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Joshua Barajas is the deputy online editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joshua’s Recent Stories
Nation Aug 1724 migrant children under age 5 remain separated from their parents, new court filing says
At the heart of Friday’s hearing was the question of whether this next wave of reunifications would occur in families’ home countries or in the U.S.
Arts Aug 16How Aretha Franklin shaped generations of music
“If there’s a heaven, this is what it sounds like.”…
World Aug 15What happens when migrant children are deported home
Central American migrant children face intensified violence and poverty when they're deported back to their home countries, according to a new UNICEF report released today.
Nation Aug 15How Catholic churches in Pennsylvania hid decades of abuse
A nearly 900-page report released Tuesday includes dozens of testimonies provided by victims and reveals a pattern of systematic cover-ups by senior church officials.
Nation Aug 145 important stories that have nothing to do with the Omarosa-Trump feud
The Hurricane Maria deathtoll in Puerto Rico is more than 20 times higher than the government estimated, a jury has awards $289 million in damages to a man who claims a popular herbicide caused his cancer and other stories we're…
Nation Aug 10For 7 weeks, Sofi begged to go home. Now reunited, her journey isn’t over
When a young girl named Sofi and her grandmother came legally to a U.S. immigration checkpoint, they tried to apply for asylum but were separated by U.S. officials. After 47 days, their story took a happier turn late Thursday in…
Politics Aug 103-year-old ‘Sofi’ reunites with her mother
Seven weeks ago, Angelica and her 3-year-old granddaughter, Sofi, were separated after they crossed the U.S.-Mexico border at a legal point of entry, seeking asylum. On Thursday, they were reunited in San Francisco. The PBS NewsHour's Amna Nawaz has been…
Nation Aug 07Fatal police shooting of Joseph Santos was ‘not justified,’ officials say. Here’s what we know
Here’s what we know about what happened, what police and the community have said about the Pennsylvania shooting, and what's next.
Nation Aug 07Kansas man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 shooting that targeted Indian men
The white man who fatally shot Indian national Srinivas Kuchibhotla and wounded two other men at a bar in northeastern Kansas last year targeted them "because of their race, color, and national origin," federal prosecutors said.
Nation Aug 065 important stories that deserve a closer look
A new law in France will give fines to street harassers, a county in Georgia will place a long rifle in every high school and middle school this fall and other stories we're reading now.