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30-Foot Border Wall Prototypes Erected In San Diego Borderlands  While the mockups are massive, it's anybody's guess whether they'll ever get built. Competitors who are hoping to gain approval to build the border wall have until the first of next month to complete their work.

While the mockups are massive, it's anybody's guess whether they'll ever get built.

(Image credit: Bill Wechter for NPR)

Xi Jinping's War On Poverty Moves Millions Of Chinese Off The Farm  Remote mountain villages where residents lived in poverty are being cleared, with villagers being given new apartments in the city. But finding work may be a challenge for some of the former farmers.Yu Zu

Remote mountain villages where residents lived in poverty are being cleared, with villagers being given new apartments in the city. But finding work may be a challenge for some of the former farmers.

(Image credit: Rob Schmitz/NPR)

President Of Rio's 2016 Olympic Bid Is Charged With Corruption  Former Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman is charged with helping to run a criminal organization. The evidence includes undeclared assets in the form of 16 gold bars.Brazil

Former Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Nuzman is charged with helping to run a criminal organization. The evidence includes undeclared assets in the form of 16 gold bars.

(Image credit: Apu Gomes/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Prisons Hope Card Games Will Lead To Clues In Unsolved Cases  Oklahoma is replacing the playing cards sold in the prison canteens with new decks featuring the faces of victims from unsolved homicides. Other states have similar programs and the idea is working.

Oklahoma is replacing the playing cards sold in the prison canteens with new decks featuring the faces of victims from unsolved homicides. Other states have similar programs and the idea is working.

Puerto Rico's Governor Is In Washington To Meet With Trump  Parts of Puerto Rico look as if the hurricane struck yesterday, not last month. Gov. Ricardo Rossello is in Washington to speak with members of Congress. He'll also meet with President Trump.

Parts of Puerto Rico look as if the hurricane struck yesterday, not last month. Gov. Ricardo Rossello is in Washington to speak with members of Congress. He'll also meet with President Trump.

Details Of Bipartisan Health Insurance Plan Come Into Focus  Text of legislation, obtained by NPR, offers ways to fix the Affordable Care Act that some Republicans and Democrats favor. Whether it ever becomes law, is a different question.

Text of legislation, obtained by NPR, offers ways to fix the Affordable Care Act that some Republicans and Democrats favor. Whether it ever becomes law, is a different question.

Iditarod Sled Dogs Test Positive For Banned Substance  At the end of this year's annual run to Nome, Alaska, several dogs from a single team tested positive for a banned pain killer, the race board says.Sled dogs at the 45th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Fairbanks, Alaska, in March. The race board says several dogs from a single team tested positive for a banned substance.

At the end of this year's annual run to Nome, Alaska, several dogs from a single team tested positive for a banned pain killer, the race board says.

(Image credit: Ellamarie Quimby/AP)

How Composer Daniel Hart Brought 'A Ghost Story' To Life  Hart talks about the inspiration and challenges behind his stunning score for the deeply existential film A Ghost Story.A ghost stands in the ruins of a demolished building in a scene from the film A Ghost Story.

Hart talks about the inspiration and challenges behind his stunning score for the deeply existential film A Ghost Story.

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Canadian Man Sues Low-Cost Sunwing Airlines Over Beverage Service  He says the champagne service on his flight to Cuba was sparkling wine — not champagne. The airline says champagne service means a certain class of service — not what beverage would be in the glass.

He says the champagne service on his flight to Cuba was sparkling wine — not champagne. The airline says champagne service means a certain class of service — not what beverage would be in the glass.

Top Stories: Health Care Waiver Uncertainty; Catalonia's Autonomy Jeopardized  Also: A study shows more young kids get small screen time; a suspect in shootings in 2 states is arrested; and there's a report that some Iditarod dogs tested positive for a banned drug.

Also: A study shows more young kids get small screen time; a suspect in shootings in 2 states is arrested; and there's a report that some Iditarod dogs tested positive for a banned drug.

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