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President Trump frequently criticizes the media at his campaign rallies like the one in Louisiana on Friday. His spokeswoman condemned a video that used a fake image of the president attacking opponents and the media. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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White House Distances Itself From Violent Fake Video Targeting Media And Critics

A disturbing video depicting President Trump shooting and , stabbing political opponents and media outlets was played at a conference held by a pro-Trump group at his Miami resort last week.

Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled an ethics plan that also assails practices in the Trump administration. It comes as his son Hunter is making new pledges to curtail overseas business dealings to quell criticism over his role in Ukraine's energy sector while his father was managing policy with the nation. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Takes On Trump With A Sweeping Ethics Plan, Amid Push Back Over Ukraine

Joe Biden is taking aim at President Trump over ethics, as the president continues attacks on the candidate and his son. Hunter Biden is now pledging to curtail his overseas business dealings.

President Trump talked to seniors about health care in central Florida in early October. "We eliminated Obamacare's horrible, horrible, very expensive and very unfair, unpopular individual mandate," Trump told the crowd. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Is Trying Hard To Thwart Obamacare. How's That Going?

Though polls show Affordable Care Act protections remain popular in the U.S., President Trump still threatens to drastically change the law if he can't repeal it. Here are five changes he's made.

Trump Is Trying Hard To Thwart Obamacare. How's That Going?

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We all want our kids to reach their full potential, but that doesn't mean running math drills. Author Kathy Hirsh-Pasek explains the "6 C's" that kids need to succeed and why raising brilliant kids starts with redefining brilliant. LA Johnson /NPR hide caption

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The Key To Raising Brilliant Kids? Play A Game

We all want our kids to succeed, but that doesn't mean running math drills. Author Kathy Hirsh-Pasek explains the "6 C's" that kids need to thrive and why raising brilliant kids starts with redefining brilliant.

The Key To Raising Brilliant Kids? Play A Game

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U.S. teens' use of e-cigarettes has doubled since 2017, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Tony Dejak/AP hide caption

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High School Vape Culture Can Be Almost As Hard To Shake As Addiction, Teens Say

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One in 4 high school seniors say they have vaped in the past month. And for heavy users, scary headlines about serious illness and death are no match for nicotine addiction and peer pressure.

High School Vape Culture Can Be Almost As Hard To Shake As Addiction, Teens Say

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The 2010s: 5 Ways Beyoncé Defined The Decade In Music

In the first of a series of conversations about the past decade in music, we examine some of the ways the singer, songwriter, producer and businesswoman helped steer the 2010s in new directions.

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How Magic Mushrooms Can Help Smokers Kick The Habit

Magic mushrooms — they're not just for getting weird with your friends. Researchers are increasingly looking at psychedelics to treat conditions like depression and addiction.

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Trump's Former Russia Adviser Testifies As Part Of Impeachment Inquiry

Fiona Hill, a British-born American foreign affairs expert, resigned as the president's top Russia analyst just days before the president's controversial call with his Ukrainian counterpart.

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Pumping Oxygen In A Lake To Try To Save Fish Facing Climate Change

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As the climate warms, many U.S. lakes are seeing more algal blooms, low oxygen levels and stressed out fish species. One team in Oregon hopes that pumping oxygen into the water can help.

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Ecuador Reaches Fuel Subsidy Deal To End Violent Protests

The President of Ecuador has reversed his decision to repeal a decades-old fuel subsidy after gas prices spiked and widespread protests raged for nearly two weeks.

A Moran tugboat nears the stern of the vessel Golden Ray as it lays on its side in Jekyll Island, Ga. The ship capsized last month and is still there on its side, leaking an unknown amount of fuel and oil. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Overturned Cargo Ship In Georgia Stuck On Side, Leaking Fuel

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A 400-person, 70-vessel recovery effort is working to minimize the potential environmental damage from a capsized cargo ship off the Georgia coast.

Overturned Cargo Ship In Georgia Stuck On Side, Leaking Fuel

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