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Migrant border crossings are down, but in Texas the bodies keep showing up

Volunteers exhume remains of unidentified migrants from unmarked graves in or around cemeteries in south Texas, hoping to provide answers to faraway families.

A wall in space? Trump envisions an impenetrable missile shield and vows to boost spending

The president wants to spend more to protect the U.S. against missile launches. His plan exceeds the Pentagon's technical and scientific capabilities.

A dilemma for Democratic hopefuls: Run to — or away from — big donors?

Democratic presidential hopefuls anxiously weigh how close to get to big-money donors in a cycle where disavowing PACs has become a litmus test.

EPA nominee Wheeler says climate change is neither a hoax nor the ‘greatest crisis’

Andrew Wheeler, President Trump's nominee for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was questioned by members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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1968: How a tumultuous year still shapes our world

East L.A., 1968: ‘Walkout!’ The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.

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