John Burnett John Burnett is the Southwest Correspondent on the National Desk.

Schools In Sutherland Springs Working To Help Students Cope With Church Shooting

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Vice President Pence Visits Small Texas Community Following Deadly Shooting

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In Texas, Many Believe Carrying Guns With Them Will Prevent The Next Massacre

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Texas Officials Say Domestic Situation With Gunman's Family Could Be Link To Church

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Gunman Opens Fire On Texas Congregation, More Than 2 Dozen Killed

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Inocencia Garcia, 67, needs a medical procedure for a chronic bladder infection. But she won't go to see a San Antonio doctor because that would mean crossing the federal checkpoint. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Fearing Checkpoints, Undocumented Immigrants Cut Off From Medical Care

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The Border Patrol says it was compelled to follow the law in detaining 10-year-old Rosa Maria Hernandez last week. Bill Wechter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawyers Sue To Demand Release Of Undocumented Child With Cerebral Palsy

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10-Year-Old Girl Is Detained By Border Patrol After Emergency Surgery

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Competitors who are hoping to gain approval to build the border wall have until the first of next month to complete their work. Bill Wechter for NPR hide caption

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30-Foot Border Wall Prototypes Erected In San Diego Borderlands

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Hospitals in Puerto Rico are dealing with no power, no air conditioning, no local water, no local food, no Internet and very limited communication. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption

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112 Degrees With No Water: Puerto Rican Hospitals Battle Life And Death Daily

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President Trump To Assess Hurricane Relief Efforts In Puerto Rico

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Trump To Visit Puerto Rico As Humanitarian Crisis Continues

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Some Progress Visible Amid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Effort

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Dr. Ariel Lugo looks at a damaged tree on the grounds of the University of Puerto Rico's Botanical Gardens. "You asked me who got defoliated, everyone did," Lugo says about the bare trees. Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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After Hurricane's Wrath, Puerto Rico's Green Forests Turn Bare Brown

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