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The impeachment proceedings against President Trump have featured testimony by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland on a key cellphone conversation with Trump regarding Ukraine. Sondland is seen here being sworn in last month. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Presidential Impeachments Mirror Technological Advances; This Time, It's Smartphones

Each of the United States' four presidential impeachment proceedings has highlighted increasingly sophisticated technologies, beginning with telegrams in the case against Andrew Johnson.

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Presidential Impeachments Mirror Technological Advances; This Time, It's Smartphones

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Alaska Cod Fishery Closes And Industry Braces For Ripple Effect

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With 'Nothing Fancy,' Alison Roman Aims To Rebrand Having People Over For Dinner

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The Opposite of Hallelujah Jens Lekman
My Mistakes Eleanor Friedberger
Welcome to Lunar Industries
Lazy Calm Cocteau Twins
Sound of Fuca Jayda G
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'Wow, You're Using The Kitchen Again': The Irritations, Perks Of Longer Airbnb Stays

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The U.S. Concealed Carry Association Woos NRA Members With A Focus On Family

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