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Morning News Brief: Facebook Response, Friday Budget Deadline

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Slovakia's Government In Turmoil After Journalist's Death

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U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russians

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In Chicago, Students Protest Gun Violence In Communities

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U.K. Expels 23 Russian Diplomats

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Morning News Brief: School Safety

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Morning News Brief: Cohn's Resignation, Texas Primary Results

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More Texas Voters Begin To Change The Way They Think On Gun Issues

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Morning News Brief: Trump Tariffs, Texas Primary

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Dessa Separates Head From Heart, With A Little Help From Science

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News Brief: Jared Kushner, Students Return To Classes Post Shooting

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Condoleezza Rice's Film Grapples With What, If Anything, Unifies America

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