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Nearly 9,000 DACA Teachers Face An Uncertain Future

Classroom teachers covered by the federal immigration program could lose their jobs and face deportation unless Congress and the Trump administration reach agreement on protecting them.

Ballou High School, in Washington, D.C.'s Southeast quadrant, is located in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods and has struggled academically for years. An investigation by WAMU and NPR has found that the school's administration graduated dozens of students despite high rates of unexcused absences. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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In D.C., 34 Percent Of Graduates Received A Diploma Against District Policy

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Can We Go Back Hi-Tek, Ayak
Saving a Life Richard Houghten
I Told Ya Eliot Lipp
Pacifist's Lament Ani DiFranco
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Soul Alphabet Colleen

Tea Party activists hold a rally on Capitol Hill in 2010. That grassroots movement, with backing from the Koch political network, helped Republicans win back the House in the 2010 midterms. In 2018, the Koch network is on defense against Democratic gains. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Koch Brothers, Behind Tea Party Wave, Face Democrats' Rising Tide In 2018

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Just A Cloud (feat. Vilja Larjosto) Lusine
Funeral for a Killer (Instrumental) 9th Wonder, Murs
Bag of Bones Felix Laband
Never In a Million Years Apollo Brown
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Nearly 9,000 DACA Teachers Face An Uncertain Future

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Black Midas Ilyas Ahmed
Ocean John Butler
In This Ocean, Part I & II Kings Kaleidoscope

Tide detergent pods, from Procter & Gamble, are seen at a Safeway store in Wheaton, Md., in 2015. The pace of poisonings in the so-called Tide Pods Challenge is continuing to grow. Gary Cameron/Reuters hide caption

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Teenagers Are Still Eating Tide Pods, But Don't Expect A Product Redesign

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Typist and sometimes sex worker Lotte (Liv Lisa Fries) aspires to become a police detective in Babylon Berlin. Frederic Batier/X Filme Creative Pool hide caption

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Germany's 'Babylon Berlin' Crime Series Is Like 'Cabaret' On Cocaine

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Avant Gardener Courtney Barnett