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We asked our readers: Was there ever a time when just a little no-strings cash would have made — or did make — a meaningful difference?
Sept. 17, 2017
Last week, Ask Code Switch heard from a woman who was considering trading her white-sounding last name for her boyfriend's Latino one. Here's a roundup of the best advice we got from our readers.
Sept. 17, 2017
A key architect of the nationwide grape boycott that galvanized the farmworkers' rights movement, her legacy has long been overshadowed. A new film aims to change that. Huerta speaks with NPR.
Sept. 17, 2017
Dahl's widow revealed the surprising scoop on the BBC earlier this week.
Sept. 16, 2017
The White House has reaffirmed its position on the climate pact "unless we can re-enter on terms that are more favorable to our country," after reports from AFP and the WSJ that the U.S. would stay.
Sept. 16, 2017
South Koreans make up the majority of DACA applicants coming to the U.S. illegally from Asia. Now that the future of the program is uncertain, DACA holders like Dan Lee are talking about their status.
Sept. 16, 2017
The Washington Examiner's Sarah Westwood, radio show host Charlie Sykes, and The Root editor-in-chief Danielle Belton weigh in on the controversy surrounding ESPN anchor Jemele Hill and the series of conservative-organized free speech events at University of California, Berkeley.
Sept. 16, 2017
Jason Stockley is a white, former St. Louis police officer who was acquitted in the 2011 shooting death of black driver Anthony Lamar Smith. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with St. Louis Post-Dispatch metro columnist Tony Messenger about what he's calling "two views of disrupting America."
Sept. 16, 2017
Before Hurricane Irma hit the U.S., it devastated parts of Cuba. In extended families, Cuban-Americans are trying to put their lives back together and help their relatives in Cuba.
Sept. 16, 2017
People in the U.S. Virgin Islands are still reeling more than a week after being hit with the full force of Hurricane Irma. On St. Thomas, water and power have not been restored in many areas.
Sept. 16, 2017
As the White House may be inching closer to a deal that will decide the fate of 800,000 DACA recipients, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez shares her viewpoint on the current negotiations.
Sept. 16, 2017
Some worried the convergence in the nation's capital of a rally for fans of a rap group and two dueling Trump-related protests would lead to violence. But the gatherings remained mostly peaceful.
Sept. 16, 2017
"As much as we regret having to cancel, we feel it is the only acceptable course of action in the current environment," the band said in a statement with Live Nation.
Sept. 16, 2017
The legislation would prohibit California law enforcement officers from communicating with federal immigration enforcement agencies, with some exceptions.
Sept. 16, 2017
Next week, President Trump will make his debut at an institution he has often criticized for inaction. National security adviser H.R. McMaster says Trump will be pushing for change.
Sept. 16, 2017
People get hungry during natural disasters, and processed, pre-packaged food can get old fast. But with a little imagination, some folks managed to make themselves some surprisingly good hot meals.
Sept. 16, 2017
In 2006, the World Health Organization issued a report on the "elimination of leprosy as a public health problem." A new report estimates there are still 200,000 new cases a year.
Sept. 16, 2017
Police in the U.K. said they arrested an 18-year-old man in southeast England Saturday morning. The attack injured at least 30 people in London Friday.
Sept. 16, 2017
From 1967 until 1977, photographers from La Raza chronicled Chicanos in and around Los Angeles. This month, the Autry Museum of the American West is sharing some of the most powerful images.
Sept. 16, 2017
From hurricanes to pension battles, there is education news from Puerto Rico to Wyoming in our weekly roundup.
Sept. 16, 2017

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