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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Vice President Mike Pence talk before a joint session of the House and Senate convenes to count the Electoral College votes cast in the 2020 presidential election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Is the Electoral College Anti-Democratic?

The Electoral Count Reform Act is a bipartisan response to the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol where rioters and the former president attempted to pressure then-Vice President Mike Pence into subverting the election count.

Is the Electoral College Anti-Democratic?

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In Moscow on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen on a screen set at Red Square as he addresses a rally and a concert marking the annexation of four regions of Ukraine. ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Russia's Illegal Annexation Ushers In A Dangerous New Phase Of The War

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the formal annexation of four territories in Ukraine on Friday, after the conclusion of what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called "sham" referendums and "a complete farce."

Russia's Illegal Annexation Ushers In A Dangerous New Phase Of The War

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As Hurricane Ian moved through the Gulf Coast of Florida, it brought high winds, storm surges and rain to Port Charlotte, causing severe damage and flooding homes. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Hurricane Ian Tears Across Florida

Hurricane Ian carved a path of destruction through central Florida, with extreme winds, heavy rains and a torrent of waters flooding in from the Gulf of Mexico.

Hurricane Ian Tears Across Florida

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Iranian Americans rally in support of the Iranian resistance movement and to denounce the death of Mahsa Amini, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC Wednesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iran Protests, Anger At Hijab Rules Is "The Tip Of The Iceberg"

The widespread protests in Iran were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. She died after being detained by Iran's morality police for allegedly violating the country's strict dress code.

In Iran Protests, Anger At Hijab Rules Is "The Tip Of The Iceberg"

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Sterling Raspe was born with a rare heart defect and underwent eight months of intensive treatment before she passed away. The Raspes were left to deal with millions of dollars in medical bills after her death. Kingsley Raspe hide caption

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The Heartbreak And Cost Of Losing A Baby In America

Every year, more than 300,000 U.S. families have infants who require advanced medical care in neonatal intensive care units.

The Heartbreak And Cost Of Losing A Baby In America

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In November 1960, Ruby Bridges became the first Black child to desegregate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans. The six-year-old was escorted by four U.S. marshals. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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After Making History As A Child, Ruby Bridges Shares Her Story With Today's Kids

Ruby Bridges was just six years old in 1960 when she became the first Black child to desegregate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans.

After Making History As A Child, Ruby Bridges Shares Her Story With Today's Kids

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A man wears a face mask as he walks on Pier 45 in Hudson River Park in New York. The coronavirus pandemic has taken a harsh toll on the mental health of young Americans, according to a new poll that finds adults under 35 especially likely to report negative feelings or experience physical or emotional symptoms associated with stress and anxiety. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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What's Really Causing America's Mental Health Crisis?

This week the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced recommendations that doctors screen all patients under 65 for anxiety.

What's Really Causing America's Mental Health Crisis?

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Scandals? What Scandals? The NFL Keeps Surging.

The NFL has dealt with plenty of scandal this century, but this offseason was pretty rough.

Scandals? What Scandals? The NFL Keeps Surging.

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According to The Sentencing Project, more than 55,000 Americans are incarcerated in state and federal prisons with no chance of parole. Mohamad Syam/Getty Images hide caption

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The Stories Of People Serving Life Sentences, In Their Own Words

More than 55,000 people in the U.S. are serving life sentences without the possibility of parole, according to research from The Sentencing Project.

The Stories Of People Serving Life Sentences, In Their Own Words

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People play pool in a bar on Tuesday in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. Two days after Hurricane Fiona struck this Caribbean nation over a million residents are still without electricity. Jose Jimenez/Getty Images hide caption

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An Unfinished Recovery From Hurricane Maria Left Puerto Rico Vulnerable to Fiona

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has allocated billions of dollars to Puerto Rico to help it rebuild from Hurricane Maria with more resilient infrastructure. Five years after the storm, only a tiny fraction of it has been spent, and Hurricane Fiona has again left much of the island in the dark.

An Unfinished Recovery From Hurricane Maria Left Puerto Rico Vulnerable to Fiona

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