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Under Siege And Largely Secret: Businesses That Serve Immigration Detention

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

The U.S. Immigration and Enforcement processing center in Adelanto, Calif., is one of the detention facilities operated by GEO Group Inc.

As more businesses face public and political scrutiny for making money off of the Trump administration’s detention of migrants, many activists say the firms involved try to remain veiled in secrecy.

(Image credit: Richard Vogel/AP)

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Troll Watch: In Rare Move, Reddit Flags Online Forum For Inciting Violence

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Reddit quarantined a group this week after users incited violence. Volunteer Reddit moderator Robert Peck tells NPR’s Michel Martin that this is a big deal for the infamously hands-off platform.

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Tesla Led The Charge, But More Premium Electric Vehicles Are Arriving

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

A Jaguar I-Pace, the first electric vehicle from the premium carmaker, charges during an event in Barcelona, Spain, in May.

With new offerings from Audi, Jaguar and Porsche, Tesla is no longer the only game in town for people looking to drop big bucks on a high-performance electric vehicle.

(Image credit: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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What Selling Homes Online Says About Changes In The Global Economy

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Tech companies are getting into the house-flipping business, buying up billions of dollars in homes from ordinary Americans. The companies are being funded in part by global investors.

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Trump To Talk Trade With China’s President At Crucial Weekend Meeting

Friday, June 28th, 2019

NPR’s Noel King talks to Clete Willems, former deputy director of the National Economic Council under President Trump, about Saturday’s meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan.

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