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The United Nation's refugee agency says there is a record number of people uprooted by war, conflict and persecution: nearly 60 million.
After a week of legislative maneuvering, the House passed a bill again on Thursday to allow President Obama to negotiate a free trade agreement with Pacific countries.
The Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., has a rich history closely tied to political activism. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rev. Stephen Singleton about the 200-year-old congregation.
President Obama reacted Thursday to Wednesday night's mass shooting at an African-American church in Charleston, S.C. He said that he's had to make this kind of statement "too many times" during his presidency.
The Syrian refugees streaming across the border into Bulgaria have proved a boon for one kebab house. It's one spot in Europe where desperate migrants have found work and a welcome.
Police say they have arrested Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old suspect, in Shelby, N.C. Robert Costa of The Washington Post joins Renee Montagne to offer the latest on the investigation.