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Romero is detained at a county park near McAllen, Texas, after wading across the Rio Grande. He says he left Central America to avoid conscription by street gangs and to join his family in the U.S. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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From A Stream To A Flood: Migrant Kids Overwhelm U.S. Border Agents

Of the hundreds of migrants that U.S. border agents catch daily in the Rio Grande Valley, 20 percent are unaccompanied minors. Instead of catching lawbreakers, the agents say, they're baby-sitting.

Medtronic Chairman Omar Ishrak said the $43 billion merger with Covidien isn't just about cutting taxes — it makes business sense. Brendan McDermid/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Business

U.S.-Foreign Mergers Raise Calls For Tax Reforms

3 min

U.S.-Foreign Mergers Raise Calls For Tax Reforms

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Music

The Rhythm That's A Way Of Living

5 min

The Rhythm That's A Way Of Living

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ian McLagan released his first studio album in five years, United States, on Tuesday. Jim Chapin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Ian McLagan's Song For A Muse

3 min

Ian McLagan's Song For A Muse

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Romero is detained at a county park near McAllen, Texas, after wading across the Rio Grande. He says he left Central America to avoid conscription by street gangs and to join his family in the U.S. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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From A Stream To A Flood: Migrant Kids Overwhelm U.S. Border Agents

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