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A Border Patrol agent offers water to two men caught after illegally entering the U.S. through the Arizona desert. Roughly 80,000 federal workers have jobs related to immigration enforcement. Ted Robbins/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Grows An Industrial Complex Along The Border

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Five years after suing Newsweek, Lynn Povich became the magazine's first female senior editor. Povich writes that her then-colleague Oz Elliott (right) was one of the first to say, "God, weren't we awful?" Bernard Gotfryd/Courtesy of PublicAffairs Book hide caption

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Tina Brown's Must Reads: The Modern Woman

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Quarterback Matt Stafford and the Detroit Lions will travel to San Francisco to play the 49ers Sunday night. Because their body clocks are set to the Eastern time zone, the Lions could be at a disadvantage. Rick Osentoski/AP hide caption

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NFL's West Coast Teams Have An Edge: The Sandman

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