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Ms. A.B. is seeking asylum in the U.S. after suffering more than a decade of domestic violence in El Salvador. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has personally intervened in her case. Kevin D. Liles for NPR hide caption

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This Salvadoran Woman Is At The Center Of The Attorney General's Asylum Crackdown

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is personally intervening in the case of one woman from El Salvador. He is questioning whether she and other domestic violence survivors deserve asylum in the U.S.

Images of President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are shown in Seoul earlier this month. The two men are scheduled to meet on June 12, but there are doubts and when or whether a meeting will occur. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Minting Coin For North Korea Summit, White House Accused Of Early Celebration

The White House is preparing for a meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un on June 12. Despite Pyongyang's threats to back out, the White House has made a coin commemorating the event.

Marcos Carbono (center) joins with others in front of the Venezuelan Consulate in Miami to protest against the weekend's election in Venezuela. Analysts say the U.S. and other countries could see more immigration from the South American country as its crisis continues. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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What The World Needs To Do After Venezuela's Vote

Venezuela's latest vote will worsen its crisis as it consolidates its socialist authoritarian system. But Washington is not well-positioned to lead the charge to stop it, writes Ted Piccone.


Kaitlyn McCollum teaches at Columbia Central High School in Tennessee. After being told her TEACH grant paperwork was late, her grants were converted to loans. "I'm on the phone in between classes ... trying to get all of this information together, crying, trying to plead my case," she says. Stacy Kranitz for NPR hide caption

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Education Department Launches 'Top-To-Bottom' Review Of Teachers' Grant Program

Public school teachers across the country say they've been improperly hit with thousands of dollars in debt when paperwork errors turned their grants into loans that they're now supposed to pay back.

Education Department Launches 'Top-To-Bottom' Review Of Teachers' Grant Program

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Watch: Mark Zuckerberg Speaks To European Union Parliament

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with European Union Parliament members on Tuesday to discuss allegations that the personal data of European Facebook users was misused.

A demonstration in Copenhagen, Denmark, in support of Syrian migrants. A new study looks at the benefit of offering physical and psychological support to refugees who have been tortured. Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Therapy For Torture Victims Has Surprising Economic Benefit, Study Says

Danish researchers analyzed the cost of treating refugees who have been tortured — both physical and psychological — and the economic impact.

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism on Capitol Hill May 8, 2017. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Facts And Fears,' Ex-Spy Boss Clapper Comes In From The Cold, Badly Chilled

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper recalls a lifetime of service in the spy business as he perceives Washington, D.C., crumbling around him.

Indians standing in a line outside a hospital wear masks as a precautionary measure against the Nipah virus at the Government Medical College hospital in Kozhikode, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, on Monday. AP hide caption

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10 Dead From Nipah Virus In Southern India

The disease, first seen in 1998 in Malaysia, has a particularly high mortality rate. Bats are suspected to have transmitted the virus in the most recent outbreak in India's southern state of Kerala.

DNA isolated from a small sample of saliva or blood, can now fairly inexpensively yield information about a person's relative risk of developing dozens of diseases or medical conditions. GIPhotoStock/Cultura RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Routine DNA Screening Moves Into Primary Care

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The Pennsylvania-based health care chain Geisinger Health System plans to soon offer DNA sequencing as part of routine care for all patients. Is there a downside?

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