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Officials say more than 200,000 acres of marshland cane have been affected. State Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain worries the bug could mutate and start ruining agricultural crops.

"Suburban women" have been a political fixation for decades. "We're really talking about ... relatively educated and affluent whites," said one Republican strategist.

After dropping sharply when President Trump took office, the number of undocumented immigrants apprehended at the border is again on the rise.

Palestinians say Israeli soldiers killed seven people during protests in the Gaza Strip Friday. It caps a week of border protests and clashes in which more than two dozen Palestinians have been killed, according to Gaza officials. Israel says it's trying to protect its troops and stop Palestinians from crossing the fence.

The recent deaths of two Maine children from abuse have called into question whether the state — which had knowledge of the cases — handled them properly.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Claire Reade from the Center for Strategic and International Studies about what the newest round of proposed tariffs mean for U.S.-China trade relations going forward.

The war of words is escalating between the United States and China over potential tariffs. But how much of it just posturing as a prelude to negotiations?

In some ways, the best way to understand the Trump White House is to follow the President's Twitter feed. It is a world of aggression, self-praise and display of ALL CAPS anxieties — and where he often announces firings of key officials.

The last major deployment of the National Guard was overseen in 2006 by retired Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum. He spoke with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about that deployment and President Trump's similar move.

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Cardiff Garcia, co-host of NPR's The Indicator from Planet Money, about Friday's jobs report. In it, the Labor Department cited a 4.1 percent unemployment rate.




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