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Canadians Report More Scrutiny And Rejection At U.S. Border Checkpoints

Immigration lawyers say they've seen a spike in the number of Canadians turned back at the U.S. border since January. But federal officials insist that no policies have changed on the American side.

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Ainda Mais Lindo Marcos Valle

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Missouri Rejects Federal Money In Order To Set Up Its Own Abortion Restrictions

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Flat Panda Dianogah
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Surprise Hotel [Mad Decent Toadz Remix] Fool's Gold

At Kemper, Mississippi Power has built an entirely new coal plant from the ground up. But the plant, which uses carbon capture technology, has experienced missed deadlines, cost overruns and other problems. Courtesy of Mississippi Power hide caption

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Climate-Friendly Coal Technology Works But Is Proving Difficult To Scale Up

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Nuits de St-Germain-Des-Pres Django Reinhardt

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EPA Decides Not To Ban A Pesticide, Despite Its Own Evidence Of Risk

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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., tweeted that she "cannot be intimidated" after Fox News host Bill O'Reilly made dismissive comments about her on TV on Tuesday. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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#BlackWomenAtWork: Women Speak Out After Criticism Of Journalist, Congresswoman

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C 130 Brownout

The levees below the Oroville Dam were damaged by heavy floodwaters this winter and many need repairs. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Where Levees Fail In California, Nature Can Step In To Nurture Rivers

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Canadians Report More Scrutiny And Rejection At U.S. Border Checkpoints

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After Fleeing An Apocalypse, La Vida Boheme Embraces Its Immigrant Story

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Domingo La Vida Boheme
Little by Little Radiohead
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Funky Fanfare [KPM vs. DJ Drama] Keith Mansfield
Little Girl Blue Nina Simone
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Right Off The Back Chicano Batman