Emma Jacobs

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Trudeau Won't Visit Trump. Most Canadians Don't Want To Cross The Border Either

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

When Canada's prime minister opted not to meet President Trump this week, it sent a message about his country's mood: Most of his fellow citizens want to keep the border closed over coronavirus fears.

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In Canada, More Than A Dozen People Killed In Nova Scotia Shootings

Monday, April 20, 2020

A weekend shooting spree is described as the worst in recent Canadian history. A gunman killed at least 16 people in Nova Scotia. Police say the suspect, who disguised himself as an officer, is dead.

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Canadian Border Restrictions Have Been Extended For Another 30 Days

Saturday, April 18, 2020

The U.S. and Canada have agreed to keep their shared border closed for nonessential travel to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The decision extends a partial ban implemented last month.

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This Quebec Health Official Has Become A Sensation With His Coronavirus Tips

Monday, April 06, 2020

Horacio Arruda was a little-known bureaucrat. Now his face is on T-shirts, loaves of bread, and memes and videos all over social media. Quebec's deputy health minister has become a local celebrity.

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One Small Street In New York Funnels Migrants From The U.S. Into Canada

Sunday, December 01, 2019

Tens of thousands of migrants cross north out of the U.S. each year, hoping they'll have a better chance of being granted asylum. The journey takes them all to one dead-end road in Upstate New York.

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Across Europe, Museums Rethink What To Do With Their African Art Collections

Monday, August 12, 2019

Attitudes toward returning cultural artifacts, often looted during colonization, are changing. In countries like France, Germany and Belgium, the talk has turned to restitution and repatriation.

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Canada's Safe 3rd Country Agreement With The U.S. Draws Criticism

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Canadians and rights groups have challenged the country's U.S. asylum accord, as migrants continue to head north over the border seeking refuge.

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Canadians Respond To U.S. Medication Import Plans

Sunday, August 04, 2019

A Trump administration plan to let Americans legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada is causing concern among Canadians that it could cause shortages of some medications.

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When Immigration Detention Means Losing Your Kids

Friday, December 08, 2017

After federal immigration agents sent Maria Luis back to Guatemala, her kids went into the Nebraska foster system. It took her five years to get them back.

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Why 'Pep' The Prison Dog Got Such A Bum Rap

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

A 1925 article in The Boston Daily Globe featured a photo of a dog at a radio microphone for a special remote broadcast from a Pennsylvania prison.

He looks like a friendly, dark-haired Labrador. Two prison officers on either side have a hand on his back.

The caption says: This ...

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Shark Attacks Still Haunt Residents Of Reunion

Monday, July 13, 2015

Four years after a spike in shark attacks at the French island of Reunion, residents are looking for ways to restore their sense of safety. This story originally aired May 25 on All Things Considered.

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Elephants Never Forget — And At 6 Stories Tall, This One's Unforgettable

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Lucy the Elephant is the oldest roadside attraction in America. Saved from the wrecking ball, she's a survivor among the increasingly endangered species of American roadside oddities.

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In Atlantic City, A Silver Lining For Casinos Left Standing

Monday, June 08, 2015

Four of 12 casinos in Atlantic City closed last year, but the first quarter of 2015 brought good news to those remaining. The local economy is still reeling, but less competition means higher profits.

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An Island Wonders: Why Are The Sharks Attacking So Often?

Monday, May 25, 2015

Since 2011, the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal. It's a sharp rise from previous years; Australia is the only country with more deaths during this span.

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State Workers say NJ Affirmative Action Programs are Neglected

Monday, May 25, 2015

African American state employees say programs meant to encourage diversity and monitor discrimination are being ignored. 

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New Jersey Received a Bonus $200 Million in Taxes

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The state of New Jersey has collected several hundred million dollars more in income taxes than it expected.

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Christie Presents His Economic Plan in New Hampshire

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Gov. Chris Christie compared President Obama to Jimmy Carter and the next president to Ronald Reagan in a speech on the American economy.

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Above The Fray: Mafate Offers A Roadless, Island Isolation

Saturday, May 02, 2015

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Christie Defends Decision to Send NJ Troopers to Baltimore

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

He sent 150 state troopers to Baltimore to aide in the response to violent protests there.

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Goodbye, Lucy?

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lucy the Elephant is one of hundreds of New Jersey landmarks that have received support from an endangered state program.

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