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A Syrian Refugee Family's Resettlement In The U.S. Is Captured In Graphic Novel

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Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is sworn in before testifying on July 24, 2019 before a House Judiciary Committee hearing about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Getty Images hide caption

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A Lead Prosecutor On Mueller's Team Weighs In On Where The Investigation Fell Short

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Trump Nominee Could Solidify Supreme Court's Conservative Direction

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David S. Reynold's Book 'Abe' Reveals New Information About Lincoln

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The LatinxPitch for Kid Lit group just held their first Twitter event where writers and illustrators pitched ideas. Illustration by Tatiana Gardel/www.tatianagardel.com hide caption

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New Groups Aim To Get More Latinx Stories To Young Readers

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'The Bomb' Presents A 'Secret History' Of Nuclear War Planning In America

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Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at the 2020 March on Washington, officially known as the Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks, at the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28 in Washington. Daniel Knighton/Getty Images hide caption

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Al Sharpton: Policing In America Will Change Because Of George Floyd's Death

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Juan Felipe Herrera Paints Portrait Of America In New Poetry Collection

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Author Interview: Adapting To Social Media's Disruptions In 'The Hype Machine'

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Nic Stone Discusses Her New Children's Novel, 'Dear Justyce'

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Feminist Gloria Steinem On Finding Herself Free Of The 'Demands Of Gender'

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