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Four or five ICE agents apprehended Jose Mares in California in 2017 before he was deported to Mexico. Mares had entered the U.S. illegally when he was 8. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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A Dad Separated From His Daughter Resettles Across The Border After Deportation

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The world's second-biggest garbage dump is in Brasilia. It has been growing since the 1950s, when city planners failed to factor in proper facilities for trash disposal, and now occupies the equivalent of 250 football fields. Philip Reeves/NPR hide caption

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As A Massive Garbage Dump Closes In Brazil, Trash-Pickers Face An Uncertain Future

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Pope Francis celebrated an open-air mass at Lobitos Beach, near the Chilean city of Iquique, shortly after he defended a bishop who was the protege of a priest who was a notorious sexual abuser. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Victoria Falls sits on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Photos of beautiful scenes from Africa and Haiti have been flooding the Internet in response to President Trump's reported slur. Westend61/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Comments Ignite Immigrants In Philly To Unite

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Pope Francis Begins South American Trip In Chile

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Police In Venezuela Say They've Destroyed A Terrorist Cell

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Pope Francis is welcomed by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet at La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago on Tuesday. The pope landed in Santiago late Monday on his first visit to Chile since becoming pope, and his sixth to Latin America — a trip that will also take him to Peru. Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A skull discovered at a sacred Aztec temple. A new study analyzed DNA extracted from the teeth of people who died in a 16th century epidemic that destroyed the Aztec empire, and found a type of salmonella may have caused the epidemic. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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A Mexican soldier piles poppies for incineration near the town of Tlacotepec, in Guerrero state, Mexico. The army says it slashes and burns poppy when fields are too difficult to access by helicopter or when it wants to protect fruits and vegetables growing nearby. James Fredrick for NPR hide caption

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On The Hunt For Poppies In Mexico — America's Biggest Heroin Supplier

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Immigrants arrive at Ellis Island in Upper New York Bay around 1900. In 1924, the U.S. would restrict immigration based on national origin. Forty years after that, it eliminated those restrictions. Buyenlarge/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Next For Salvadorans In The U.S.

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