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  1. An NPR investigation last year revealed that a number of VA centers were ejecting hundreds of caregivers from the program. The VA promised reform, but a year later few have returned to the program.
  2. Hate crimes are on the rise in Poland. In response, a new YouTube video aspires to foster tolerance by having people from marginalized groups bake and sell bread to customers at a Warsaw bakery.
  3. The talks are still expected to happen next month in Singapore, despite North Korea's threats to back out. The South Korean president is playing mediator to keep things on track.
  4. Public schools in Santa Fe, Texas, are closed as the community grapples with how to move on. But authorities in Texas disagree about whether guns are to blame for the violence.
  5. Lava from the Kilauea volcano is pouring into the Pacific Ocean, generating a plume of "laze" — hydrochloric acid and steam with fine glass particles — into the air.
  6. The North Ridgeville Police Department received a call early Saturday morning from what they thought was an "obviously drunk guy."Turns out, the pig just wanted to be petted.
  7. For more than 150 years, scientists have known that levees increase flood risk on the Mississippi River. That hasn't stopped local officials from building up levees in response to more severe floods.
  8. The high court ruled for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.
  9. Five former Justice officials are urging senators to advance the nomination of Brian Benczkowski to head the criminal division. Benczkowski performed work for a controversial Russian bank.
  10. A gunman killed eight students and two teachers at Santa Fe High School outside Houston — and scarred hundreds, perhaps thousands more.