Matt Stevens

politics reporter for the NY Times

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politics reporter for the NY Times

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During the third presidential debate on Thursday night in Houston, candidate Andrew Yang raised a lot of eyebrows when he said, "My campaign will now give a freedom dividend of $1000 a…

Does Andrew Yang's $1000 promise violate campaign finance laws?

During the third presidential debate on Thursday night in Houston, candidate Andrew Yang raised a lot of eyebrows when he said, "My campaign will now give a freedom dividend of $1000 a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A truck ran head-on into a bus full of students from the Los Angeles area yesterday. They were on their way to visit the campus of Humboldt State University.

Bus Crash

A truck ran head-on into a bus full of students from the Los Angeles area yesterday. They were on their way to visit the campus of Humboldt State University.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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