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JR, a French street artist, hasn't answered that question — and that's the point. His massive artwork on the border, which coincided with the decision to rescind DACA, is the "start of a discussion."
Sept. 8, 2017
Opioid painkillers prescribed by dentists have helped fuel the nation's addiction epidemic. Dental schools are teaching the next generation of dentists that there are other ways to treat pain.
Sept. 8, 2017
The latest hurricane models are using lightning-fast supercomputers to crunch ever-more data. And they're getting better.
Sept. 8, 2017
GoFundMe campaigns and robocalls have already started. Fight instances of fraud by staying informed and carefully researching reputable charities.
Sept. 8, 2017
GOP lawmakers' anger about President Trump's short-term budget deal with Democrats boiled over in a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney.
Sept. 8, 2017
Equifax says the three executives, who sold nearly $2 million in stock, at the time didn't know of the breach, which exposed personal data of 143 million Americans. Consumers struggle to get answers.
Sept. 8, 2017
The Justice Department has sided with a Colorado shop owner who refused to serve a same-sex couple. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the case this fall.
Sept. 8, 2017
Community-based charities are at the front lines of the flood response in South Asia. But global charities get almost all the attention — and money.
Sept. 8, 2017
The cranes have arms that can't be tied down and their heavy counterweights pose a potential danger. They're designed to withstand 145-mph winds — less powerful than those of Hurricane Irma.
Sept. 8, 2017
Since 2010, Nashville has bought 261 flooded homes and hopes to acquire 90 more. The city offers homeowners fair market value, then demolishes the houses and returns the land to a more natural state.
Sept. 8, 2017
Facebook says $100,000 worth of ads appeared to come from Russia and seemed to be linked. Sometimes they named the candidates, but mostly targeted divisive social and political issues.
Sept. 8, 2017
The latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll finds that one-third of people say they're stopped taking a prescription drug without telling their doctor. And that could be putting their health at risk.
Sept. 8, 2017
"Everybody is a brother and sister on the Gulf Coast," says one pilot in the so-called Cajun Airlift. "These storms create the needy and they create the providers.
Sept. 8, 2017
Kelp isn't a new flavor enhancer for brewers. For hundreds of years, coastal farmers in Scotland grew grains in seaweed beds. But briny brews have been slow to catch on in the United States.
Sept. 8, 2017
The National Hurricane Center downgrades the storm to a Category 4, still a major storm that packs 150 mph winds.
Sept. 8, 2017
Warmer waters and air are playing a role in this year's monster storms.
Sept. 8, 2017
Opioid addiction affects peoples' work lives more than alcohol or other drugs, and those who struggle with it tell strikingly similar tales of deepening alienation from their careers.
Sept. 8, 2017
Trauma-informed education and wraparound services are growing in response to the storm as Houston-area schools look to the future. The changes could serve as a model for schools nationwide.
Sept. 8, 2017
While local news broadcasts have been dominated by images of people flocking to stores, many low-income residents can't afford to stock up on supplies or drive out of town.
Sept. 8, 2017
Last week, a North Korean missile flew over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. Normally a peaceful place known for its ski resorts, its residents are rethinking the threat.
Sept. 8, 2017

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