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Protesters of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's plan to close dozens of city schools rally in the Capitol rotunda in Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday. The Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 schools. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Losers In Chicago School Closings Target Elected Officials

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Elysha O'Brien and her husband, Michael, with their sons. Elysha never learned Spanish but is determined that her children will. Courtesy of the O'Brien family hide caption

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Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language

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President Obama speaks at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore on May 17. The trip followed a visit by the company's president to Capitol Hill to testify in support of the Keystone XL pipeline. The White House says Obama's speech had nothing to do with Keystone, but environmental groups have been frustrated with his stance on the issue. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Group's Climate Push Puts President Under Scrutiny

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This model of a molar shows color-coded barium banding patterns that reveal weaning age. Ian Harrowell, Christine Austin, Manish Arora/Harvard School of Public Health hide caption

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Scientific Tooth Fairies Investigate Neanderthal Breast-Feeding

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Nearly 30 years ago, Congress gave terminally ill inmates and prisoners with extraordinary family circumstances an early way out, known as compassionate release. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sick Inmates Dying Behind Bars Despite Release Program

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Justin Lin's first movie was Shopping for Fangs, which became a cult classic among Asian-American indie film fans. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Director Justin Lin Shifts The Identity Of 'Fast & Furious'

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