.
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Electric Carmaker Tesla To Sell Batteries Designed To Power Homes

Tesla is building the biggest battery factory in the world. It hopes to drive battery prices down so far that lithium ion batteries are no longer just for laptops, phones or cars.
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Baltimore Residents Demand More Information On Freddie Gray's Death

Police on Thursday released more details on the arrest of Freddie Gray. The van that transported him after last month's arrest made an additional stop that investigators weren't aware of before.
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State Prosecutors To Determine Next Steps In Freddie Gray Case

Police forwarded the preliminary results of their probe into Freddie Gray's death to Baltimore's state attorney Marilyn J. Mosby. Her team will decide whether to bring criminal charges against police.
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Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

In a highly unusual move, the judge in the Atlanta test-cheating case said he had a change of heart. He reduced three people's sentences from seven years in prison to three.

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