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Speaker Nancy Pelosi has written President Trump to suggest his annual State of the Union message to Congress be delayed until the partial government shutdown ends. Wayne Partlow/AP hide caption

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Pelosi Calls For Postponement Of State Of The Union Address Due To Shutdown

In a letter to President Trump, Pelosi cites security concerns and suggests working together to find another suitable date. Pelosi also gave the president the option to deliver the address in writing.

Sriraja Panich is the brand name of one of two Sriracha sauces created by Saowanit Trikityanukul's family. The family sold the brand to Thaitheparos, Thailand's leading sauce company, in the 1980s. The brand has struggled to gain a foothold in the U.S., where the Huy Fong Rooster brand of Sriracha, created by Vietnamese-American David Tran, reigns supreme. Michael Sullivan for NPR hide caption

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In Home Of Original Sriracha Sauce, Thais Say Rooster Brand Is Nothing To Crow About

The Rooster brand, ubiquitous in the U.S., is now being exported to Thailand, where Sriracha was born. But many Thais who taste the U.S. version are not impressed. "I wanted to gag," says one.

In Home Of Original Sriracha Sauce, Thais Say Rooster Brand Is Nothing To Crow About

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Jason Jones, left, with his roommates Joe Klein and Tamiko Panzella in their Oakland apartment. Tamiko and Joe are participating in a new program to provide housing to former inmates. Jason was released recently after nearly 14 years in prison. Courtesy Tamiko Panzella hide caption

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From A Cell To A Home: Newly Released Inmates Matched With Welcoming Hosts

A novel housing program in California links people who have served long-term prison sentences with those willing to rent space in their homes.

Honduran migrants wait in line to cross over the border checkpoint into Guatemala in Agua Caliente, Honduras. A new caravan of at least several hundred Hondurans has set off toward the United States on foot or in vehicles. Some have already crossed into Guatemala. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Honduran Caravan Crosses Guatemala On Its Way To U.S.

The caravan, which could consist of up to 2,000 migrants, began its journey from Honduras on Monday. They have already become symbols in the ongoing battle over border security.

U.S. soldiers traverse fields on the way to conducting house-to- house searches in 2007 in Mukhisa, Iraq. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Veterans Claiming Illness From Burn Pits Lose Court Fight

Hundreds of veterans sued military contractor KBR Inc., alleging toxic smoke from burn pits at military bases made them ill. A federal appellate court said compensation must come from Congress.

Veterans Claiming Illness From Burn Pits Lose Court Fight

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing in U.S District Court in June 2018 in Washington, D.C. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Feds List What They Call Manafort's Lies, But Few Details Visible In Blacked Out Filing

The special counsel's office wants a judge to consider Manafort's plea agreement void after what the government calls false statements; Manafort argues he didn't breach his deal.

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