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Conservatives in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition are threatening government stability. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to the Brookings Institution's Constanze Stelzenmüller about the threat.

Thousands of people marched over the weekend to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies. NPR's Ari Shapiro and Mary Louise Kelly examine the rallies and how politicians responded.

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Doris Meissner, former commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, about how U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement works and how its structured.

"Our message is that [the gang members] should understand there is a life outside of the gang," says evangelical pastor Nelson Moz. "That they can make it, with the help of God."

Hawaii is about to ban the sale of sunscreens containing certain chemicals that have been shown to harm coral reefs. Environmentalists urge a switch to mineral-based products.

Prosecutors in 20 states are using old laws to file homicide charges to hold family and friends accountable in opioid-related deaths. The penalty is steep and experts debate its effectiveness.

The Lebanese government is encouraging departures, but the U.N. objects. "We are at the service of the refugees," says a Lebanese security official, "but we have reached the limit of our capability."

Federal regulations largely put an end to the luxury trade in seal pelts decades ago, but a reopened tannery in Alaska has created a new market for sealskin garments made by Alaska Natives.

Conservatives immediately put up ads supporting the nominee-to-be, while a liberal group aims to make the Supreme Court decision to uphold Obamacare part of the debate.

Set amid a theoretical debate about a potential Whole Foods arriving in the historically underserved Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the musical looks at the good and the bad of gentrification.




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