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Immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, often fleeing violence, are put in detention centers. That was the best way to handle the influx at the time, says one Homeland official. Now, rules are changing.

Sea World is shutting down its controversial Orca shows. In light of this, Rachel Martin revisits a conversation with Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of the documentary Blackfish.

Alt-Latino host Felix Contreras is at the Austin festival this weekend, scoping out great Latin music. He shares some of his finds with NPR's Rachel Martin.

Each week, some story ideas make it on air while others die at the pitch meeting. Editor Ed McNulty gets a second chance to sell Rachel Martin on a story about a bony-eared fish with a funny name.

President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba since 1928. Rachel Martin talks with White House Correspondent Scott Horsley about the trip.

Robert King, Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace spent over 100 years combined in solitary confinement for a prison guard's death. Now that Woodfox is free, he's joining his friend King in advocacy.

The GOP presidential front-runner scheduled rallies in Phoenix and Tucson on Saturday ahead of Tuesday's primary in Arizona.

Journalist Andrea Noel was assaulted on the streets of Mexico City, an incident caught on a local security camera. She tells NPR's Michel Martin about it — and the threats she received afterward.

Humanitarian groups are not happy about a deal between the European Union and Turkey on how to handle the influx of migrants. Iverna McGowan of Amnesty international shares her take.

NPR's Melissa Block talks with recently retired Boeing company employee Leslie Shook whose voice is used as part of the greeting and warning system of the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet.

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