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A woman known in court papers as Ms. A.B. is seeking asylum in the U.S. after suffering more than a decade of domestic violence in El Salvador. Attorney General Merrick Garland is vacating controversial legal decisions his predecessors issued in her case. Kevin D. Liles for NPR hide caption

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The Justice Department Overturns Rules That Limited Asylum For Survivors Of Violence

In a victory for survivors of domestic and gang violence, the Department of Justice on Wednesday vacated the controversial Trump-era decisions.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in December. The Fed said on Wednesday it will continue providing support to the economy despite the rise in consumer prices. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP hide caption

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Federal Reserve Will Continue Supporting The Economy Despite Surging Prices

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People set off consumer aerial fireworks last July Fourth in Reading, Pa. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading (Pa.) Eagle via Getty Images hide caption

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Good Luck Finding Fireworks. Sales Are Booming, But A Shortage Looms

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"We are all human" and "Black Lives Matter" billboards light up Times Square on June 23, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Companies Are Finding Out They Need Help With Diversity Messaging

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A woman known in court papers as Ms. A.B. is seeking asylum in the U.S. after suffering more than a decade of domestic violence in El Salvador. Attorney General Merrick Garland is vacating controversial legal decisions his predecessors issued in her case. Kevin D. Liles for NPR hide caption

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The Justice Department Overturns Policy That Limited Asylum For Survivors Of Violence

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A giant sinkhole in Santa Maria Zacatepec, Mexico, is almost 500 feet across and has already swallowed the house pictured above since June 9. Hector Vivas/Getty Images hide caption

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Larger Than A Football Field (And Growing), Sinkhole Has Swallowed 1 House, 2 Dogs

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