A surge of refugees is leaving America for Canada as they look for a more secure future. Refugees are quickly vetted by border agents and given access to shelter, health care and a work permit.
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Middle-aged white people without college degrees are increasingly likely to die of suicide, or drug and alcohol abuse. The lack of a pathway to solid jobs is one reason why, two economists say.
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House Republicans are poised to vote on legislation to repeal and replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act, despite ongoing opposition from hard-line conservatives.
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Demonstrators at a Jersey City, N.J. city council meeting demanded that council members commit to not giving a tax break for a large development planned by the Kushner family real estate company.
It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant. That changed Wednesday night in a lopsided title win.
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Research hasn't yet confirmed the early hints that a mix of IV vitamins and steroids might stop the fatal organ failure of sepsis. But an effective treatment for sepsis would be a really big deal.
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One of West Africa's most charming bands is back — again. Stream Baobob's reunion album before its release next week.
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The Puerto Rican band injects Yoruban devotional songs with electronic production to form one of the more exciting releases of 2017.
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The Nobel Award winner digs into the Great American Songbook for a third time. Stream a selection of songs from the three-disc set.
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Streaming the upcoming album by one of Americana's most revered songwriters in its entirety.
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For her ninth solo album, Mann says she set out to write the saddest, slowest record she could. But Mental Illness still sparkles in buoyantly catchy ways.
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One of the finest, most ravishing, cello concertos so far this century, written for and performed by Yo-Yo Ma, finally receives its debut recording.
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The pianist creates a singular electronic language rooted in the past but reaching to the future.
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One professor had a way to make filing taxes easy and painless. It worked. People loved it. But then a big tax lobby heard about it...
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The online database has embraced the rating intended to highlight directing, writing and other aspects of filmmaking by women. This expands the rating's reach to the site's more than 4 million titles.
Since August 2016, there have been nearly 3,000 cases of mumps diagnosed in Arkansas. A epidemiologist explains how her team used online data and mathematical modeling to understand the outbreak.
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Trump picked up big margins in small and rural counties. But those areas would take the biggest hit with tax credit changes, according to an NPR analysis of data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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Immigration lawyers are getting a wave of calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." The farmers are worried that they'll lose their existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
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It's aimed at rotavirus, a nasty pathogen that can cause diarrhea and kills more than 500 children a day in developing countries.
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This year's SXSW saw the first-ever showcase featuring exclusively Asian-American artists. Organizer Christine Minji Chang says one goal is to broaden Asian Americans' representation in the industry.
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