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Amid Chaos Venezuelans Struggle To Find The Truth, Online

As Venezuela grapples with a major political crisis, people there are struggling with misinformation online. WhatsApp, a popular messaging app, has been used to spread both rumors and news reports.

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Opinion: A True 'Sports Hero,' Jackie Robinson At 100

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Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? Natalie Cole
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Walk 'Em Buddy Johnson
Smile Boogie Belgique

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LGBT Navajos Discover Unexpected Champions: Their Grandparents

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Lumpy Space Princess The Littlest Viking
My Speed Lake Street Dive
January Feverkin
February Feverkin
Jamiender Sambi Suffer Like G Did
...Because We Care

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Amid Chaos, Venezuelans Struggle To Find The Truth, Online

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Mitchell vs. Rowesdower You.May.Die.In.The.Desert + Gifts from Enola

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A Slimy Discovery: New Fossil Found Of Jawless, Backless Hagfish

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Heat in the Streets

Children of Mexican immigrants wait to receive a free health checkup inside a mobile clinic at the Mexican Consulate in Denver, Colo., in 2009. The Trump administration wants to ratchet up scrutiny of the use of social services by immigrants. That's already led some worried parents to avoid family health care. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Fear Of Deportation Or Green Card Denial Deters Some Parents From Getting Kids Care

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Nicola Cruz Merges Electronic And Folk Music With The Use Of Cave Acoustics

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Senor de las Piedras Nicola Cruz
Obsidiana Nicola Cruz

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