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Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.

Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.

In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

An estimated 40 percent of France's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris, many of them in the poor suburbs. It's hard to escape the banlieues, even for those who work or attend school elsewhere.

10 Questions Some Doctors Are Afraid To Ask

Just 10 questions about bad childhood experiences can turn up undiagnosed illness in adults, research suggests. So why don't more doctors ask? Some say they aren't equipped to deal with the answers.

'Welcome To Braggsville' Isn't Quite 'Invisible Man,' But It's Close

T. Geronimo Johnson's latest follows four Berkeley students who take an American history class that leads to disaster. It's an ambitious book about race that wants to say something big about America.

New Mix: Björk, Torres, Boots, More

On All Songs Considered this week, we share another great batch of tunes, including new work from Beyonce's collaborator Boots and a brand new song from the great Bill Fay.

What Makes Or Breaks A TV Remake?

British television’s crime drama "Broadchurch" has been an absolute success, but the American remake "Gracepoint" flopped. Why?

Speeding Up The Game Of Baseball

After last season's average Major League Baseball game lasted a record 3 hours and 2 minutes, the push is on to speed things up.

Supreme Court To Hear Challenge To Health Care Subsidies

The case could dismantle the Affordable Care Act and eliminate health insurance for more than eight million Americans.

Tinder 'Plus' Charging More For Users Over 30

The free dating app has launched a paid subscription service called Tinder Plus, but users over 30 are being charged twice as much.