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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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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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Plácido Domingo on stage in July. Domingo was scheduled to perform at New York's Metropolitan Opera on Wednesday but withdrew following accusations of harassment. Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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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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