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Central American migrants, sent from the United States, walk out in the streets of Guatemala City after arriving at the airport on Feb. 13, 2020. When asylum-seekers land in Guatemala, they are processed by immigration and asked if they want to stay in Guatemala or return to their countries. They are given 72 hours to decide. Oliver de Ros/AP hide caption

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Asylum-Seekers Reaching U.S. Border Are Being Flown To Guatemala

Hundreds of asylum-seekers are not getting a chance to make their case in U.S. immigration court. Instead, the migrants are put on planes to Guatemala and told to ask for asylum there.

Karnes County National Bank is headquartered in the oil drilling boom town of Karnes City, Texas. Bank President Trip Ruckman says his community has survived busts in the past and will survive this one too. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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The U.S. Oil Industry Was Already Struggling Before the Saudi-Russian Price War

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A father holding his son's hand while checking the information board in a train station in Iran's capital, Tehran. Schools were closed and many public gatherings, including Friday prayers, were canceled as the coronavirus spread in Iran, even infecting senior officials. Marjan Yazdi for NPR hide caption

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Coronavirus Spreads In Iran, Piling More Problems On The Sanctions-Hit Country

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A bus stop with a poster promoting the 2020 census sits empty in New Rochelle, N.Y., a New York City suburb where National Guard members were sent to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Yuki Iwamura/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Is Making It Even Harder For The Census To Count Every U.S. Resident

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Central American migrants, sent from the United States, walk out in the streets of Guatemala City after arriving at the airport on Feb. 13, 2020. When asylum-seekers land in Guatemala, they are processed by immigration and asked if they want to stay in Guatemala or return to their countries. They are given 72 hours to decide. Oliver de Ros/AP hide caption

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Asylum-Seekers Reaching U.S. Border Are Being Flown To Guatemala

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Best known as the frontman of '90s underground powerhouse Pavement, Stephen Malkmus explores folk on his new album Traditional Techniques. "It's almost scary, the naked quiet," he says. SamuelGehrke/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stephen Malkmus On The Challenge Of Playing Acoustically And Pavement's Reunion

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