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Chapter 3: The Call Home

For many African migrants who set out on long and dangerous journeys to Europe, the end point is Huelva province in southwestern Spain. Here, strawberry fields spread for miles and miles and jobs are plentiful. Each year, thousands of seasonal workers cultivate the soil, plant seedlings, water and fertilize and harvest the crops.

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Tyre Nichols Video Released, Middle East Violence, Latest NPR Shopping Trip

Memphis releases footage of the violent traffic stop that resulted in the death of Tyre Nichols. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits the Middle East amid renewed violence. NPR returns to a particular Walmart for more insight into the economy.

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Police Officers Charged in Tyre Nichols Case, GOP Identity, Overseeing Virus Research

Five police officers are charged in the death of Tyre Nichols, Republicans disagree on what it means to be conservative, U.S. officials weigh how to oversee risky virus research.

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State of the Economy, Trump Allowed Back On Facebook, Fentanyl and Social Media

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Ukraine's Allies Prepare To Send Battle Tanks, Tesla Earnings, Diplomacy in Africa

A U.S. official says the Biden administration is "leaning towards" sending Abrams tanks to Ukraine, Tesla reports earnings amid turmoil, the U.S. attempts to strengthen ties in Africa.

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Shootings In Half Moon Bay, Ticketmaster Hearing, Oscar Nominations Announced

Seven are dead and one is injured after California's second mass shooting in three days, U.S. senators hold a hearing on ticketing giant Ticketmaster, nominees for the 2023 Oscars are announced.

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Monterey Park Shooting, Biden Documents, Simplifying COVID Vaccines

The latest on the deadly shooting in Monterey Park, President Biden's lawyers uncover more classified material at his Delaware home, and the FDA considers changing how COVID vaccines are administered.

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Chapter 2: The Walled City

Every year, thousands of migrants arrive at the northern end of the African continent. Many have traveled for years, through jungle, farmland and the vast Sahara desert, hoping to cross into Europe, where they believe a better future awaits.

Chapter 2: The Walled City

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Political Chaos In Peru, More Heavy Arms To Ukraine, Coffee Pods & The Environment

Protesters continue to take to the streets in Peru demanding that the President step down and for new elections. The U.S. will send a large package of weapons to Ukraine, but not the tanks Ukraine wants so badly. Coffee pods may not be as great for the environment as the latest buzz suggests.

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Tanks to Ukraine, March For Life, Lunar New Year

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