Eyder Peralta

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Trump Travel Ban Forces Somalis To Remain At Kenya's Dadaab Camp

Friday, February 03, 2017

Thousands of Somali refugees headed for the U.S. face an uncertain future after President Trump's travel ban began. For decades, many have lived in the world's largest refugee camp in northeast Kenya.

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Kenya's Somali Refugees Face Uncertain Future After Trump Order

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Kenya is home to the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab, which houses more than 280,000 people, mostly Somali. About 14,500 refugees were in the process of being screened to be resettled in the U.S. before President Trump's travel ban.

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In Kenya, Reproductive Clinics Fear Trump Policy's Detrimental Effects

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

President Trump's Mexico City policy will harm nonprofits providing healthcare for women. A USAID-funded clinic in Nairobi is afraid it will prevent it from helping Kenyan women in need of abortions.

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Gambia's Exiled President Accused Of Looting The Country's Coffers

Monday, January 23, 2017

Gambia's defeated leader has left the country, but it appears that he plundered the state coffers on his way out. The Democratically elected president is set to return from exile.

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Kenyan Politician Proposes Women Withhold Sex Until Men Register To Vote

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

"Deny them sex until they show you their voter's card," Mishi Mboko urges. The tactic is not new. Women have gone on sex strikes in the past to try to end wars and curb violence. But is it effective?

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The Doctors Aren't In At Kenya's Public Hospitals

Thursday, January 05, 2017

They went on strike a month ago, asking for a raise and better training and equipment. So far the government hasn't met their demands.

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You Say You're An American, But What If You Had To Prove It Or Be Deported?

Thursday, December 22, 2016

It's illegal for immigration officials to detain U.S. citizens. But an NPR analysis of public records found that in an eight-year period, some 1,500 people who were held turned out to be Americans.

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As Trump Dismisses CIA, Congress Looks To Confront Russian Cyberattacks

Sunday, December 11, 2016

A bipartisan group of senators tacitly rebuked President-elect Donald Trump in a statement Sunday on the CIA assessment that Russia used cyberattacks to influence the election.

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Ending 'Closest Governor's Race' In N.C. History, Pat McCrory Concedes

Monday, December 05, 2016

The incumbent McCrory conceded in a YouTube message just as the recount that he requested came to a conclusion. The state's Democratic attorney general, Roy Cooper, will be the state's 75th governor.

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In Victory For Protesters, Army Halts Construction On Dakota Pipeline

Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers says it's denying a permit for building the oil pipeline right above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The move comes after months of protests.

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N.C. Officer Will Not Be Charged In Shooting Death Of Keith Lamont Scott

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Scott's killing unleashed two days of unrest in Charlotte this past September. Scott, authorities said, left his car with a gun and did not listen to police who told him to drop it.

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Ralph Branca, All-Star Pitcher Who Gave Up 'Shot Heard 'Round The World,' Dies

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Branca was a three-time All Star, but one pitch that won the Giants the National League pennant in 1951 came to define his career.

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On Conflict Of Interest And Climate Change: What Trump Told 'Times' Journalists

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump had a wide-ranging talk with New York Times journalists. He disavowed the alt-right and also dismissed concerns about his potential conflicts of interests.

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In Minnesota, Jacob Wetterling's Killer Is Sentenced To 20 Years

Monday, November 21, 2016

Decades after 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling went missing, Danny Heinrich confessed to murdering him. Heinrich said he was "truly sorry" for his "evil acts."

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Minn. Police Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Is Charged With Manslaughter

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Ramsey County attorney said the use of deadly force by Officer Jeronimo Yanez in July was not justified.

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Chelsea Manning Asks President For Clemency And 'First Chance At Life'

Monday, November 14, 2016

In an emotional letter, Manning talks about how the struggle with her gender led to one largest leaks of classified information in U.S. history.

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Gwen Ifill, Host Of 'Washington Week' And 'PBS NewsHour,' Dies

Monday, November 14, 2016

Ifill was a veteran Washington journalist who covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated the vice presidential debates in 2004 and 2008.

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Threats And Intimidation Against Minorities Reported Nationwide

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Since the presidential election last week, dozens of acts of hate and intimidation have been reported across the country. Despite the ugliness, there are glimmers of hope and calls for dialogue.

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In Ballot Measures, Pot Legalization Makes Strides

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Citizens voted to legalize marijuana or medical marijuana three states. Six others are considering similar measures.

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As 'Blue Wall' Shows Signs Of Strain, Here Are Battlegrounds To Watch For

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

To win, Hillary Clinton needs to keep states carried by President Obama. But early results show Trump is over-performing in the industrial north.

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