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On Tillerson And Kelly Visit, Mexico Seeks 'Clarity' On Immigration Proposals

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Just days after the Department of Homeland Security detailed how it will implement President Trump's policies, Mexican officials warned Thursday they would not accept "measures imposed unilaterally."

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Vice President Pence Addresses CPAC

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Pence, whose brand of conservatism is more traditionally suited for the annual confab than President Trump's, spoke Thursday evening.

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Landowners Likely To Bring More Lawsuits As Trump Moves On Border Wall

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More than 300 imminent domain lawsuits were filed after previous efforts to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now more lawsuits are expected as President Trump continues the project.

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Amid U.S.-Mexico Strains, Tillerson And Kelly Take On 'Tough Trip'

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Talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security chief John Kelly with their Mexican counterparts were intended to smooth out growing tensions between the two countries.

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A U.S. Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

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As the war against ISIS enters a tough new phase, a visit with Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, the senior American commander in Iraq, shows his coalition troops deeply involved in the fight.

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Some Teachers, Principals And Students Condemn Trump Transgender Policy

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Supporters say it was wrong to force local schools to allow transgender students to choose which bathroom to use. Critics say rescinding that policy empowers those who harass transgender kids.

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A Moment With Zucchero, Italian Pop Star And Amateur Linguist

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Zucchero Forniciari speaks with Ari Shapiro about getting career advice from Miles Davis and writing songs with in what he calls "macaroni English."

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Jordanian Man Deported During First Days Of Trump's Travel Ban

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A Jordanian man was one of scores who lawyers say was coerced into giving up his visa at a U.S. airport during the first days of President Trump's travel restrictions. He's back in Amman.

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CPAC Attendees Weigh In On Trump's Lifting Of Transgender Bathroom Rule

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Attendees of CPAC voice their opinions about President Trump's decision to roll back Obama's guidance to schools regarding transgender students and bathroom use.

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'Get Out' Offers Sharp Satire Along With The Scares

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Get Out is an impressively accomplished directorial debut says NPR film critic Bob Mondello.

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Immigration Judge Considers Consequences Of New Enforcement Rules

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NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dana Leigh Marks, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges, about the new immigration enforcement guidelines from the Department of Homeland Security.

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In Wisconsin, Trump Democrats Consider Future Of Their Party

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President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in the 2016 election. Voters weigh in on how Trump was able to break the blue wall by flipping so many states in the Rust Belt.

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New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate

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President Trump is promising to crack down on crime. But police crackdowns have already been tried in cities such as New Orleans, which is now enduring a resurgence in homicide.

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Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria

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Sergei Shoigu praised Russia's military prowess in Syria, noting that of 162 weapons tested, 10 performed below expectations. Human rights groups say Russia's campaign has come at a horrific cost.

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These Oscar-Nominated Documentaries Tell Intimate Stories Of Syria's Civil War

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Three of the five films in the documentary short category show Syrians affected by the years-long conflict, including a group of civilian rescue volunteers, fleeing refugees and a resettled family.

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