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Hillary Clinton's Senate Years Provide Insight Into How She Might Govern

NPR takes a look back at Hillary Clinton's Senate years and what her policy and personality say about how she would govern as president.
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Inside A Georgia Immigration Court, One Man Fights To Stay With His Family

Thousands of immigrants go through the Lumpkin, Ga., immigration court yearly. More than 97 percent of them lose and are deported. NPR follows the case of one man whose lawyer thinks he has a shot at winning.
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U.S. Doctors Prepare For Arrival Of Zika Virus

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of public health and environmental services in Harris County, Texas, about what they're doing to prepare their community for Zika, and how they're paying for it.
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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Eye General Election After Key Primary Wins

After winning key Northeastern primaries, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are pivoting to the general election.
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Congress Poised To Approve Bill Designating Bison As National Mammal

Move over bald eagles, there's a new animal in town — bison! The National Bison Legacy Act, which designated the magnificent beasts as the national mammal, passed the House on Tuesday. The Senate is expected to pass the act later this week. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Germaine White, cultural specialist for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes in northwest Montana.
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One Last Push In Congress To Change Punishment For Drug Crimes This Year

A bipartisan group of Senators is making one last push to overhaul the way drug criminals are punished before Capitol Hill shuts down this year.
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In Houston, Pregnant Women And Their Doctors Weigh Risks Of Zika

Mosquitoes infected with Zika haven't turned up along the U.S. Gulf Coast yet, but could thrive in the region's sultry summer weather. Pregnant women and their doctors are already taking precautions.
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For State Department's LGBTI Envoy, Every Country Is A Different Challenge

Randy Berry says the U.S. is supporting activists worldwide, but is also aware of risks they face. That was driven home with the killing of a gay activist who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh.

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Authorities Arrest 3 People Connected To One Of The San Bernardino Killers

The brother of gunman Syed Rizwan Farook was among those taken into custody over what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy involving a "sham marriage."
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Keeping Bees Safe: It's A Ruff Job, But This Doggy Detective Gets It Done

Mack is the newest addition to the Maryland Department of Agriculture's apiary inspection team. He uses his superior sniffer to find hives infected with a contagious disease that kills bee colonies.

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