Richard Gonzales Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco.
Richard Gonzales at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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A housing development sits nestled in the South Mountain foothills in the Ahwatukee neighborhood in Phoenix. The city saw the biggest jump in population in the U.S. between 2017 and 2018. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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The Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. Trump's executive order does not name Huawei, but it appears to be directed at the Chinese telecom manufacturer. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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In this Oct. 31 photo, a man has his face painted to represent efforts to defeat facial recognition. It was during a protest at Amazon headquarters over the company's facial recognition system. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Containers of Roundup are displayed on a store shelf in San Francisco. The verdict is the third recent court decision in California involving the glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer. Haven Daley/AP hide caption

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A shopper browses digital products at a market in Beijing. Trade tensions between China and the United States have grown significantly this week, after the Trump administration accused Beijing of backing down from commitments it had made in trade negotiations. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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An asylum-seeker rests outside El Chaparral port of entry while he waits for his turn to present himself to U.S. border authorities to request asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico, last month. A federal appeals court has granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily allow the government to continue to return asylum-seekers to Mexico while it appeals an ruling that blocked the policy. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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