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Former U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Calls Trump's Immigration Policies 'Un-American'

Roberta Jacobson, who resigned as ambassador in May, says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration agenda is "draconian."

Former U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Calls Trump's Immigration Policies 'Un-American'

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The Aquarius rescue ship enters the port of Valencia on Sunday. The 630 migrants whose rescue sparked a major migration row in Europe began disembarking in Spain after a turbulent week that saw Italy turn away the Aquarius ship. Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rescue Ships Holding More Than 600 Migrants Reach Spain

A convoy of rescue ships docked in Spain Sunday, after more than 600 migrants — including children and pregnant women — were turned away by Italy and Malta.

Kathy Kraninger, left, is seen in a 2008 photo, during her tenure the as Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy under Director Michael Chertoff, center. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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President Trump To Tap Mulvaney Associate To Lead Consumer Bureau

The White House says Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB has lost much of its watchdog role.

Billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong officially takes control of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune as soon as Monday, sources familiar with the deal tell NPR. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Tronc's Sale Of 'LA Times' Set To Close, Bringing End To Newsroom Crisis

The sale of the paper is expected to be finalized this weekend, transferring ownership from troubled parent company Tronc to billionaire California inventor and investor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.

A new exhibition at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate in Charlottesville, Va., displays artifacts from Sally Hemings, in her living quarters. Jefferson fathered six of her children. Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello hide caption

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Jefferson's Monticello Makes Room For Sally Hemings

A new exhibit at Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate gives humanity to the enslaved woman who bore six of his children.

Jefferson's Monticello Makes Room For Sally Hemings

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In separate remarks to reporters at the White House on Friday, President Trump insisted he wanted to see Congress pass legislation that would end his administration's policy of separating migrant families at the border. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Injects Chaos Into Immigration Debate — Opposing, Then Backing GOP Bill

Trump said Friday that he would not sign a House GOP immigration bill crafted to meet his policy demands, triggering confusion. Later, a White House spokesman said the president backed the measure.

Mj Rodriguez's Pose character, Blanca, is an HIV-positive ball competitor who decides to leave her drag house to create a new one from scratch. JoJo Whilden/FX hide caption

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'You Just Serve As Much As You Can': Mj Rodriguez On Ball Culture And 'Pose'

The FX drama stars several transgender actors, including Rodriguez. She says, "It's great that finally our stories are getting to be told."

'You Just Serve As Much As You Can': Mj Rodriguez On Ball Culture And 'Pose'

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In Bao, a Chinese woman with empty-nest syndrome finds relief when one of her dumplings springs to life. Disney/Pixar hide caption

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In Pixar's First Female-Directed Short, A Dumpling Child Fills An Empty Nest

Bao was written and directed by Domee Shi, who started working at Pixar as an intern. It tells the story of a woman who discovers joy — and sorrow — when a steamed bun she makes comes to life.

In Pixar's First Female-Directed Short, A Dumpling Child Fills An Empty Nest

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The March For Our Lives movement is hitting the road this summer to register young people to vote ahead of the November mid-term elections. Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Parkland Survivors Launch Tour To Register Young Voters And Get Them Out In November

Student survivors from the shooting in Parkland, Fla., embark on a 20-state bus tour aimed at registering young people to vote, but this demographic typically sits out mid-term elections.

Parkland Survivors Launch Tour To Register Young Voters And Get Them Out In November

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Patty, a 27-year-old betel nut seller in Goroka, says her husband is unemployed and sometimes steals the income she earns. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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For Women In Papua New Guinea, Income From Selling Betel Nut Can Come At Heavy Price

Selling betel nut is a popular way for women to earn income. But their husbands sometimes beat them or force them to hand over their earnings.

For Women In Papua New Guinea, Income From Selling Betel Nut Can Come At Heavy Price

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Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami, photographed at a news conference in 2015, said the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their families "goes against the values of our nation." Sid Hastings/AP hide caption

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Faith Leaders Oppose Trump's Immigration Policy Of Separating Children From Parents

They condemn a border practice of tearing children away from their parents. It is an attempt to "weaponize children," Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski tells NPR's Weekend Edition.

Allen "Big Al" Morris scans the Utah terrain for coyotes. Since he entered the competition in 1996, the coyote hunter has notched a record four wins at the annual World Championship Coyote Calling Contest. Alexi Horowitz/NPR hide caption

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Hunting Competitions Put Coyotes In The Crosshairs

During coyote hunting derbies, contestants vie to kill more coyotes than their competitors. Wildlife activists believe the competitions are unethical, and are pushing to make them a thing of the past.

Coyote In The Crosshairs

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