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In Utah, the majority of civil lawsuits are debt related; nearly all of the debtors face those suits without any legal help. A group of law students at Brigham Young University wants to change that.

Some scientists want to change the old-fashioned way scientific advancements are evaluated and communicated. But they have to overcome the power structure of the traditional journal vetting process.

Teachers are already carrying concealed guns in a handful of states, including Ohio. Some defend it, but many worry calls to arm teachers will put students further in harms way.

Last summer's wildfires handed scientists a rare chance to study effects of smoke on residents. Most previous work had been on wood-burning stoves, urban air pollution and the effects on firefighters.

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Will Oremus, a senior technology writer at Slate about how a recent tweet by Kylie Jenner caused Snap, Inc. — the parent company for Snapchat — to lose more than $1 billion.

President Trump tweeted this week that teachers should be armed, in response to the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. Since then teachers and other school administrators are looking at what they would do in a shooting situation.

President Trump received an enthusiastic greeting from thousands of conservative activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, D.C., on Friday. He boasted of his first year accomplishments, but also had a warning about this year's midterm elections, saying complacency could short-circuit his agenda.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Susan Martin, professor emeritus at Georgetown University, about United States Citizenship and Immigration Services omitting the promise of America as "a nation of immigrants" from its mission statement. Martin, like former President John F. Kennedy, wrote a book called A Nation of Immigrants.

The Trump administration is trying to make it harder for North Korea to evade sanctions. It is putting the world on notice to look out for "deceptive shipping practices."

The city of Wauconda, Ill., — a suburb of Chicago — has been gaining fans after the Marvel's blockbuster Black Panther premiered last week. The movie is set in a fictional African country called Wakanda.

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