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4 main takeaways from Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment hearing

One takeaway includes a dramatic, real-time attack by President Trump.

Elizabeth Warren’s new Medicare-for-all plan starts out with a public option

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Disturbing video shows an Arizona sheriff’s deputy body slam a quadruple amputee

It all happened in a group foster home.

Roger Stone was just found guilty on all counts

Stone’s trial was the highest-profile loose end remaining from the Mueller investigation.

In Charlie’s Angels, Kristen Stewart makes a case for herself as our new Hollywood Chris

Kristen Stewart genderqueers the Chris archetype in her new movie.

Trump attacked Marie Yovanovitch on Twitter during her testimony. She responded in real time.

Even Fox News thought Trump’s tweets strayed dangerously close to witness intimidation.

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Marie Yovanovitch’s opening statement is an indictment of the State Department under Trump

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What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment testimony

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An Airbnb scam exposed, and why Silicon Valley’s culture of growth-at-all-costs means safeguards are an afterthought. Links to resources discussed: I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb Brian Chesky on the Recode Decode podcast Super Pumped  Featuring: @allie_conti @MikeIsaac Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily  Twitter: @Recode

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Officers shot and killed a black teen. They won’t be charged because of a “fleeing felons” law.

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Nike’s breakup with Amazon is a lose-lose situation for everyone — including you

A libertarian group is suing California for allegedly discriminating against men

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