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As U.S. Steelmakers Cheer Tariffs, A Michigan Factory's Future Looks Bleak

While some U.S. steel manufacturers may be embracing tariffs on imported steel, it could hurt some small manufacturers. Simonds International says it could put its Michigan plant out of business.

China has built one of the world's most formidable steel-producing sectors over the years. Above, a Chinese worker cuts steel in Qingdao in eastern Shandong province in January. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Churns Out Half The World's Steel, And Other Steelmakers Feel Pinched

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Armando Iannucci at the Los Angeles premiere of The Death of Stalin. Tara Ziemba/Getty Images hide caption

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If It's Awkward, 'My Instinct Is To Make Fun Of It,' Says Armando Iannucci

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Teachers from across the country shared their experiences. Clockwise from top left: Westley Aliquo, Bailey Coffman, Jennifer Eller, Lewis Maday-Travis, Ei Meeker, Mario Suarez, McKinley Morrison and Sam Long. NPR hide caption

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More Than Half Of Transgender Teachers Surveyed Tell NPR They Are Harassed At Work

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As U.S. Steelmakers Cheer Tariffs, A Michigan Factory's Future Looks Bleak

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A man walks on Benning Road in Northeast Washington, D.C., in front of the Greater Northeast Medical Center, where Dr. Edwin Chapman works. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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The Opioid Crisis Is Surging In Black, Urban Communities

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Zoila Gutierrez (left) is a student in the Encuentro home health aide class in Albequerque. Though her youngest daughter is a citizen and two older kids are registered under DACA, Gutierrez doesn't have papers, and knows she may have to leave her job and return to Mexico. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Immigration Policy Threatens Shake-Up In Home Health Business

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