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William Linares, a 5-year-old from Honduras, plays in an encampment where he is living near the international bridge in Matamoros, Mexico, on April 30. The boy is traveling with his mother, Suanny Gomez, and seeking asylum in the United States. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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As The Line Into America Slows, Communities Form, And Wait, On The Mexican Side

U.S. border officials strictly limit the number of asylum seekers they allow to legally cross ports of entry every day, creating an enormous backlog of migrants in places like Matamoros.

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William Linares, a 5-year-old from Honduras, plays in an encampment where he is living near the international bridge in Matamoros, Mexico, on April 30. The boy is traveling with his mother, Suanny Gomez, and seeking asylum in the United States. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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As The Line Into America Slows, Communities Form, And Wait, On The Mexican Side

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Remembering iTunes' Cultural Significance

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Why Octopuses Might Be The Next Lab Rats

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Astronomers Worry That Elon Musk's New Satellites Will Ruin The View

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The genetic variation Chinese scientist He Jiankui was trying to re-create when he edited twin girls' DNA may be more harmful than helpful to health overall, a new study says. Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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2 Chinese Babies With Edited Genes May Face Higher Risk Of Premature Death

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Sinkane Harnesses Hope For Sudan In 'Dépaysé' Album

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