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Local police are sometimes asked to hold immigrants suspected of crimes until they can be moved to federal custody for deportation. But a mix of politics and liability is undermining that system.
July 05, 2014
The State Department confirms that Tariq Khdeir, 15, is being held by Israeli authorities and may have been beaten while in custody.
July 05, 2014
Judy and James Lee's lives revolve around providing 24-hour care to their 16-year-old son. As they get older, they worry about who will eventually take care of him.
July 05, 2014
The 1-0 win sends Argentina to the Cup semifinals for the first time since 1990.
July 05, 2014
Video shot from off the North Carolina coast at Frying Pan Tower, a former U.S. Coast Guard Light Station that's been converted to a bed and breakfast.
July 05, 2014
The body of the 16-year-old boy, thought to have been kidnapped and murdered by Jewish extremists, was found earlier this week with extensive burns.
July 05, 2014
The fire that broke out very early this morning swept through 10 row houses in a predominately African immigrant community in the city's southwest.
July 05, 2014
Kvitova picked up her second Wimbledon trophy, besting Canadian opponent Eugenia Bouchard 6-3 6-0.
July 05, 2014
The 101st Tour de France starts Saturday in England. To mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, the Tour will roll through former battlefields in the farmlands of northern France.
July 05, 2014
The first hurricane of the season — now downgraded to a tropical storm — skirted the U.S. East Coast, inconveniencing holiday revelers.
July 05, 2014
The nurses, most hailing from southern India, have been caught in Mosul since Sunni insurgents seized the city last month.
July 05, 2014
Slovyansk, a city of 100,000 that had been part of the rebels' self-proclaimed republic, fell to government forces after a night of intense bombardment, witnesses and officials say.
July 05, 2014
A large proportion of young people showing up at the southern U.S. border come from Honduras. Societal pressures there, like poverty and gang violence, are fueling the exodus.
July 05, 2014
This week the House Homeland Security Committee met to talk about minors entering the U.S. alone through Texas. NPR's Tamara Keith talks with correspondent John Burnett, who's been covering the surge.
July 05, 2014
Every TV station in the U.S. is now required to post its political ad sales online. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Mark Binker of WRAL-TV about what this means for the North Carolina senate race.
July 05, 2014
As the chaos of war continues in Iraq, leaders of the Kurdish minority could seize the moment to push for greater autonomy, as Columbia professor David Phillips tells NPR's Tamara Keith.
July 05, 2014
A year ago, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted. Since then, a military man was elected president and budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.
July 05, 2014
After sweeping military victories, the group now known as the Islamic State is demanding loyalty from all Muslims. Like other radical Islamist groups, they may be alienating potential supporters.
July 05, 2014
When Shirlene English was immobilized by a stroke in 2000, her sister Loretta stepped up as chief caregiver. Then Loretta's father developed dementia, and she stepped up again.
July 05, 2014
Regulators and railroads have implemented new practices since a runaway oil train destroyed the center of a small Canadian town a year ago. One key improvement, however, will take some time.
July 04, 2014

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