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Rich Lowry Says 'Country Of Origin Matters'

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President Trump is under fire after expressing a preference for immigrants that come from certain countries. Rich Lowry of National Review tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that he has a point.

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Sunday Puzzle: A Twisted Ending

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The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz presents this week's puzzle to Robert Switzer of West Hollywood, Calif., and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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The Call-In: The Nursing Industry

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Depending on where you live, nurses can be in short supply. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Peter Buerhaus, a nursing professor at Montana State University, about the changing nursing industry.

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The GOP's Latino Outreach

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The conservative LIBRE Initiative lobbies on behalf of Latino groups. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with LIBRE's Daniel Garza about what the current immigration debate means to his members.

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What Border Patrol Agents Think About Immigration Policy

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The U.S. border with Mexico is a difficult place to patrol. Chris Cabrera, spokesperson for the National Border Patrol Council, speaks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about what a wall would mean.

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What Happens When Your DACA Work Permit Expires

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Tolu Aleshinloye, a college graduate, didn't learn she was in the country illegally until she was an adult. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro she'll lose her job because her DACA status is expiring.

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What Your Smart Devices Know About You

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Voice-activated devices, such as Alexa and Google Home, always have their microphones on. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Brian Barrett, a writer for Wired, what happens to the information they gather.

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When 2 Children Are Murdered, 'The Perfect Nanny' Is Anything But

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Leila Slimani's breakout novel, inspired by true stories of killer caregivers, chronicles the complex relationship between a mother and her babysitter.

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A Mom Fights To Get An Education For Her Deaf Daughters

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There were no schools for the deaf near her village in India. And she had to stand up to the bias against deafness — and the use of sign language.

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House GOP To Debate Bringing Earmarks Back

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The House Rules Committee will hold two days of hearings this week over whether Congress should reconsider the 2011 earmark ban.

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The GOP's New Tax Plan Will Affect Everyone, But Will It Grow The Economy?

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You asked, we answered: Will the GOP tax plan boost economic growth? Not much (if at all), say many economists.

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'This Could Hurt' Is A Workplace Saga With Heart

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Jillian Medoff has spent years in the corporate world, and she puts that experience to good use in this story of a hard-charging boss whose devoted staff has to cover for her when she starts to slip.

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With Greater Economic Strength, India Believes Its 'Time Has Come'

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"I don't think India wants to be a formal U.S. ally," says Alyssa Ayres, author of Our Time Has Come: How India Is Making Its Place in the World. "It sees alliance relationships as too constraining."

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Pro-Russian Incumbent Wins First Round In Czech Presidential Election

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Czech President Milos Zeman has spoken in support of Vladimir Putin and was an early supporter of Donald Trump. Pro-European challenger Jiri Drahos will face him in a runoff election later this month.

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Mapping How The Opioid Epidemic Sparked An HIV Outbreak

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Researchers knew the HIV outbreak in the small town of Austin, Ind., was related to IV drug use. Mapping how the virus mutated over time revealed its path — and how it might have been stopped.

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