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In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the dwarf planet Pluto is shown on July 14, 2015.  Photo taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. 
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Pluto Up Close: Spacecraft Achieves Flyby, Then Calls Home

Culminating a journey from planet Earth that spanned 3 billion miles and 9 ½ years, the moment of closest approach to Pluto for the New Horizons spacecraft came Tuesday at 7:49 AM.

07/14/2015

The New Horizons spacecraft atop an Atlas V rocket lifts off 19 January 2006 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The spacecraft is on a trailblazing probe to Pluto, at the solar system's outermost limits, following two days of delays       AFP PHOTO/Bruce Weaver (Photo: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Little Pluto Bigger Than Scientists Thought As Flyby Looms

Pluto, once considered the ninth planet from the sun, is a little bigger than anyone imagined.

07/13/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JANUARY 19:  A Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 rocket lifts off of pad 41 carrying NASA's Pluto New Horizons spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center January 19, 2006 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The New Horizons mission is scheduled to conduct at five-month reconnaissance study of Pluto and Charon in 2015.  (Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Pluto Just 4 Weeks, 20 Million Miles Away For Spacecraft

After traveling 3 billion miles, over the course of nine years, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto’s doorstep.

06/16/2015

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‘Diplomas Now’ Steers Booker T. Senior In The Right Direction

Sometimes students are headed in the wrong direction, and with proper guidance or steering, it’s possible for them to turn a corner and make the grade.

05/20/2015

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Study: States Fighting Chronic Student Absenteeism

While seniors in high school will usually enjoy one “skip day,” there is a growing problem of chronic absenteeism across the country.

CBS4–05/17/2012

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I-Team: Do Airport X-ray Scanners Pose A Risk To Travelers?

While many airplane flyers wanted to mutiny this holiday season, outraged over government screeners seeing images of their body parts, the I-Team has been investigating what you can’t see: radiation and what it could mean for you.

CBS4–02/11/2011