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Immigration

Almost undocumented, Liberians in US get 11th hour reprieve

Up to 4,000 Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure status were nearly rendered undocumented March 31, after US President Donald Trump declined to renew their status last year. But at the 11th hour, the White House reversed course. But there is still no permanent solution set for DED holders, many of whom have US-citizen family members.

What we can learn from Canada’s universal child care model

Having kids — it’s not cheap. Especially when you consider the cost of child care. Many women in the US say the cost makes it difficult to get ahead. But what if there were a model for universal day care? It turns out, there is such a thing — in Québec. The program is 20 years old and is an inspiration for many.

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Arts, Culture & Media

The Blo N' Go

Laurie Coleman, the wife of Republican Minnesota Senator Nate Coleman, talks about the new device she helped invent - the Blo N' Go.

The legal age

Faith and news analyst Jason Mantzoukas discuss the recent debate over whether the legal drinking age should be lowered from twenty-one to eighteen.

Environment

For whom the roads toll

One of the ways Congress is considering raising the 1.6 trillion dollars needed to repair the nation's transportation infrastructure is through tolls on federal roads. Host Bruce Gellerman speaks with the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Conkey.

Issues topping US election

The war in Iraq topped the political agenda when Americans elected a new Congress 15 months ago, but as voters in 24 states prepare for tomorrow's Super Tuesday presidential primaries and caucuses.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit Hmong Hip-Hop

Correspondent Marisa Helms profiles a hip-hop artist from Minnesota's ethnic Hmong community. Tou Saiko Lee is using his music...and traditions from Hmong culture to get the young people in his community to vote.