Abdi Nor Iftin knew just what America would look like. It would look like a giant New York City. Tall, tall buildings would soar to the sky. Humans would scurry
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Tough new rules from the Trump administration produced graphic photos of children torn from their immigrant families and housed in detention centers
She was a young assistant professor of medicine who had changed her specialty from surgery to anesthesiology when she moved from Connecticut to
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