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A classic David and Goliath story is playing out in Boston. A group of inner-city teens are facing off against the corporate giant that owns the Boston Bruins and their home arena, the TD Garden. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.

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Republicans are trying to look forward.

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When immigration agents picked up a high school junior at her home in Brentwood, Long Island this summer, they didn't put handcuffs on her until after she got in their car so her mother wouldn't have to see.

"I couldn't hug her or touch her," the mom said in Spanish. "It was heartbreaking to see my daughter that way."

Her daughter is accused of being affiliated with the violent gang known as MS-13, which has claimed 17 lives in Suffolk County since January 2016.

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A member of the White House goes off in a candid interview that was maybe sort of on the record, which sounds all too familiar.

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President Trump did not single out any groups by name on Tuesday when he was criticizing "alt-left" counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va.

But in a tweet responding to Trump's comments, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke called out "BLM," or Black Lives Matter.

"For us, it never really moves us when folks try to point out that BLM is violent," says April Goggans, an organizer with Black Lives Matter D.C.

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