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After Euphoria, A Daunting Task: How To Rescue Thai Boys From Complex Cave System?

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The boys and their soccer coach, seen in partially flooded cave in northern Thailand on Monday. Found after more than a week of searching, they are mostly in stable medical condition and have received high-protein liquid food, officials said Tuesday.

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Trump Administration Rescinds Obama-Era Guidance Encouraging Affirmative Action

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies event in May. On Tuesday, the departments of Justice and Education announced that they have retracted documents that advised schools on how they could legally consider race in admissions and other decisions.

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Migrant Parents Face Major Obstacles Before They Can Regain Custody Of Their Children

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Yeni Gonzalez (center), a Guatemalan mother who was separated from her three children at the U.S.-Mexico border, is embraced by volunteer Janey Pearl Starks as pictures of other children separated from their families are displayed during a news conference on Tuesday in New York City. Gonzalez saw her children in a New York City facility ...

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Wildfires Spread In Northern California

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Firefighters scramble to control flames surrounding a fire truck as the Pawnee fire jumps across a highway near Clearlake Oaks, Calif.

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A Compromise On Migration Keeps German Chancellor Angela Merkel In Power

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is also chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union, announces a new deal with Horst Seehofer, the interior minister and chairman of Bavaria’s Christian Social Union, in Berlin on Monday.

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Federal Judge Orders Administration To End Arbitrary Detention Of Asylum-Seekers

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The E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in Washington, D.C., where a federal judge ruled against the Trump administration’s detention of asylum-seekers.

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Leftist Manuel López Obrador Wins Mexican Presidency In Landslide

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Presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, of the MORENA party, shows his ballot to the press before casting it during general elections in Mexico City on Sunday.

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German Minister Offers To Step Down Over Merkel’s Handling Of Migrants

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Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer at a Cabinet meeting last month in Berlin.

Adam Berry/Getty Images

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Elon Musk Hails Tesla Reaching Goal Of 5,000 Model 3s A Week

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In a photograph from May, a 2018 Tesla Model 3 sits at a dealership in Littleton, Colo.

David Zalubowski/AP

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Protesters Across The Country Rally Against Trump’s Immigration Policies

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  • Demonstrators march against the separation of immigrant families in New York City.

  • Protesters gather near a U.S. Customs and Border Protection station to speak out against immigration policy in McAllen, Texas.

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For Women At D.C.’s ‘Families Belong Together,’ The Protest Was Personal

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Kara Howard, 26, an English-language teacher at Cesar Chavez Public Charter School, was compelled to join the protest because of her students’ deportation experiences.

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Drawn Together: Scenes From The ‘Families Belong Together’ March

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Thousands of protesters gathered in major cities and small towns across the country to denounce President Trump’s immigration policies at the “Families Belong Together” march.

NPR’s Angela Hsieh shared her observations from the rally in Washington, D.C. Saturday.

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