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Saturday, October 24, 2015
Among presidential candidates, a crucial point of contention centers on what to do with the estimated 11.3 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. About three-quarters of these immigrants are from Latin America — but there are plenty of others who come from around the globe, including Europe.
Gerry is one ...
Friday, October 09, 2015
Diego Roman Elena Rodriguez's brother was unarmed, walking on a sidewalk in Nogales, when Lonnie Swartz shot him. The agent says he felt threatened by rock-throwers; he's expected to plead not guilty.
Friday, October 02, 2015
A federal judge will hear arguments Friday over a Texas decision to deny birth certificates for babies born in the U.S. to parents who are living here illegally.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
The lawman says local taxpayers should not pay to house prisoners arrested for pot possession at the Sierra Blanca border checkpoint. "I'm not gonna do the federal government's job," he says.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Santa Rosa Blue Hole is a cool sapphire in the New Mexico desert. For decades, locals and tourists have plumbed the depths of this spring-fed swimming hole, and jumped off the ledges that surround it.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
The President's Daily Brief is one of the most secretive documents in Washington. The CIA has made public hundreds of briefs covering 8 years during John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson's presidencies.
Saturday, September 05, 2015
In a dense, wooded lot, 17-year-old Justis Jackson lies on a mound of dirt. He doesn't seem to mind the sticky heat or buzzing mosquitoes. Jackson's attention is fixed on a buried object at the bottom of a neatly dug hole.
"Sounds like metal," he says, knocking. "But what type ...
Saturday, September 05, 2015
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Friday, September 04, 2015
Texas is the first state to create its own police force along the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the area is already patrolled by federal agencies. Some question whether state police is needed.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, devastating regions of Louisiana and Mississippi, three of NPR's correspondents saw the storm firsthand. These are their stories.
Friday, August 28, 2015
People in New Orleans say the city finally has the storm defense system it should have had before Hurricane Katrina — at a cost of $14.5 billion. Now someone needs to cover the cost to keep it strong.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Ten years ago, 25,000 people huddled inside the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans seeking shelter from Hurricane Katrina. The fiasco there came to epitomize the chaotic, inadequate response.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The popular New Orleans club welcomed everyone, even when the city code enforced segregation. It's been closed since 1972, but there's now a crusade to rescue the venue for a new generation.
Friday, August 21, 2015
In the decade since Hurricane Katrina, tens of thousands of New Orleans residents fled the city and never returned. This week New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu went on the road to call his people home.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Donald Trump had lacked for policy specifics until he came out with his very specific, hard-line immigration plan. But some of those in the trenches of immigration reform say it's dead on arrival.
Friday, August 14, 2015
A shop owner in Reynosa, Mexico, found a hit product with his Donald Trump piñatas. Now, he's swinging for the other side of the aisle.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Donald Trump visited the border with Mexico and said he would crack down on illegal immigration if elected president. But he was less strident than he has been in other recent remarks.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's harsh description of immigrants has galvanized his base of supporters. He says he wants tougher border restrictions.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.
This week: A play on ...
Saturday, July 18, 2015
There are two things that have put El Rito on the map. In the little village in northern New Mexico, there's a tiny cafe that serves the best red-chili Frito pie in the world. And then there's the santero — Nicholas Herrera.
"This is where I live," says Herrera. ...