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Chris Crane, president of the union that represents deportation agents, officers and employees of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in April. Crane has been a vocal opponent of the proposed immigration overhaul. Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times/Landov hide caption

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It's All Politics

Public Employee Unions Take Issue With Immigration Overhaul

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Public Employee Unions Take Issue With Immigration Overhaul

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By leasing land for drilling, city leaders in Youngstown, Ohio, hope to generate funds to demolish vacant buildings. M.L. Schultze for NPR hide caption

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Business

What's Under Youngstown May Help What's On Top

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What's Under Youngstown May Help What's On Top

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George Porter, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, at his home in Sacramento, Calif., in 2007. Porter joined the armed forces in 1942 and served as a crew chief, squadron inspector and flight engineer with the Army Air Forces and the Air Force. Paul Kitagaki Jr./MCT/Landov hide caption

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Remembering Heroes Of The Second World War

For Tuskegee Airman George Porter, Failure Was Not An Option

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For Tuskegee Airman George Porter, Failure Was Not An Option

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Free introductory copies of the Baton Rouge Advocate's new New Orleans edition are seen next to copies of The Times-Picayune at Lakeside News in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie in September. The Baton Rouge newspaper started its own daily edition to try to fill the void left when The Times-Picayune scaled back its print edition to three days a week. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Two Newspapers Battle It Out For The New Orleans Market

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Cicada: It's what's for dinner? Sean Bush/AP hide caption

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Cooking With Cicadas: No Weirder Than Eating Cheese?

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President Obama speaks at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., on May 23. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Why Obama Wants To Change The Key Law In The Terrorism Fight

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Why Obama Wants To Change The Key Law In The Terrorism Fight

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What a potential employer finds when researching an applicant online can make or break a job opportunity. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Fixing Your Online Reputation: There's An Industry For That

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Fixing Your Online Reputation: There's An Industry For That

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Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony. Bill Swerbenski/San Francisco Symphony hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

100 Years After The Riot, The 'Rite' Remains

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100 Years After The Riot, The 'Rite' Remains

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A couple waits for a high-speed train in the Chinese city of Qinhuangdao. Modern infrastructure and the expanding private sector have greatly increased efficiency and customer service in many parts of Chinese life. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In China, Customer Service And Efficiency Begin To Blossom

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NPR's Andrea Hsu paid $75 for her midcentury modern table and chairs, shown here in a 1963 Drexel Declaration catalog. She quickly realized it was a steal. Courtesy Drexel Heritage hide caption

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Reporter's Notebook

Midcentury Furniture + Grandkid Nostalgia = Modern Trend

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Midcentury Furniture + Grandkid Nostalgia = Modern Trend

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Former Deputy Attorney General James B. Comey waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on May 15, 2007. NPR has learned that Comey is in line to become President Obama's choice as the next FBI director. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way

Former Justice Official In Line To Be Named FBI Chief

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Former Justice Official In Line To Be Named FBI Chief

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