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Michael Hayden, former Director of the CIA and NSA, speaks at Nobel Week Dialogue: the Future of Truth conference on Dec. 9, 2017, in Gothenburg, Sweden. Julia Reinhart/Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-CIA Director On National Security, Post-Truth 'Assault On Intelligence'

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A Journalist Seeks Out Her Roots, But Finds Few Answers In The Soil

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Former Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., served in Congress from 2001-2017. He is pictured here in 2014. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A Bill To Make Every American Bear Arms, In The Novel 'Big Guns'

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In 'Emergency Contact,' Finding A Safe Space In Texts

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A Long Fight For Justice For Contractors In 'The Girl From Kathmandu'

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CNN's Jake Tapper On McCarthyism, Trump And The 'Jar Jar Binks Principle'

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By some estimates, nearly half of the people confined in U.S. jails and prisons have a mental illness, notes Alisa Roth, author of Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness. Darrin Klimek/Getty Images hide caption

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'Insane': America's 3 Largest Psychiatric Facilities Are Jails

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How America's White Power Movement Coalesced After The Vietnam War

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Alex Wagner is a co-host of The Circus on Showtime and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. Above, she speaks at the 69th Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 19, 2017, in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'The New Face Of America,' Journalist Alex Wagner Saw Herself

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Gilbert King's Latest Book: 'Beneath A Ruthless Sun'

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The U.S. Army's Autonomous Remote Engagement System is mounted on the Picatinny Lightweight Remote Weapon System and coupled with an M240B machine gun. It's part of a program that reduces the time to identify targets using automatic target detection and user-specified target selection. U.S. Army hide caption

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Autonomous Weapons Would Take Warfare To A New Domain, Without Humans

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Reflects On 'Ambition And Manhood In America'

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Goldberg's 'Suicide Of The West' Tackles Ills Of Identity Politics

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