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So called ghost guns as NPR's Ryan Lucas reports. The move is part of the Biden administration's efforts to tackle gun violence. The proposed rule would expand the definition of firearm and require manufacturers to include a serial number on so called ghost guns, which are made from easy to build fire on kits. The Justice Department says that between 2016 and 2020 Law enforcement officers recovered more than 23,000 firearms without serial numbers from potential crime scenes. The proposed rule would also require sellers to run background checks before selling kits. And so that requirements for licensed dealers to have a serial number added to three d printed guns. Proposal falls President Biden's actions last month and to curb in what he's called an epidemic of gun violence in the country. Ryan Lucas. NPR NEWS Washington Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro May or Kiss says the US Mexico border remains closed, but he says conditions for unaccompanied minors are improving. During a visit today at a processing center and Donna, Texas, New York has noted that young migrants traveling without a parent now spent far less time being processed at the facility rather than Custody period of approximately 139 hours. They're here for approximately 24 hours, A orca says he inherited a system that was turned down by the Trump administration. He says. They're working on building it back up and making it better. Disappointing jobs report out today shows just 266,000 jobs were created last month. That's far fewer than economists were expecting that his business groups pushing President Biden to end expanded benefits for the unemployed because many say they can't find enough workers for their companies. But the Biden administration says the enhanced unemployment benefits are not to blame. The unemployment rate rose slightly to 6.1%. You're listening to NPR news and at 5 32 on a Friday May 7th is his KCRW. I'm Larry Peral. Well, apparently, California has lost some of its luster. The Golden State is shedding residents. People are packing up and moving out as KCRW's Tara entry on reports new figures released today by the States Finance Department show. California's population has declined for the first time in recorded history. Last year, 182,000 people packed up the U haul and said so long to California. That's the first yearly drop ever recorded for the nation's most populous state, which has seen perpetual growth since 18 50 on the heels of the famous gold Rush. California's population now sits just under 39.5 million more people have left the golden State that have come here in previous years. But we've always managed to make up the difference. Not in 2020. A mix of things could be behind that, including a reduction in visas for people coming in internationally, a rise in deaths tied to the pandemic and fewer people having babies amid the upheaval of 2020. The figures follow an announcement last week that the Golden State will lose a congressional seat for the first time due to sluggish population growth that is KCRW star entre and reporting in the Golden State slowdown in population growth. Has often been attributed to a mass exodus. And rightly so. During the last decade, more than six million people moved from California to other states, while about only 4.9 came into the state. New analysis from the Public Policy Institute of California shows who's leaving and who's arriving are largely different they found in general people who move here or more likely to be employed. They are of working age and high wage earners on top of being less likely to be in poverty. They also tend to have higher education levels and, conversely, more lower and middle income residents have left and their numbers Accelerated over the past year. P p I. C found most people who say goodbye to the Golden State, do it for economic or for family reasons, and we've got to warn you that some time this weekend a piece of a Chinese rocket is expected to hit the Earth. Moving in about 18,000 miles an hour, and here's the problem. Scientists say they're not really sure where it's going to land and they won't know until it's just hours away. The risk to humans is low, but the Pentagon and White House are monitoring senior writer for space dot com. Mike Wall told kcrw's press play about what could happen when the debris reenters Earth's atmosphere. When it comes back in the atmosphere, it gets There's so much frictional heating it justice so hot. It burns up most of the rocket But some pieces that are extremely hard, you know, made out like especially hard metals. I mean part of the engines. They might make it to the ground, and that's sort of what we saw last May with this rocket to some of it did come down. Scientists say it will most likely land in an ocean or the wilderness. But there is a slight chance it could hit Ah wide swath of places like L, a New York, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro, and maybe even Beijing. Support for NPR comes from indeed with more than 100 skills test to help businesses quickly attract interview.

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