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For Seventh Consecutive Year Visa Overstays Exceeded Illegal Border Crossings
A study also finds that the unauthorized population from Mexico has declined by 1.3 million people since 2010.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:02:26 -0500)

The Latest In The Trial Of Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo'
Wednesday was another day of wild testimony in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Vice News editor Keegan Hamilton about the latest from the Brooklyn courtroom.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:18:00 -0500)

Will You Be Attending The Women's March On Washington This Year? Share Your Story
Two years in, the movement has fractured under accusations of anti-Semitism, lack of financial transparency and infighting. Has this affected your decision to attend?
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:38:21 -0500)

Head Of L.A. Teachers Union Discusses Ongoing Strike
As the massive teacher strike in Los Angeles enters its third day, NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with teachers' union president Alex Caputo-Pearl about the strike and its aims.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:17:00 -0500)

Meet 'Black Girl Magic,' The 19 African-American Women Elected As Judges In Texas
Harris County, Texas, took a giant step toward representation this month when it sat 19 black women judges to the bench.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:17:00 -0500)

U.S. Evangelicals Push Back Against Trump's Syria Pullout Plan
Christian leaders in the U.S. fear President Trump's decision to pull out of Syria will leave Christian minorities in the region vulnerable to attack.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:17:00 -0500)

Daily Movement — Even Household Chores — May Boost Brain Health In Elderly
Whether it's exercise or housework, older Americans who move their bodies regularly may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have brain lesions and other signs of dementia.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:17:00 -0500)

MSU Interim President Resigns Amid Anger Over Remarks About Sex Assault Victims
Interim president John Engler's efforts to try to shepherd the school through a turbulent time have been undercut by a year of scandal.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:13:11 -0500)

Republicans Praise, Democrats Grill Andrew Wheeler In EPA Chief Confirmation Hearing
Wheeler has been serving as acting EPA administrator since Scott Pruitt stepped down amid ethics scandals in July. Prior to his work at the EPA, Wheeler worked as a lobbyist for the coal industry.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:03:48 -0500)

Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says
White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth — double the administration's original estimate.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:47:48 -0500)

How The 1965 Immigration Act Made America A Nation Of Immigrants
For many years, U.S. immigration favored immigrants from northern Europe. NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten explains how a 1965 law changed things — and led to the current debate about border security.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:45:49 -0500)

Real Fake News: Activists Circulate Counterfeit Editions Of 'The Washington Post'
The phony paper, distributed in Washington, D.C., "reported" that President Trump had resigned under pressure from female political activists.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:23:33 -0500)

Watch: Massive, Moving Ice Disk Takes Center Stage, Mesmerizing Maine
Whether reminiscent of the moon's surface or "a big duck-go-round," a circle of ice entrances as it bobs and spins on a river in Maine.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:22:59 -0500)

U.S. Troops Killed By Blast In Syria; Islamic State Claims Responsibility
Four Americans are reported dead, and three more injured, in a suicide bombing in northern Syria. The attack comes shortly after President Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:30:23 -0500)

Arizona Is Buying Back Its Capitol Buildings
During the Great Recession, the state sold its capitol and other buildings in a sale-lease-back deal to raise money. Nearly a decade later, the state has a plan to reclaim the buildings.
(Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:46:00 -0500)

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