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Yoandra, her brother and son traversed 3,000 miles, crossed multiple borders and endured a harrowing seven-day walk through the Darien Gap between Colombia and Panama before reaching El Paso, Texas.
Oct. 28, 2017
Since the Trump administration slashed outreach funds and shortened the enrollment period to sign up for Affordable Care Act plans, local groups struggle to get the word out to Latinos and others.
Oct. 28, 2017
For people living on a reservation that sits on the U.S.-Canada border, there are many struggles to overcome — including stereotypes and discrimination.
Oct. 28, 2017
Since Superstorm Sandy, New York has rewritten its building code to make the city more resilient to flooding. But not everyone thinks it's wise to rebuild so close to the city's waterfront.
Oct. 28, 2017
The Trump administration and congressional leaders want to close a popular tax break, but they're getting resistance from some fellow Republicans.
Oct. 28, 2017
When she was a "little mouse," the Rwandan pediatrician tried to make as much noise as a lion. Now as a global health activist, she's learning to make change "without screaming too much."
Oct. 28, 2017
A group of legal professionals is crossing the island trying to help. Meanwhile, the agency says it's finding "innovative and creative ways" to reach people in isolated communities.
Oct. 28, 2017
The Washington Free Beacon says it first hired Fusion GPS, which later produced a dossier of unsubstantiated claims about Donald Trump's Russia ties. The site says it has no connection to the dossier.
Oct. 28, 2017
The Disney Channel created a coming-out story for a young character in a live-action show for the first time on Friday when an implied crush was made explicit on Andi Mack.
Oct. 27, 2017
The best-of-seven series is tied at one game apiece. Game 3 winners usually emerge the ultimate victors when the World Series is tied 1-1.
Oct. 27, 2017
This has the potential to open the door for talks, after Iraqi forces moved to wrest territory from the Kurds, including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. Iraq opposed a Kurdish independence referendum.
Oct. 27, 2017
More than half of black Americans say they've experienced racial discrimination in hiring, promotions and pay, according to a new poll. For some, the answer is to become their own boss.
Oct. 27, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with journalist Lucia Benavides about the ongoing conflict between the Spanish government and the Catalan regional government. In the Catalan capital, Barcelona, the regional parliament voted to declare independence, prompting the national government in Madrid to approve a central takeover of the region.
Oct. 27, 2017
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Amanda Starc, associate professor of strategy at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, about the implications of a potential CVS and Aetna merger. She says that consumers will probably not see a reduction in their prescription drug prices, if the deal goes through.
Oct. 27, 2017
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's decision not to run for reelection has raised a lot of questions about the state of the Republican Party. But are Democrats any more unified? NPR's Robert Siegel talks to David Axelrod, director of the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics, about whether the Democrats have settled on a winning and cohesive message.
Oct. 27, 2017
As the tied World Series is about to go into its third game, city police chiefs Charlie Beck of Los Angeles and Art Acevedo of Houston discuss the wager they have over the outcome of the series.
Oct. 27, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with EJ Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Eliana Johnson, national political reporter for Politico, about the Republican senators speaking out against President Trump and the state of the Republican party.
Oct. 27, 2017
Haunted attractions can spend the money on great, gory props, but when it comes to being scary, nothing beats properly trained employees. At Cox Farms just outside of Washington, D.C., the preparation for the Fields of Fear includes scare training.
Oct. 27, 2017
In their home country, they could not get medical care because of the stigma surrounding their condition. Then came the chance to come to the U.S. for treatment.
Oct. 27, 2017
The contract with Puerto Rico's power authority says it was approved by FEMA. But FEMA says it did not approve the contract and has not paid any money on it yet.
Oct. 27, 2017

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