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The price of being the GOAT

Why the U.S. women’s gymnastics team settled for a silver medal. And, the search for separated parents in rural Guatemala.
  • Jul 27, 2021
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Investigating the insurrection

The political debate — and theater — surrounding a new House committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. And, why wildland firefighters in the West are burning out.
  • Jul 26, 2021
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Marooned in Matamoros, Part 2

Fleeing gang violence in El Salvador, Nancy sought asylum in the U.S. Instead, she got stuck in a Mexican border camp. In this two-part series, we explore what Nancy's ordeal reveals about the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy.
  • Jul 22, 2021
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Marooned in Matamoros, Part 1

Fleeing gang violence in El Salvador, Nancy sought asylum in the U.S. Instead, she got stuck in a Mexican border camp. In this two-part series, we explore what Nancy's ordeal reveals about the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy.
  • Jul 22, 2021
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Can the Olympics be covid-safe?

The Tokyo Olympics are set to begin Friday, after dozens of people in the Olympic bubble have tested positive for the coronavirus. How soaring rent prices are becoming the new norm across the U.S. And, Anthony Bourdain and the ethics of audio deepfakes.
  • Jul 21, 2021
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The release of Abdul Latif Nasir

The Biden administration has resumed repatriation of Guantánamo Bay detainees — a practice largely halted under former president Donald Trump. Plus, why some states are considering reinstating mask mandates.
  • Jul 20, 2021
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The spyware secretly hacking smartphones

The military-grade spyware that’s being used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and business executives. Plus, a long overdue trip to space.
  • Jul 19, 2021
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Crying in H Mart with Michelle Zauner

Michelle Zauner, author of “Crying in H Mart,” on grief, food and embracing her Korean heritage. Plus, what happens when a head of state gets a really bad case of the hiccups.
  • Jul 16, 2021
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America’s collective amnesia in Haiti

How the killing of Haiti’s former president has sparked a constitutional crisis — and how years of U.S. intervention in the Carribean country contributed to the chaos we’re seeing now.
  • Jul 15, 2021
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Texas Democrats’ exodus

Why Texas Democrats are camping out in D.C. And how to stay safe in extreme heat.
  • Jul 14, 2021
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