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Stories for March 3, 2013

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Scientists Report First Cure of HIV In A Child, Say It's A Game-Changer

March 3, 2013
Richard Knox / NPR

Scientists believe a little girl born with HIV has been cured of the infection.

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Turning It Down: Cities Combat Light Pollution By Going Dim

March 3, 2013
NPR Staff / NPR

Bright lights are part of a city's ecosystem. Think of Times Square or the Las Vegas Strip or right outside your bedroom window.

Teaching 2.0: Is Tech In The Classroom Worth The Cost?

March 3, 2013
NPR Staff / NPR

The hallways at Westlake High School in Maryland are just like thousands of other school hallways around the country: kids milling around, laughing and chatting on their way to class.

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In First Post-Election Interview, Romney Calls Race A 'Magnificent' Experience

March 3, 2013
Padmananda Rama / NPR

It was not the outcome they had hoped for, but in his first interview since losing the presidential election, Mitt Romney said he and his wife are moving on.

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Obamacare To Pressure Californians’ Access To Medi-Cal Doctors

March 3, 2013
Emily Bazar, CHCF Center for Health Reporting

In less than one year, Obamacare’s promise to bring health care to perhaps 1 million more poor California residents will be tested.

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After Delay, SpaceX Dragon Reaches Space Station

March 3, 2013
Dana Farrington / NPR

The Dragon has been captured. The SpaceX unmanned craft connected with the International Space Station at 5:31 a.m. ET, NASA tweeted. The spacecraft arrived a day late due to mechanical problems after Friday's launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla.