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Daily News Story: Comey hearing outcome

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Former FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, and his testimony revealed new information about the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading

Telling fact from fiction amidst media bombardment

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Sometimes news is labeled as “fake” because the reader dislikes it or it contradicts their beliefs. However, fake news is when the news information as well as the news organization itself may intentionally be completely fabricated. Continue reading

White House withdraws from Paris climate agreement amid controversy

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President Trump announced on June 1 that the United States will begin the four-year process of withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accords, a greenhouse gas mitigation agreement among 196 countries. Continue reading

Criticism continues over Jared Kushner’s reported Russia communication

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On Friday, the Washington Post reported that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, allegedly proposed in a conversation with Russia’s ambassador in January that a secret back channel created between the Trump team and Russia. Continue reading

How fake news about a DNC staffer’s murder buoyed conspiracies

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The murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich in July 2016 has led to a conspiracy theory based on unfounded claims linking Rich to WikiLeaks. Continue reading

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