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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants America To Talk About Poverty

Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., spoke to NPR about her new anti-poverty legislation and her take on the Democrats' moves on an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants America To Talk About Poverty

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The time we spend Ivo Vollering
Feels Like May Ivo Vollering

Whistleblowers have been reporting wrongdoing in government institutions since the late 1770s. But it has always been risky. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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'Whistleblowing Is Really In Our DNA': A History Of Reporting Wrongdoing

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Loungerie Jorge Milliano

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Plácido Domingo Out At Metropolitan Opera Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Audrey Hepburn appears as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. In a letter to director George Cukor, she raved about the script. AP hide caption

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In Golden Age Hollywood, Film Stars Slid Into Each Others' Telegrams

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Breakfast at Tiffany's Henry Mancini & His Orchestra
Moon River (Original Main Titles) Henry Mancini

Salmon swim upstream in Seattle in 2017. A mass of abnormally warm water off the west coast of the U.S. that year contributed to a federal fishery disaster. Warming oceans and rising sea levels are threatening coastal economies as the world's climate changes. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Earth's Oceans Are Getting Hotter And Higher, And It's Accelerating

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Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., and other members of Congress are appealing a decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to evict them from office spaces at VA hospitals. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Evicts Members Of Congress From Offices In VA Hospitals

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