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Opponents of President Trump's travel ban protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month. Legal challenges to the ban are likely to eventually reach the high court. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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5 Immigration Stories To Watch In 2018

Some of President Trump's most ambitious immigration policies have been blocked by the courts or stymied by Congress. Here are five immigration stories to watch in 2018.

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New Tomorrow Nitsua feat. Salem and Topix

The Salton Sea in 2000, when rising water flooded nearby brush. The water is red with micro-organisms. Getty Images hide caption

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'Farm To City' Deal To Dry Out Stretches Of California's Legendary Salton Sea

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OMS Burn Signal Hill
Congratulations, You're Alive Pray for Sound
Everywhere, Everywhere Pray for Sound
Yoake No Uta Eastern Youth
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Quest Under Capricorn The Shaolin Afronauts
End of a Sun The Shaolin Afronauts
Timeless John Abercrombie
Nobody But You (Instrumental) Charles Bradley

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accompanied by Pat Robertson after speaking at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., in February 2016. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Trump Scorns Mainstream News, But Not The Christian Broadcasting Network

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How Unicorns Help This 8-Year-Old Deal With Bullies

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Kneel Down Neil Cowley Trio
Mission Neil Cowley Trio
Listen to Me, My J. Post Jazz Mistress

China's ban means recycling is piling up at Rogue Waste System in southern Oregon. Employees Scott Fowler, Laura Leebrick and Garry Penning say their only option for now is to send it to a landfill. Jes Burns/OPB/EarthFix hide caption

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Your Good Times are Just Beginning Gold Panda
Friday I'm In Love (Orchestral Pop) Walt Ribeiro

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