One year after Carmen's death, April Schentrup stands beside a photograph of her daughter that was used during her funeral but now rests in the family's new home. April, who worked as an elementary school principal near Parkland, Fla., now advocates for gun reform.
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A section of border wall is constructed on the U.S. side of the border on Jan. 28 in Tijuana, Mexico. Congress and President Trump continue to spar over how much additional border security funding will be allotted.
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Health officials say the number of confirmed cases of measles in western Washington has grown to at least 30, with nine more cases suspected. Clark County Public Health said on Jan. 25 that 29 of the cases were in southwest Washington with one confirmed case in King County, which is home to Seattle.
In Mexican border towns, big discount drugstores, as well as small pharmacies like this one in Tijuana, market their less expensive medicines to American tourists.
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Trucking companies have had a tough time hiring drivers willing to hit the road for long hauls. Now the U.S. is speeding toward a critical shortage of truck drivers in the next few years and companies are upping pay, making the job easier, and opening it up to new kinds of drivers.