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Paul Smith says he wanted "take a page from the Russian playbook" to influence a California congressional campaign. Deanne Fitzmaurice for NPR hide caption

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Inspired By Russia, He Bought Influence On Facebook

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Advice For 'Grown-Ups' In Their 40s: 'Just Do What You Want More Often'

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At a news conference on Thursday in Kiev, Arkady Babchenko answered critics of his staged death. Authorities had announced that he had been fatally shot at his home on Tuesday. Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rosanna Arquette arrives at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 21 in Los Angeles. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Arquette: After Rejecting Weinstein, 'I Had A Completely Different Career'

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When Scientists Develop Products From Personal Medical Data, Who Gets To Profit?

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Michael Cohen, a personal lawyer for President Trump, leaves federal court in New York City in April. His legal troubles may test his loyalty to Trump, which has been built over years of protecting his boss in part by using legal threats. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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LISTEN: How Michael Cohen Protects Trump By Making Legal Threats

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Conservative filmmaker and author Dinesh D'Souza speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31 of that year in New Orleans. Earlier that month, he had pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. and South Korean soldiers sit inside an amphibious vehicle during an annual joint military landing exercise in Pohang, on South Korea's southeast coast, in March 2016. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Would The U.S. Withdraw Troops From South Korea?

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Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of Kim Jong Un's closest aides (second from right) and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sit across from one another before the start of a meeting on Thursday in New York Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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In this May 28, 2014, file photo, then-California state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, speaks at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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House Split On Immigration Might Be Good Politics For Some Moderate Republicans

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