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Person Responsible For Nashville's Christmas Day Blast Is Identified

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Investigators In Nashville Looking For The How And Why To Christmas Day Explosion

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Dynamite raises clouds of dust above Guadalupe Canyon, near the New Mexico-Arizona border. The Diamond A Ranch, which is located next to the construction site, has sued the government, claiming the blasting has sent "car-sized boulders tumbling down onto ranch property." John Kurc hide caption

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Contractors Dynamite Mountains, Bulldoze Desert In Race To Build Trump's Border Wall

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Accordion players Marc Savoy and Corey Ledet are musicians in South Louisiana who play traditional Cajun and Zydeco music. Some bands are struggling to survive and missing the culture that they help to sustain. Lily Brooks for NPR hide caption

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COVID-19 Hits Hard For South Louisiana's Cajun Musicians

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Immigrants seeking asylum are seen last year at the ICE South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop expelling immigrant children who cross the southern border alone as an anti-coronavirus measure. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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In the Guadalupe Canyon in southeastern Arizona, work crews are dynamiting mountainsides and bulldozing access roads in this stunning landscape to make way for the border wall. Mexico is on the left. John Kurc hide caption

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Trump's Border Wall Builders Carry On Even Though Projects May Never Be Completed

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What Will Happen To Trump's Border Wall After Biden Is Inaugurated?

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Many Texans Who Voted For Trump Are Not In A Conciliatory Mood

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How Texas' Longtime Democratic And Heavily Latino County Flipped Red

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Iván and his mother, Hilda Ramirez, have taken refuge in a suburban church in Austin, Texas, for more than four and a half years. She says they fled his abusive grandfather in Guatemala five years ago, made it to the Texas border, and asked for asylum from the Obama administration. But she says their treatment under President Trump has been worse. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Sanctuary Immigrants Take Refuge In Texas Church, Watch Election Closely

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During Trump Presidency, Sanctuary Immigrants Take Refuge In Texas Church

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Fisher Industries workers move sections of border wall last year near the point where New Mexico, Texas and Mexico come together. Jordyn Rozensky and Justin Hamel for The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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His Private Border Wall Enraged Neighbors. Then He Got $2B To Build Walls For Trump

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Amid The Destruction Of Hurricane Delta, Humanity Rises To The Occasion

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Cleanup Begins After Hurricane Delta Pummels Louisiana

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