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Protesters and counterprotesters clash during the "Unite the Right" rally on Aug. 12, 2017 in Charlottesville. One woman died when a car drove into a crowd. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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'White Civil Rights Rally' Approved For D.C. In August

White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen speaks Monday during a White House news briefing about children being separated from their parents who enter the U.S. illegally. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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When The White House Can't Be Believed

President Trump's order changing policy on separating children from their parents at the border may dampen the outrage factor. But NPR's David Folkenflik says the disbelief factor will endure.

When The White House Can't Be Believed

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An American Airlines plane departs Joint Base Andrews in Maryland in 2015. American, United and Frontier all released statements on Wednesday saying they did not want to be involved in transporting migrant children who have been separated from their families because of a Trump administration policy. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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'We Want No Part Of It': Airlines Say Flights Are Not For Separating Families

American Airlines, United and Frontier issued statements Wednesday asking that authorities refrain from using their flights for a controversial immigration policy that the president later walked back.

The steel used to build lobster traps like these, stacked up outside a fish market on Martha's Vineyard, is getting pricier, thanks to new tariffs. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry

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The factory that makes wire mesh used in the majority of North American lobster traps says steel tariffs will spike the cost of their product, and lobstermen will bear the brunt of the higher prices.

Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry

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The Milk Carton Kids' new album, All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do, comes out June 29. Joshua Black Wilkins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen: Milk Carton Kids, 'All The Things That I Did...'

The darkness that seeps into the duo's new songs is leavened, as always, by the sun-dappled beauty of two voices, perfectly paired.

First Listen: Milk Carton Kids, 'All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do'

Tereza Lee is the original "Dreamer" whose case inspired the first attempt in 2001 to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as minors. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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The Original DREAMer Recalls 'All Pervasive' Fear As An Undocumented Child

The DREAM Act all started with Tereza Lee. As Congress prepares to vote on immigration this week, she discusses her journey as an undocumented child and her views on the current moment.

The Original DREAMer Recalls 'All Pervasive' Fear As An Undocumented Child

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The Last 'Zero Tolerance' Border Policy Didn't Work

Prior administrations tried their own versions of the "zero tolerance" policy. The government learned there is no proof that prosecuting all illegal border crossers deters them from coming.

The Last 'Zero Tolerance' Border Policy Didn't Work

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President Trump's supporters cheer as he speaks at a rally in Nashville, Tenn., in May. While Democrats are fired up for these midterms, so are his voters. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Poll: Democrats Fired Up Against Trump In Midterms, But GOP Rallying Around Him

A new Pew poll finds that Americans on both sides of the aisle are more enthusiastic than usual about voting this fall and the president is a bigger factor than at any time in more than three decades.

Central American asylum seekers, including a Honduran girl, 2, and her mother, are taken into custody near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Japanese Americans, Border Separations Are Déjà Vu

The reports from the border this week sent a collective shudder through many Japanese American communities around the country.

For Some Japanese Americans, Border Separations Are Déjà Vu

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Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations, the investigative arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, lead a man away from Fresh Mark in Salem, Ohio, on Tuesday. The mass arrests were the result of the second such large-scale raid this month. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hide caption

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ICE Carries Out Its Largest Immigration Raid In Recent History, Arresting 146

More than 100 federal agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided a major meat supplier in Salem, Ohio, on Tuesday. It was ICE's second massive operation in Ohio in as many weeks.

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