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Apple Will Build $1 Billion Campus in Austin, Adding 5,000 Jobs

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| The tech company says the move is expected to make it Austin's largest private employer. The city already has more Apple employees than anywhere else outside the company's headquarters in California.

Almost 15,000 Migrant Children Now Held At Nearly Full Shelters

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With government shelters across the country nearing capacity, officials are considering a range of options from releasing the children more quickly to building more tent cities.

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Report Condemns Australian Prison For Forcing Woman To Give Birth Alone In Cell

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"I wanted to understand how such a distressing, degrading and high-risk set of events could have occurred in a 21st Century Australian prison," the head of a prison watchdog said on Wednesday.

Customs And Border Protection Paid A Firm $13.6 Million To Hire Recruits. It Hired 2

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A report by the Office of the Inspector General revealed Accenture, contracted to help hire 7,500 new agents, is "nowhere near" completing its goals and "risks wasting millions of taxpayer dollars."

Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With California Gov. Jerry Brown

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California Gov. Jerry Brown reflects on his nearly 50-year political career in an interview with All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro.

Huawei Executive Seeks Bail In Canada, Former Canadian Diplomat Is Detained In China

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Michael Kovrig reportedly was taken into custody but China has not acknowledged it. Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou faces extradition from Canada to the U.S. to be tried on fraud charges.

Mystery Blast Sank The USS San Diego in 1918. New Report Reveals What Happened

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A team of researchers had been trying to determine whether the armored cruiser was lost to sabotage, an accident or an attack.

Jerry Brown's Exit Interview: Don't Say He Didn't Warn You

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The outgoing governor of California spoke about climate change, nuclear proliferation, capitalism and more in a wide-ranging interview with NPR.

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Iowa College Becomes Battleground For Student Worker Unionization

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Students with campus jobs at Grinnell College want to unionize, but the college is pushing back and asking the National Labor Relations Board to reconsider an Obama-era ruling allowing such unions.