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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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May 2, 2014 — At least 19 people died in the blast Thursday in Abuja, according to officials. Separately, the government says more girls were taken in a mass kidnapping earlier this month than previously believed.
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Oct 15, 2013 — There were no reports of damage or injuries from two dry ice bombs that went off Sunday and Monday. Two other devices were found, but didn't go off. Police said that so far there do not appear to be any links to terrorism.
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Aug 10, 2013 — The deadly blasts follow a Ramadan laden with sectarian violence in Iraq, with more than 600 people killed since the start of the Islamic month of fasting.
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Apr 19, 2013 — The suspect had managed to stay just outside a 20-block search perimeter, but a tip from a Watertown, Mass., resident and coordinated law enforcement led to his apprehension Friday night.
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Nov 4, 2010 — A Delta passenger jet with 244 people aboard has made an emergency landing in Mumbai, following the discovery of an unidentified object in the plane's cargo hold, according to CNN and Indian broadcaster NDTV.
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Aug 17, 2010 — Desperate Iraqi job-seekers returned to an army recruiting line that was bombed hours earlier. The men said they had no choice but to return to the scene of the bombing so they could find work that would let them feed their families.
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