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In Portland, Ore., little girls are soldering copper, pouring concrete and running electrical wiring. At the Girls Build camp, local tradeswomen teach them the ins and outs of construction.

The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell this week said it now expects oil prices to remain low forever. The global oil glut of recent years shows no sign of diminishing. Energy demand has leveled off.

Venezuelans go to the polls on Sunday to vote for delegates to a constituent assembly that will have the power to rewrite the constitution and annul the opposition-dominated legislature. Critics say this body will usher in a dictatorship.

As speculation abounds over Attorney General Jeff Session's future, a crowded field of contenders are jockeying for position ahead of the Aug. 15 GOP primary in Alabama to choose his successor.

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing sweeping changes to how it regulates cigarettes and related products, including reducing the amount of nicotine allowed in tobacco cigarettes.

Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma discusses why he's disappointed that the health care vote failed and on the announcement that Reince Priebus is out as White House chief of staff.

"Trump voters are never going to fall for this collusion story and are never going to buy into this notion that the Russians rigged it with Trump," said talk radio host Rush Limbaugh this week.

Foxconn hasn't had much presence in the U.S., but it's the largest corporate employer in China. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Brian Merchant, a tech reporter for Vice, about the company.

Outside the immigration detention center in Tacoma, Washington, a group of volunteers waits for people being released. They offer the former detainees food, clothing, cash, and help getting home.

The president's announcement that he will ban transgender people from the military is generating strong reaction. Some say it's a diversionary tactic. Others say trans people affect unit cohesion.

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