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Big Red Machine, born of the friendship of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner, is less a band than a large-scale collaboration involving dozens of musicians. Graham Tolbert /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With Big Red Machine, Justin Vernon And Aaron Dessner Are Anti-Auteurs

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Gabriel Kahane's new album, Book of Travelers, was conceived on a two-week train ride across America. Josh Goleman/Nonesuch records hide caption

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Strangers On A Train: How Gabriel Kahane's Travels Inspired An Album Of Empathy

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In Satirical 'Severance,' A Stricken Country Works Itself To Death

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Davi Tatiana Chirino-Santos, 9, and her baby brother, Arnold Jafer Lopez-Santos, crossed with their mother, Jessica Carolina Santos Lopez. Though the journey was long, Chirino-Santos is looking forward to creating a better life in the U.S. She wants to study to be a doctor. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: What It's Like On Both Sides Of The U.S.-Mexico Border's Busiest Crossing

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Carlos Garcia plays with six-month-old Evin Wilson, with Evin's mother, Jacqui Wilson. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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An Unlikely Friendship: An Immigration Attorney And A Border Patrol Agent

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Raymondville officials are counting on the new detention facility and operator Management and Training Corp. to bring life back to its streets. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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As Private ICE Lockups Grow, Towns Could See Economic Boon

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A man rides his bike on one of the main streets in Raymondville, TX. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Detention Center In Texas That Once Burned During Riots Reopens

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The Casa del Migrante San Juan Diego y San Francisco in Matamoros, Mexico is a shelter that houses people who have been deported from the U.S. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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What Happens On The Other Side Of the U.S. Border In Mexico

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Dahani Gudiel, 25, from Guatemala turned herself and her three daughters in to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection outside of McAllen, Texas on Monday. Gudiel says she crossed the border seeking asylum after being threatened by gangs at home. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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A Look Into What Immigrant Families Face At Busiest Border Crossing

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A money trader holds wads of cash on the street in Harare. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Mugabe's Gone, But Zimbabwe Still Has A Serious Cash Shortage

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Did The Government Meet The Deadline To Reunite Migrant Families?

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People released from immigration detention centers are often dropped off at the McAllen bus station in Texas. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Hundreds Of Families Still Separated As Reunification Deadline Arrives

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Parker Posey Writes Her Own Myth In 'You're On An Airplane'

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Demi Lovato's fans have been tweeting their support to Lovato as the singer recovers from an alleged drug overdose. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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Reaction To Demi Lovato's Alleged Overdose Shows Changing Attitudes Toward Addiction

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