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'Vice News Tonight' Seeks To Reinvent TV News For Millennials

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Former New York Times journalist Judith Miller along with her legal team including Robert Bennett, right, leaves U.S. District Court in Washington in 2007. Miller was jailed for nearly three months after refusing to testify in a CIA leak investigation. Kevin Wolf/AP hide caption

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Julia (center) first appeared online and in printed materials as a part of Sesame Street's See Amazing in all Children initiative. She'll now appear on TV as well. From left, Elmo, Alan Muraoka, Julia, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird. Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

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Louise Mensch, founder of the political site Heat Street and a former member of Parliament, wrote about the FBI's investigation into activities by Trump campaign figures with ties to Russia. Stefan Wemuth/WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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To Boost Trump Wiretap Claims, White House Leans On Unlikely Source

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"The job of the media is the accountability of government," says CNN President Jeff Zucker. "And I think we are uniquely positioned to do that with our resources and our reach." Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Turner hide caption

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Amid Trump Attacks And Snubs, Zucker's CNN Reclaims Newsy Mission

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Trump White House Takes Steps To Plug Leaks

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White House reporters line up Friday in Washington in hopes of attending a briefing in press secretary Sean Spicer's office. The off-camera briefing was limited mostly to pool reporters, broadcast networks and conservative-leaning outlets, with reporters for CNN, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and others denied entry. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart After Underage Sex Comments

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Anonymous Leaks Gain New Prominence In Trump-Era Journalism

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Then-Fox News chairman Roger Ailes with his wife Elizabeth Tilson in 2016. A New York attorney alleges Fox faces a federal probe related to sexual harassment of company employees by Ailes. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerard Baker. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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'Wall Street Journal' Editor Defends Trump Coverage At Staff Meeting

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John Oliver speaks at Comedy Central's "Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs" in New York in 2015. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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John Oliver On Facts, Donald Trump And The Supreme Court For Dogs

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The podium where Donald Trump would take the Oath of Office is covered on Jan. 19. Trump promised to govern transparently, but open-government advocates are seeing troubling early signs. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Transparency Advocates Fear Trump Officials Will Block Flow of Information to Public

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