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White House Says It Didn't Interfere, But Will Russia Hearings Ever Get Going?

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Adam Schiff, top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, blames pressure from the White House for his GOP colleague's decision to cancel the hearings. The White House disputes his accusation.

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What Trump Misses About Energy Jobs In America

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The president on Tuesday signed an executive order with the intention to help bring back coal jobs. But clean energy jobs, like solar, have taken off, far outpacing coal.

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Pinkies Up! A Local Tea Movement Is Brewing

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Most of the world's tea comes from China, India and Sri Lanka. But since 2000, dozens of farms have sprouted across the U.S. producing small-batch, artisanal tea sold at a premium.

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Anti-Corruption Protests Shake Moscow

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Hundreds arrested in anti-corruption protests in Russia, including Putin opposition leader Alexei Navalny. We’ll look at this latest crackdown.

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Emotional Support Animals In The Spotlight

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Emotional support animals provide comfort to their owners. How’s the rest of the world dealing with the dog in the next seat?

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White Supremacist Charged With Terrorism Over Murder Of Black Man

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Police say James Jackson traveled to New York City in order to "kill black men," a plan he carried out when he stabbed a stranger to death on a street corner. The terror charges were announced Monday.

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Episode 51: What Happened? — Study Guide for Middle School

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Pollsters across the ideological spectrum predicted Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 presidential election. They got it wrong. But one man did not: historian Allan Lichtman.

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Footy McFooty Face Is Stomping Competition In Vote For MLS Team Name

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With the final round of voting set to close Friday, Footy McFooty Face has more than twice the votes of any other potential name.

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Device Mimicking Female Reproductive Cycle Could Aid Research

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Scientists have assembled a lab system from living tissue that can replicate a woman's 28-day hormonal cycle. The goal is to use the system to find new ways to treat a host of women's health problems.

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House GOP Says Health Care Fight Not Over, But Offers No Path Forward

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House Republicans say they will try again to advance a bill to repeal and replace key pillars of President Obama's health care law.

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U.S. Breweries Top 5,300 As Craft Beer Makers Ride Double-Digit Gains

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Just five years ago, there were only around 2,000 U.S. craft brewers. More than 800 opened for business in 2016 — and they're finding a changing market.

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Drake Beats Drake: How Rap's Sensitive Giant Smashed Records With 'More Life'

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Drake set streaming records last week, an album chart record on Monday and singles chart records today. How'd he do it?

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'Sanctuary Cities' Promise Legal Fight After Sessions Threatens Funds

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"The Trump Administration is pushing an unrealistic and mean spirited executive order," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted.

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Hidden Brain Study Guides - Beta

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At Hidden Brain, we're launching a new project providing study guides for select episodes of our show. If you're a teacher at the middle school, high school, or college levels, please check these out!

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Songs We Love: Terry Allen, 'Cortez Sail'

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#TBT with a central track from 1975's mythical, country music-expanding album by one of the secret songwriting heroes of Lubbock, Texas.

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India's Cities Have A Honking Big Noise Problem

They're so noisy that the Central Pollution Control Board is urging drivers not to honk needlessly — like that Uber...

White Supremacist Charged With Terrorism Over Murder Of Black Man

Police say James Jackson traveled to New York City in order to "kill black men," a plan he carried out when he...

Late Anti-Apartheid Leader Ahmed Kathrada: 'Don't Harbor Hatred And Revenge'

The anti-apartheid activist, who died Tuesday, worked to end apartheid alongside Nelson Mandela. In his later years,...

Device Mimicking Female Reproductive Cycle Could Aid Research

Scientists have assembled a lab system from living tissue that can replicate a woman's 28-day hormonal cycle. The...

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