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Long Sealed, Newly Released Watergate 'Road Map' Could Guide Russia Probe

The Justice Department determined it could not indict a sitting president. Instead it had to find a way to present its findings to Congress. The old document has taken on new relevance.

Amanda Cahill, a supporter of Montana's tobacco tax measure, I-185, at a press conference near the state capitol last August. Tobacco firms have spent $17 million in opposition to the initiative, compared to an $8 million campaign by those in favor of it. Corin Cates-Carney/Montana Public Radio hide caption

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Big Tobacco Spends Big To Block A Tax And Medicaid Expansion In Montana

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Sigala / Dobru Noc, Ma Mila Yair Dalal & Lenka Lichtenberg
Export to Hot Climates Portico Quartet
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'Jim Crow's Last Stand' In Louisiana May Fall To Ballot Measure

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Gemini Feed Banks
A State of Mind Serpent's Eye, Chill Out

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Beyond Plastic Bans: Creating Products To Replace It

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Mona Haydar's Barbarican EP is out now, via The Most. Feda Eid/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mona Haydar Breaks The Mold For Muslim Rap: 'You Just Have To Do You'

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American Mona Haydar
Outre Mer Garage a Trois
To Wisdom The Prize The Roy Hargrove Quintet
Strasbourg/St. Denis Roy Hargrove

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Long Sealed, Newly Released Watergate 'Road Map' Could Guide Russia Probe

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After nine years in deep space collecting data that indicates our sky is filled with billions of hidden planets, NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has run out of fuel. On Oct. 30, 2018, NASA announced the retirement of the spacecraft. NASA/JPL-CALTECH/T. Pyle/Getty Images hide caption

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After 9 Years In Orbit, Kepler Telescope Leaves A Legacy Of Discovery

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Awake Tycho
Jesus and Woody Ry Cooder
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Mogador Club d'Elf

The life and death of Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin, pictured here in 2010, is the subject of a new book by Lindsey Hilsum, a fellow journalist. Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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A New Biography Of Marie Colvin, Eyewitness To War

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Behind The Real Sex And Love Addiction In The Musical Film 'Unlovable'

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Here's to the Trigger John Hawkes
East Africa Augustus Pablo

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