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Joshua Barajas is the deputy online editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
Nation Aug 037 takeaways from the final police report on the Las Vegas shooting
There was no clear motive for the shooting, but the report contained more details from Stephen Paddock's personal life.
Politics Jul 31Trump administration was warned of ‘traumatic psychological injury’ from family separations, official says
A top health official told lawmakers Tuesday that the Trump administration was warned about instituting “any policy” resulting in family separations because of the effects such separations could have on the wellbeing of immigrant children.
Nation Jul 31The Minneapolis officers who fatally shot Thurman Blevins won’t be charged. Here’s what we know
Two Minneapolis police officers were "authorized" to use deadly force against Thurman Blevins, prosecutors announced Monday.
Nation Jul 315 important stories you may have missed
A worsening conflict in Nicaragua, questions about whether the #MeToo movement will lead to lasting change and other stories we're reading now.
Politics Jul 27There’s no timeline for reuniting hundreds of families who remain separated. What happens now?
Here’s a look at the latest numbers and what’s next for families who remain apart.