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'Alternatives To Detention' Are Cheaper Than Jails, But Cases Take Far Longer

The Trump administration faces the same challenge as its predecessors: if you cannot detain immigrant families, how do you ensure they show up for hearings and deportation?

Prosecutors said on Wednesday that the FBI has information that Maria Butina has been in contact with Russia's FSB spy agency for as long as she has been in the United States. AP hide caption

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Judge Orders Maria Butina, Linked To Russian Spy Agency, Jailed Ahead Of Trial

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DigiLens is working on a new kind of head-up display for cars that would turn a driver's windshield into a screen. The idea is to make the images appear as if they're in the real world. Continental AG hide caption

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Glass Has Ancient Origins But A High-Tech Future

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Crime scene tape surrounds the Mandalay Hotel after a gunman killed at 58 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017. AFP Contributor/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawyer For Victims Being Sued By MGM Over Vegas Shooting Calls Suit 'Deplorable'

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Each Re-New home is furnished to meet the needs and tastes of families. Jay Shah/WPLN hide caption

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Furnishing Homes For A New Life After Domestic Violence

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Fernando Cardona, a real-life construction worker and Mexican immigrant, was cast in the lead role in En el Séptimo Día. His character Jose is a restaurant delivery worker and the star of his amateur soccer team. Courtesy of Cinema Guild hide caption

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On The Seventh Day, They Played Soccer

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'Alternatives To Detention' Are Cheaper Than Jails, But Cases Take Far Longer

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An early prototype of the silicon-chip-sized particle accelerator that physicists at Stanford are working on. Eventually, miniature accelerators might have a role in radiating tumors, the scientists say. SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory hide caption

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Physicists Go Small: Let's Put A Particle Accelerator On A Chip

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Dumisani Muleya, editor-in-chief of The Zimbabwe Independent. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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With Mugabe Out Of Power, This Zimbabwean Newspaper Editor Looks Ahead

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"I think Sarah has done a great job of making sure that she understands what the president wants," says Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says in an interview at NPR with Mary Louise Kelly on Wednesday. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Sean Spicer Praises Successor Sanders: 'She Understands What The President Wants'

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