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Republicans Are Trying to Revive the Healthcare Bill By Gutting Pre-Existing Conditions Protections

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Spencer Pratt Is Now a Hummingbird Feeder

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What It Costs to Give Black Mothers a Second Chance

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Preet Bharara Was Fired After Defying Jeff Sessions’ Order to Resign as US Attorney

Photo: AP Preet Bharara announced on Saturday that he’d been fired from his position as US Attorney for the Southern District of New York,...

Could an ancient education model save our kids from robots and redundancy?

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Sessions Gets Slapped Hard On His History With VAWA and Hate Crime Legislation

Error loading player: No playable sources found Although Sen. Jeff Sessions is likely to be confirmed as our next Attorney General, he’s having to...

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We’ve pushed the Northern White Rhino to the very brink of extinction. Meet the last male left on the planet. 🦏

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