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Columbus, N.M., was raided by Pancho Villa in 1916 and by federal agents in 2011. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

From Pancho Villa To Panda Express: Life In A Border Town

Columbus, New Mexico, has a rich border history. Pancho Villa stormed across in 1916. Today, kids on the Mexico side take a bus — driven by the Columbus mayor — across the border to go to school.

A worker unloads a truck full of Mexican limes at a citrus packing plant in La Ruana, in the state of Michoacan, Mexico. Dario Lopez-Mills/AP hide caption

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The Salt

In Mexico And U.S., Lime Lovers Feel Squeezed By High Prices

It's enough to leave you crying in your margarita: Lime prices are so high these days that in Mexico, organized gangs have even started stealing the fruit. Prices are no better stateside.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, speaking before the California GOP spring convention, said recently he doesn't lament the end of public funding for national political conventions. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Politics

Say Goodbye To The Taxpayer-Funded Political Convention

With little fanfare, President Obama is expected to sign a bill that marks the first legislative step toward undoing the Watergate-era presidential public financing program.

Siete canciones populares española (7 Popular Spanish Songs), for voice & piano, G. 40 [Asturiana] 0:18

Se equivocó la paloma, for voice & piano Various 1:30

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I Crooned It Before Daniel Szabo 0:30

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Once We Were Young Peter Mulvey and David Goodrich 0:16

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