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Border Agency Revises And Makes Public Its Use Of Force Policy

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Tom and Bonnie Lewis were stopped on a trip from Texas to New Hampshire because they were flying along a known drug air route. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After Private Pilots Complain, Customs Rethinks Intercept Policy

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Members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God pray at Redemption Camp in Floyd, Texas, in 2009. The church is on a mission to spread to every city in North America. Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Nigerian Church Spreads African-Style Zeal Across North America

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Patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border can be dangerous. Still, critics say there isn't enough public accountability when Border Patrol agents use deadly force. Eric Thayer/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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U.S. Border Patrol's Response To Violence In Question

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U.S. Border Patrol Scrutinized For Increasing Fatalities

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The faithful follow penitentes — lay members of a Catholic brotherhood — to Mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz, N.M., on Holy Thursday in 2013. Brian Snyder/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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In New Mexico, A Brotherhood Of Ancient Hymns

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The Rev. David Buck sits next to the Jesus the Homeless statue that was installed in front of his church, St. Alban's Episcopal, in Davidson, N.C. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

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Fort Hood Memorializes Shooting Victims, Obama Attends

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Second Deadly Shooting At Fort Hood Raises Multiple Questions

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Fort Hood Suffers Another Shooting Tragedy

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Onscreen But Out Of Sight, TV Preachers Avoid Tax Scrutiny

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Marcus and Joni Lamb, founders of Daystar, also host their own show, as seen in this screenshot from their network. With $233 million in assets, Daystar is the largest religious television network in America that also calls itself a church. Daystar Television Network hide caption

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Listen: Part 1

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Leaving Behind The Cartel's 'Songs Of Death'

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A woman uses a cash machine at an HSBC bank office in Mexico City. The multi-national bank was heavily penalized several years ago for permitting huge transfers of drug cartel money between Mexico and the U.S. Enric Marti/AP hide caption

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Awash In Cash, Drug Cartels Rely On Big Banks To Launder Profits

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