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Stories for March 3, 2013

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

March 3
Richard Knox / NPR
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Scientists believe a little girl born with HIV has been cured of the infection.

Turning It Down: Cities Combat Light Pollution By Going Dim

March 3
NPR Staff / NPR
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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
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.

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

March 3
Padmananda Rama / NPR
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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.

Obamacare To Pressure Californians’ Access To Medi-Cal Doctors

March 3
Emily Bazar, CHCF Center for Health Reporting
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In less than one year, Obamacare’s promise to bring health care to perhaps 1 million more poor California residents will be tested.

After Delay, SpaceX Dragon Reaches Space Station

March 3
Dana Farrington / NPR
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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.