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If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.

At StoryCorps, Estela and Candi Reyes recount how a simple act of devotion helped them say goodbye to their beloved father. "<em>Papito era lo máximo</em>," Estela said. "He was everything to us."

In the Showtime drama, the actor plays an assistant district attorney who teams up with a corrupt (and racist) FBI veteran in 1990s Boston. "We play the honesty of it," Hodge says.

The annual fish fry is hosted by Congressman James Clyburn. He's the most influential Democrat in South Carolina politics, and as House majority whip, the highest-ranking black leader in Congress.

China is a big customer for U.S.-made roller coasters. But since President Trump's trade war, China has imposed steep tariffs on American rides. Some in the industry fear losing a lucrative market.

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke told NPR's Steve Inskeep that "we're going to have to free ourselves from the dependence we have on fossil fuels and that means a greater investment in solar and wind."

Presidential candidates oppose the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for abortion services. But House Democrats kept it in a spending package that's expected to pass in the coming days.

In a last-minute request, plaintiffs' attorneys led by the ACLU are asking the justices to wait to rule on the census question in light of documents that show an alleged Trump administration cover-up.

The city has a rich heritage of buildings and mosques. Today, the battle scars are as prominent as ever and residents displaced by the conflict complain about the sluggish reconstruction.

Workers in nursing homes, hospital ERs and other health facilities are required by law to notify police whenever they notice likely signs of physical or sexual abuse. But that's often not happening.

The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the Smithsonian Institution's first African American secretary.

John Vandemoer, who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, was the first to be sentenced in the scandal. Prosecutors had called for a "meaningful" sentence to rebuild faith in the system.

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