Debate HQ: Full coverage from Night One of the Democratic debate
Phil McCausland is an NBC News reporter focused on the rural-urban divide.
This latest challenge shows how schools struggle to fill empty teaching positions and maintain teaching standards.
Two Department of Homeland Security officials told NBC News that the raids were called off in large part because details of the plan had leaked to media.
"He just wanted a night out with his friends, and now It's turned into this tragedy," a cousin said prior to the man's being found.
"It's no longer death by a thousand cuts. It's taking a knife to the jugular," one science advocate said of the order to eliminate a third of the advisory boards.
"There are layers of reasons why this is a bad project, but worst of all is it really gives a false promise of hope to people who are suffering," a National Wildlife Federation expert said.
"With everything we're doing, at what point do we jab them enough that Mexico just gives us the middle finger?" one store owner said.
A handgun with a silencer and high-capacity magazine has no "purpose other than increasing the gun's lethality" for a mass attack, a gun-reform advocate said.
"It's just damn sickening to see our representatives up there that don't think about what they're doing. They've got lives in their hands," one farmer said.
"These rural areas are going to not get served, and it puzzles me why these senators ... don't see the problem here," a tech advocate said.
The court noted multiple times when Kwan had provided political comments that criticized Donald Trump, as a presidential candidate in 2016 and as president.