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Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked

One of the Trump administration's top priorities is reshaping and restricting immigration. But many of the White House efforts have faced opposition from Congress, courts and local critics.

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happy when you're not here In Love With a Ghost

At Cambridge City Hall in Boston, Marcia Kadish (left) and Tanya McCloskey exchange rings as they are married before Clerk D. Margaret Drury on May 17, 2004. They were the first couple to be married in Cambridge that morning. Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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The 1st Legally Married Same-Sex Couple 'Wanted To Lead By Example'

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Periphescence Glowworm
Contrails Glowworm
Big Sky Country Leif Vollebekk
Reekin Palmistry

John Stokes, a student protester during the civil rights movement in the 1950's, speaks at a press conference in Richmond, Va., in 2004. As a high school senior in 1951, Stokes was one of the leaders of a student strike, protesting conditions at the all-black Moton High School in Virginia. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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65 Years After Brown v. Board of Education: 'It's Never Going To Be Easy'

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Ohmic Maps & Diagrams

Carly Rae Jepsen opens up about family, singlehood and the one that might've got away on her latest album, Dedicated. Meredith Rizzo and Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Carly Rae Jepsen Colors Outside The Lines

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Real Love Carly Rae Jepsen
Run Away with Me Carly Rae Jepsen

President Trump lays out a new immigration proposal in the Rose Garden at the White House on May 16. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked

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Sarah and her mother, Sonia Lopez, who says her strong faith has been a source of strength over the past year. Allison Hess for NPR hide caption

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This Teen Nearly Died In A School Shooting. Now She's Just Trying To Live

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On the Day You Saw the Dead Whale Mary Lattimore
Hello From the Edge of the Earth Mary Lattimore

At StoryCorps in Palm Springs, Calif., David Wilson (left) and his husband Robert Compton talk about how, as a same-sex couple, their treatment by others has changed since they were legally married in 2004. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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'That Day Wasn't About Us': One Of The 1st Same-Sex Married Couples Looks Back

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Photosphere Charles Atlas
the Snow Before us Charles Atlas
Lost Desired

Fort Scott, Kan., fills up on weekday afternoons as locals grab pizza, visit a coffeehouse or browse antique shops and a bookstore. Like other rural communities, the commercial areas also include empty storefronts. Christopher Smith for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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No Mercy: How A Kansas Town Is Grappling With Its Hospital's Closure

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Slow Ascent (9:30PM Downtown) Zachary Paul
Person With Feelings [Original Score] Zachary Paul
Telescopes Rudovsky
Moet Rudovsky
Friday I'm In Love (Love Mix) ST*RMAN

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