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The Trump administration threatened to raise proposed tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, escalating U.S. trade tensions with Beijing. Brian Snyder/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Administration Threatens Even Higher Tariffs On China

President Trump is ratcheting up the pressure on China over trade. The administration threatened to raise proposed tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent.

Savanna Madamombe, a political activist in Zimbabwe, at her family's home last month. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Political Activist Weighs In On Zimbabwe Violence

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Carolina Low The Decemberists
Left to Rust and Rot It Trees Could Talk
Return to Text Go Go Penguin

The Casa del Migrante San Juan Diego y San Francisco in Matamoros, Mexico is a shelter that houses people who have been deported from the U.S. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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What Happens On The Other Side Of the U.S. Border In Mexico

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Humpty Dumpty Marc Moulin
Cracks in My Soul Desert Sound Colony

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Trump Administration Threatens Even Higher Tariffs On China

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