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Outrage As Some Baltimore Students Attend School In Frigid Classrooms

Parents and educators say some schools that remained open earlier this week had major heat and plumbing issues.

The storm spread snow and freezing rain across the Southeast on Wednesday. It's expected to intensify as it moves up the coast. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Scientists Warn 'Bomb Cyclone' Brings Strong Winds, Cold Temperatures

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Even one minute of "daily-ish" meditation can make a difference in reducing stress, according to Dan Harris, the author of Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics. Jamie Jones/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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'Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics' Offers Practical Advice For Stressed-Out Cynics

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Baltimore Schools Closed After Outrage Over Frigid Classrooms

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Apprentice industrial clerk Henrik Tillmann assembles a valve for a commercial aircraft galley kitchen at Hebmuller Aerospace near Dusseldorf, Germany. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Robust Apprenticeship Program Key To Germany's Manufacturing Might

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