Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Revised Travel Ban

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Volunteers distribute free food at the mobile pantry in Hurley, Va. Poverty in the coal-mining region is 29 percent, twice the national average. Unemployment is also high, and younger families are moving out. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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In Some Rural Counties, Hunger Is Rising, But Food Donations Aren't

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Second-graders line up in the hall at St. Marcus. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program

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The Chrysler Building is reflected in the side of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The hotel on East 42nd Street was Donald Trump's first major development project. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Built His Real Estate Empire, Tax Breaks Played A Pivotal Role

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Total Failure: When The Space Shuttle Didn't Come Home

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The Maine Legislature established a high-risk pool for insuring patients with expensive medical conditions, partly funded with a surcharge on all policyholders in the state. J. Stephen Conn/Flickr hide caption

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Secret To Maine's Touted High-Risk Pool? Enough Money

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Joshua Vallum is sworn in before pleading guilty to state murder charges at George County Circuit Court in Lucedale, Miss., last July. On Monday, he was sentenced to 49 years in prison for a federal hate crime — the first such case brought for a crime specifically targeting a victim because of their gender identity. Biloxi Sun Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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1st Man Prosecuted For Federal Hate Crime Targeting Transgender Victim Gets 49 Years

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Author Michael Ruhlman says U.S. grocery stores represent extraordinary luxury that most Americans don't even think about. Kelly Jo Smart/NPR hide caption

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Grocery Stores: 'The Best Of America And The Worst Of America'

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Richard Spencer, a white nationalist who claims to have coined the term "alt-right," speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in Dec. 2016. The number of campus visits made by white nationalist leaders like Spencer looking to connect with students personally has increased. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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As White Supremacists Push Onto Campuses, Schools Wrestle With Response

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Liquor stores in the town of Whiteclay, Neb., are now officially closed. But even Oglala Sioux tribal members say that more will have to be done in order to reduce rampant alcoholism rates on the nearby Pine Ridge Reservation. Jim Kent for NPR hide caption

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With Alcoholism Rampant On Nearby Reservation, Nebraska Shuts Town's Liquor Stores

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Farryn Giles and her son Isaiah, 6, walk in their east Dallas neighborhood. While she received a Section 8 voucher to help them move to a neighborhood with more opportunities, finding an apartment that would take the voucher was challenging. Brandon Thibodeaux for NPR hide caption

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Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available

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People attending Rep. Rod Blum's town hall event in Dubuque, Iowa, this week held up red sheets of paper to show disagreement with what the Republican congressman was saying and green to show they concurred. The GOP health care bill was a major concern of many. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Fact-Checking Republicans' Defense Of The GOP Health Bill

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Two-year-old Ryan Lennon Fines was born with a condition called esophageal atresia that requires expensive medical treatment. His family worries the new GOP health bill would make it harder for Ryan to get insurance in the future because of his pre-existing medical condition. Bram Sable-Smith/KBIA/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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GOP Health Bill Leaves Many 'Pre-Existing Condition' Protections Up To States

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After he received a C on a paper when he was 19, Gregory Watson went on a mission to get a constitutional amendment ratified. Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUT hide caption

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The Bad Grade That Changed The U.S. Constitution

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Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, joins Vice President Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Capitol Hill to advocate for the GOP health overhaul bill. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Here Is What's In The House-Approved Health Care Bill

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