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Matt Lauer, seen reporting for the NBC Today show at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, where the sexual assault described in Ronan Farrow's new book is alleged to have taken place. Scott Halleran/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Maddow's new book, Blowout, examines how the Russian economy's reliance on oil and natural gas contributed to Vladimir Putin's decision to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. NBC/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Maddow On How Russia's 'Resource Curse' Drove Putin To Election Interference

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Sports Illustrated was in chaos Thursday amid word of massive layoffs at the 65-year-old magazine. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Mass Layoffs, Chaos At 'Sports Illustrated' Spark Journalists' Rebellion

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Singapore, which is the setting for the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians, has enacted a law against false information that critics say will stifle public discussion and hamstring journalists. Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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