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All student debt in the US, visualized
How Technicolor changed movies
Impeachment is broken. Impeach Trump, anyway.
China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade
Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway
The real reason Boeing’s new plane crashed twice
Fox News’ problem is a lot bigger than Bill O’Reilly
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Fox News’ problem is a lot bigger than Bill O’Reilly

We begin tonight with the bombshell announcement from Fox News that their biggest star is out. This comes after several advertisers dropped his show due to allegations of sexual harassment. It is hard to overstate how stunning a development this

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Fox News’ 5 steps for handling a Trump scandal
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Fox News’ 5 steps for handling a Trump scandal

and it should worry anyone who cares about trying to hold the president accountable. It’s been a hell of a week. First there was the Russia leak. The Washington Post reports that Trump reveals highly classified information during a White

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China’s secret internment camps
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China’s secret internment camps

These are satellite images from the deserts of western China. Look closely, and you’ll see these huge complexes being built. From the sky, they sort of look like factories or even schools. But look even closer: this line is one

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The big problem with comparing Trump to Nixon
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The big problem with comparing Trump to Nixon

Nixon and Trump. Both presidents faced major FBI investigations, were accused of obstructing justice. called their investigations “witch hunts,” and oozed raw sexual charisma. It’s not a perfect analogy, but the similarities have led some to argue that, like Nixon,

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