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Iran says it arrested 17 people spying for the CIA. The US says it’s fake news.

President Donald Trump called the claim "just more lies and propaganda."

Live Nation admits to helping artists scalp their own tickets to make more money

The country’s largest music promoter put 88,000 Metallica tickets on resale sites like StubHub, without giving fans a chance to buy them at face value.

Al Franken did the right thing by resigning

If he could remember that, everyone would be better off.

The composure and civility of “the Squad” against Trump’s attacks

The congresswomen of color face extra pressure to "go high" and not take the bait.

Elizabeth Warren sees “serious warning signs” of an economic crash

Warren has a plan to prevent the next economic crash: electing her.

Puerto Rico’s week of massive protests, explained

Two scandals have led to more than a week of protests calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.

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Immigrants are skipping reproductive health care because they’re afraid of being deported

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“We’re not ready” for foreign election interference in 2020, says Rep. Adam Schiff

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Ocasio-Cortez calls for an independent investigation into child separation policies

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Donald Trump has joined the campaign to free A$AP Rocky from a Swedish jail

Trump met with refugees and seemed to learn about major humanitarian crises for the first time

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Elizabeth Warren’s latest Wall Street enemy: private equity

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