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GDP numbers are out this morning. And they are good news for the Trump administration. President Trump is speaking at this moment outside the White House, touting the success, he claims, of his economic policies. Let's listen in.
The U.S. government is racing to meet Thursday's court-ordered deadline to reunite migrant families who were separated at the border to discourage other illegal crossings. But the government has acknowledged many parents won't be able to rejoin their children. And for those parents who do get to be with their children again, the future is uncertain.
So we've all been there. You're in your car. You're stopped at train tracks, waiting while a train passes through. It's inconvenient, but it's usually not a big deal. But that is not the case for residents in some small towns across the Midwest, where these waits can last for hours. Charlotte Tuggle of member station WBAA reports.