The Rio Grande as seen from the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Mexico, in 2019. A mother and her four daughters from Honduras crossed the river nearly three years ago to seek asylum. The daughters were released from a federally funded shelter and placed with their father in Virginia. Their mother is in a shelter in Honduras.
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The U.S. economy slowed sharply in the last three months of the year from the previous quarter as the pandemic made a resurgence and businesses had to close.
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