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Angie Melhado, a charter school consultant, talks to parents and community members who are considering serving on charter school boards. Detroit wants to convert dozens of traditional schools to charters, but many in the city remain skeptical about the plan. Larry Abramson/NPR hide caption

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Detroit Looks To Charters To Remake Public Schools

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The 1978 Ford Pinto is shown in this company handout photo. This subcompact became a hot seller for Ford after its introduction in 1970. The Pinto's 10-year run was marred by litigation over the car's fuel tank design. Twenty-seven people died during the 1970s in fuel tank fires in the Pinto, which Ford eventually recalled. AP hide caption

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40 Years Later: Collectors Keyed Up Over Ford Pinto

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Montana Cities Face Flooding

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What Does The Head Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff Do?

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States Cut Down Time For Jobless Benefits Receipt

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A flight attendant prepares to close a luggage bin on the redesigned 737. Thanks to the bin's new pivoting motion, passengers in the aisle seat will have more headroom. American Airlines hide caption

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Airline 'Sky' Cabins: Roomier And More Colorful

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Abdullah al-Kidd (right) and his attorney, Lee Gelernt, on Feb 14. Al-Kidd has lost his bid to sue then-Attorney General John Ashcroft for alleged violations of Kidd's rights when he was arrested in 2003. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Throws Out Suit Against Ashcroft

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Energy, Sports Drinks Aren't So Healthy For Kids

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5 Years On: Heat, Mavericks Meet Again In NBA Finals

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Framed in the doors of the Kennedy Center's Vehicle Assembly Building, the crawler begins the long journey toward Launch Pad 37B with space shuttle Discovery in April 2005. This enormous cross between a tank and a cargo ship is the largest self-powered land vehicle in the world. NASA hide caption

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Who Will Shuttle The Last Shuttle? The Crawler Crew

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A student works on her robot gladiator. Courtesy of National Tooling and Machining Association hide caption

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Robot Wars Prepare Kids For Manufacturing Jobs

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Egg Freezing Puts The Biological Clock On Hold

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A portrait of David Quiring Sr. This is the first image that appears when you scan the QR code at his grave. See his QR website. Courtesy of Quiring Monuments hide caption

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Technology Brings Digital Memories To Grave Sites

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Courts Consider Blocking Massey Mine Merger

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