John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

In Texas, Many Believe Carrying Guns With Them Will Prevent The Next Massacre

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Those who live around Sutherland Springs, Texas, may still be questioning why a gunman shot up a Baptist church during Sunday worship. But they're not at all confused about how citizens should respond. Many believe the best way to stop the next massacre is to pack a pistol everywhere they go.

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Texas Officials Say Domestic Situation With Gunman's Family Could Be Link To Church

Monday, November 06, 2017

Authorities in Texas have said that there was a domestic situation going on with the family of the gunman from Sunday's shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. At least 26 people were killed.

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Gunman Opens Fire On Texas Congregation, More Than 2 Dozen Killed

Monday, November 06, 2017

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, a small community southeast of San Antonio. Gov. Abbott confirmed at least 26 people were killed.

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26 Killed In Mass Shooting At Texas Church

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NPR's John Burnett talks about the shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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What We Know From The Scene: Texas Church Shooting

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NPR's Noel King gets the latest details of the mass shooting in Sutherland Spring, Texas, from NPR's John Burnett and Colin Dwyer.

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Fearing Checkpoints, Undocumented Immigrants Cut Off From Medical Care

Friday, November 03, 2017

Those who live north of the border, but south of a string of Border Patrol checkpoints, say they feel trapped in what some call "the cage."

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Lawyers Sue To Demand Release Of Undocumented Child With Cerebral Palsy

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The federal lawsuit claims the 10-year-old girl has a constitutional right to be in her parents' care. Border Patrol agents detained her last week following emergency surgery.

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10-Year-Old Girl Is Detained By Border Patrol After Emergency Surgery

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rosa Maria Hernandez, who came illegally to the U.S. from Mexico when she was 3 months old, was being transferred between hospitals in Texas when the ambulance was stopped by federal officers.

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DHS Under Pressure Over Alleged Violation Of Policies On Sensitive Locations

Friday, October 20, 2017

More than 100 members of Congress have called on the Department of Homeland Security to rein in agents who are reportedly apprehending undocumented immigrants in places such as hospitals.

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30-Foot Border Wall Prototypes Erected In San Diego Borderlands

Thursday, October 19, 2017

While the mockups are massive, it's anybody's guess whether they'll ever get built.

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112 Degrees With No Water: Puerto Rican Hospitals Battle Life And Death Daily

Thursday, October 05, 2017

An American disaster medical team is now setting up cooling tents to help some patients. "When they transferred me here ... they rescued me from the dragon's mouth," one patient said.

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President Trump To Assess Hurricane Relief Efforts In Puerto Rico

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

President Trump is expected to take a helicopter ride over parts of the island that were demolished by the storm. Aid workers privately hope he doesn't stay too long and disrupt relief operations.

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Trump To Visit Puerto Rico As Humanitarian Crisis Continues

Monday, October 02, 2017

President Trump is scheduled to fly to Puerto Rico on Tuesday to survey post-Hurricane Maria damage. Food, clean water and electricity are still in short supply, though aid is finally moving.

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Some Progress Visible Amid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Effort

Monday, October 02, 2017

Puerto Rico was hit hard by Hurricane Maria and there have been differing accounts over how well the relief effort has been going. Many towns remain isolated from food, water and other supplies.

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Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts Continue Amid Criticisms

Saturday, September 30, 2017

President Trump tweeted criticism of the mayor of San Juan, who has been critical of the federal government's response to the disaster since Hurricane Maria hit the island more than 10 days ago.

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'We're Alive': Guayama Residents Reach Family On Town's One Working Phone

Friday, September 29, 2017

As in most of Puerto Rico's municipalities, there is no cell service or power in Guayama. But the Derkes Pharmacy is using a satellite connection to help people get in touch with their families.

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U.S. Border Patrol Concentrates On Recruiting Younger People

Thursday, September 28, 2017

At the heart of President Trump's crusade to secure the southern border is a massive build-up of the Border Patrol. The president wants 5,000 new agents — that would expand the agency by a quarter.

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Flights Are Picking Up At Puerto Rico Airport, But The FAA Is Concerned About Radar Damage

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

At the San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico, many residents are camping out while waiting for a flight as others are coming to seek refuge, assuming the airport has power, water and cell service.

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Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Sanchezes, who are undocumented immigrants, were apprehended while taking their son to emergency surgery. Immigrant advocates fear this is the new normal under the Trump administration.

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Coastal Vietnamese Community Leans On Faith, And Each Other, To Rebuild After Harvey

Saturday, September 09, 2017

The cohesion and resilience of Rockport, Texas' Vietnamese-American community, which numbers about a thousand, may help it recover from the storm's destruction.

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