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As Pope Resigns, Clergy Abuse Survivors Remember 2008 Meeting
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Mother Nature Unleashes Dangerous Storms
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Northeast Storm Likely To End Up In The Record Books
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Attorney Rick Gray, representing more than 400 districts mostly in poorer areas of the state, is congratulated Monday in Austin following a ruling in a consolidated six-lawsuit case contending the school finance system violates the Texas Constitution. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Kerry's Temporary Senate Replacement Doesn't Plan To Run For The Seat
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In Massachusetts, Race Is On For Kerry's Senate Seat
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Victims Accuse L.A. Catholic Church Leaders Of Covering Up Sex Abuse
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Dr. Tom Nary is the director of health services at Boston College. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Colleges Try To Curtail Flu Risk For Students
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In this courtroom sketch, James "Whitey" Bulger and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig, are arraigned in a federal courtroom in Los Angeles in 2011. Bill Robles/AP hide caption

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'Whitey' Bulger's Lawyers Want Judge Off The Case
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Joseph Kennedy III, son of former Rep. Joseph Kennedy II and grandson of the late Robert F. Kennedy, delivers his victory speech on Nov. 6 in Newton, Mass. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP hide caption

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Massachusetts Freshman Brings Kennedys Back To Capitol Hill
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Clergy Called On To Help With Healing In Newtown
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First Of Shooting Victims Buried In Newtown, Conn.
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Day To Get Longer At Some Low-Performing Schools
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Cornell University just converted some of its grants into loans. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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As Colleges Retool Aid, Can Entry Stay Need-Blind?
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Republicans: How To Attract The Next Generation?
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