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Are NOLA Schools Failing Students With Disabilities?

In New Orleans, 9 in 10 children attend charter schools. But parents and activists say the city's nearly all-charter system is failing many children with disabilities.

Sunni tribesmen train on the outskirts of Ramadi, Iraq, on Nov. 16. Legislation authorizing a force of Sunni fighters drawn from Anbar province itself — modeled on the U.S. National Guard — has yet to be passed. Ali al-Mashhadani/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Despite A Massacre By ISIS, An Iraqi Tribe Vows To Fight Back

The Albu Nimr tribe recently had some 600 members slaughtered by ISIS in western Iraq. The Sunni tribesmen say they're regrouping but need help, which the U.S. has now pledged.

Mike Myers is the roving village public safety officer serving southwest Alaska villages including Manokotak. Like many officers in rural Alaska, Myers doesn't carry a gun and often doesn't need one. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Officer's Death Raises Safety Concerns For Alaska's Unarmed Cops

Remote Alaskan villages are some of the last places in America patrolled by unarmed officers. But an officer's death last year has challenged ideas about policing on the last frontier.

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