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Trump's Latest Tweet Is Roundly Criticized

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From Mourning to 'Moonlight': A Year In Race, As Told By Code Switch

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Supreme Court Will Rule On Trump's Travel Ban In The Fall

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From sports, to politics, to the stock market, we love to make (and hear) predictions. This week, Hidden Brain explores why the so-called experts are so often wrong, and how we can avoid the common pitfalls of telling the future. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Degrees of Maybe: How We Can All Make Better Predictions

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Jan Yanes (center) cries as Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff concedes the special election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District Tuesday night. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer departs after a briefing at the White House on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The Daily White House Briefing: 'Must-See TV' With An Uncertain Future

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Russia To Target U.S. Aircraft Flying Over Syrian Government Airspace

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Senate Republicans Consider Health Care Bill To Replace Obamacare

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President Trump's supporters have a history of manufacturing story lines to undermine opponents. Is that what's going on with floating the possibility of firing special counsel Robert Mueller? Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Contacts Issue Hangs Over Trump's Administration

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