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People in Takoma Park, Md., walk toward a fallen telephone pole on June 30 after heavy overnight thunderstorms devastated the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The line of storms known as a derecho left over 1 million people without power. Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Landov hide caption

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U.S.

An Abundance Of Extreme Weather Has Many On Edge

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Maysam Selmo, 8, during her first week at Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children in Antakya, Turkey. She and her extended family fled their village in northwestern Syria, and now live in a crowded apartment. Jodi Hilton for NPR hide caption

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Middle East

Syria's War Leaves Its Scars On The Children

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Defense Undersecretary for Policy Michele Flournoy talks with Marines Lt. Gen. John Paxton on Capitol Hill in 2010. Flournoy has since left her position to spend more time with her three children. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Business

When There's A Baby Between You And The Glass Ceiling

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Philip Kaplan and Debra Jo Lashaway were both arrested, then cleared of their charges. Their court files were sealed, effectively removing the arrests from their public record, but their mug shots linger on websites that make money by charging people to remove their arrest photos. Now, they're part of a lawsuit that argues their right to publicity has been violated. Courtesy of Scott Ciolek hide caption

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The Two-Way

Mug Shot Websites Charge When You're Charged, For Now

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A school bus drives past a welcome sign near the Chalk Hill Middle School in Monroe, Conn. Students from Sandy Hook Elementary in neighboring Newtown will attend the school in January. Lucas Jackson/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Shootings In Newtown, Conn.

Near-Replica Of Sandy Hook Made Nearby For Students

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