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Jose Rolon Rivera, 7, receives medication for his asthma at the San Jorge Children's Hospital in Puerto Rico. The hospital only has enough fuel to power its emergency generators until Saturday, an administrator says. Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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In Puerto Rico, Relying On Luck And Enough Gas To Get Medical Care

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As in the rest of the country, growers in heavily agricultural northern Michigan rely overwhelmingly on migrant laborers to work the fields and orchards. Most of the pickers are from Mexico. Growers say it's just about impossible to find Americans to do this work. Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

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'They're Scared': Immigration Fears Exacerbate Migrant Farmworker Shortage

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Carmen Rivera (at left in the orange dress) sits on a cot at the Cataño shelter. She suffers from severe asthma and knee pain and has had to be rushed by ambulance to the hospital for asthma treatment twice since the hurricane. She says she feels forgotten by authorities. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Desperation In Puerto Rican Town Where 60 Percent Are Now Homeless

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Houston Experiences Extreme Flooding As Rain Continues To Fall From Harvey

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Hurricane Harvey left damaged homes in Sienna Plantation, a collection of subdivisions in Missouri City, about 20 miles south of Houston. Marisa Peñaloza/NPR hide caption

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Devon Arthurs, 18, was arrested after leading police to the bodies of his two roommates. He told officers he killed them because they disrespected his recent conversion to Islam. Tampa Police Dept. via AP hide caption

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Florida Killings: Radical Islam And The Far Right, Under One Roof

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Mildred and Richard Loving in 1965. AP hide caption

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"Equal protection for Negroes"

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Married in 2008, Angela Ross (center) and her husband D.J. live in Copper Hill, Va., with two of their five children, Jordis, 11 (left), and Marianna, 7. More than 50 years ago, their interracial marriage would have been illegal in Virginia. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Interracial Marriages Face Pushback 50 Years After Loving

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Most people in the world have never experienced the taste of the kind of tortillas Hilda Pastor makes using heirloom corn. That's because of the rise of mass-produced instant corn flour. Marisa Peñaloza/NPR hide caption

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Yalieth Gonzalez and her baby Micaela Delgado at the Maternal Infant Studies Center at the University of Puerto Rico. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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Living With Zika In Puerto Rico Means Watching, Waiting And Fearing Judgment

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At the Germán Rieckehoff Olympic Village in Salinas, Puerto Rico young athletes train in this swimming pool. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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In Competitive Sports, Puerto Ricans Gain A Sense Of Independence

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The Capitol of Puerto Rico, Capitolio de Puerto Rico, in San Juan. Puerto Rico is under federal control, but isn't allowed voting representation in Congress, and residents can't vote for president. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Ricans Reflect On A Century Of (Limited) Citizenship

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Toronto has become home to many new people. Carlos Pacheco/Flickr hide caption

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For A Stark Contrast To U.S. Immigration Policy, Try Canada

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