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On Its Confident Debut, Phox Puts A Reluctant Voice Front And Center

Phox frontwoman Monica Martin has an impeccable voice. But if it weren't for bandmate Matt Holmen and the rest of the Wisconsin band, it might have stayed hidden.

Keone Nunes, a Native Hawaiian tattoo artist, says prayers to "awaken" the tattoo tools and bless the ink. Two "stretchers" pull the skin tight on the chest of Kaiola Farin to enable Nunes to tap straight lines. Wayne Yoshioka/Hawaii Public Radio hide caption

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Honolulu Police Chief's Ban On Visible Tattoos Sparks Criticism

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Wilderness Royal Bangs
East Africa Augustus Pablo
South of Nowhere Spanish Gold
Turn It Up Shitake Monkey

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Breeding Battle Threatens Key Source Of California Strawberries

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Stranger In Town Pat Metheny
Cowboys and Chorus Girls ALO
Contact Daft Punk
Flashdance Deep Dish

Boys in a holding area at a Border Protection center in Nogales, Ariz. Generally, minors are put into deportation proceedings and given a "Notice To Appear" in immigration court, but they have permission to stay in the country while the U.S. decides their fate. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Influx Of Children Creates New Strain On Beleaguered Immigration Courts

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Hugo Pascual Tomas Manuel, 15, attends English classes at the Guatemalan-Maya Center in Lake Worth, Fla. He grew up speaking Q'anjob'al, or Kanjobal, an indigenous Mayan language. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Language Barriers Pose Challenges For Mayan Migrant Children

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Just Ain't Me Tommy Guerrero
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Ubiquitous 3 Brave Souls
We Learn Rob Cross
Last Crusade Sam Roberts Band
Su-Bo's Mental Meltdown Portico Quartet
Tu Fin, Mi Comienzo Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada
Balkan Reggae [Jstar Mix] Mahala Raï Banda

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On Its Confident Debut, Phox Puts A Reluctant Voice Front And Center

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Kingfisher Phox
Likely Ada

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