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young child at border

FOR FAMILY  Migrant families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border may get a reprieve from a recent policy that resulted in more than 2,000 children being separated from their parents.

Michael Douglas

FINDING FAMILY DNA testing helped Michael Douglas find his biological family in southern Maryland and his Irish roots.

a crime scene

DNA DETECTION  Police are using DNA in new ways in crime investigations: to probe family trees in public genealogy databases for suspects. The technique, called genetic genealogy, raises privacy concerns. 

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