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Mourners participate in a candle light vigil for the victims of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue shooting at the Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church on April 27, 2019 in Poway, Calif. Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. Border Patrol agent takes an immigrant into custody in December 2018. Numerous members of the migrant caravan crossed over from Tijuana to San Diego but were quickly taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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In 2017 the Trump Administration put up eight border wall prototypes to demonstrate the "next generation" of border barriers. On Wednesday, all but one were demolished. Max Rivlin-Nadler for NPR hide caption

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A young man and a little girl look at the border fence from Playas de Tijuana, Mexico. Photojournalist Ariana Drehsler has been covering the caravan of migrants for weeks. In December, Customs and Border Protection agents began pulling her over for questioning each time she crossed back into the U.S. Ariana Drehsler for NPR hide caption

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Darling Adalid Mercado, 19 (center), left his home in Ocotepeque, Honduras, three months ago to flee town thugs who wanted to recruit him. Guillermo Arias for NPR hide caption

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A Waiting Game For Immigrants And Border Agents On 2 Sides Of The Wall

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Chief Patrol Agent Rodney Scott stands near an old border monument at the base of the San Ysidro Mountains in southern San Diego County where current fencing ends. John Francis Peters for NPR hide caption

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Border Patrol Makes Its Case For An Expanded 'Border Barrier'

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San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott (middle) and California State Senator Toni Atkins (second, right) stand with officers from California's Department of Fish and Wildlife. The group announced charges in an ivory trafficking case Tuesday. Hilary Nemchik/San Diego City Attorney's Office hide caption

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At the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier in southern California, researchers logged the warmest sea surface temperature in 102 years. Tim Buss/Flickr hide caption

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Central American asylum-seekers ride a bus to Tijuana on Wednesday, while passing through San Luis Rio Colorado along the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of immigrants, the remnants of a caravan of Central Americans that began almost a month ago, set out on the last leg of their journey north in Mexico. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A plane en route to John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif., was losing altitude so the pilot decided to take the freeway. Capt. Chris Coates/Costa Mesa Fire Department hide caption

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Representative Darrell Issa, R-Calif., became the 31st Republican to announce he is not seeking re-election in this year's midterms. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Wat Arun or the "Temple of Dawn" is a Buddhist temple on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. It is one of the best known of Bangkok landmarks and often used as the icon for the city. John S Lander/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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The San Diego Chargers prepare to take the field before a Jan. 1 game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Qualcomm Stadium, in what was the final home game for the Chargers in San Diego. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images hide caption

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Police in El Cajon, Calif., provided this image, which they say is a still from a bystander's cellphone video of the shooting of an unarmed black man on Tuesday. Police say the man was pointing an object — which was not a weapon — at an officer. El Cajon Police Department hide caption

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Luna, a German shepherd-husky mix, survived in the wild for five weeks after swimming 2 miles to shore when she fell off her owner's fishing boat. U.S. Navy - Naval Base Coronado Via Facebook hide caption

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