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Spencer Ackerman

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Spencer Ackerman is a senior national security correspondent for the Daily Beast.

A former reporter for Wired magazine's 'Danger Room' blog, where he covered national security, he has also reported for the Washington Independent and American Prospect, and served as associate editor for the New Republic.

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While Trump fights through his latest battle in the Russia controversy, a California Republican is getting pulled deeper into the fray.

OC Republican Dana Rohrabacher's relations with Russians

While Trump fights through his latest battle in the Russia controversy, a California Republican is getting pulled deeper into the fray.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In a speech before the United Nations -- an organization dedicated to peace -- President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy North Korea. How did world leaders react?

In UN speech, Trump threatens all-out war

In a speech before the United Nations -- an organization dedicated to peace -- President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy North Korea. How did world leaders react?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead 
 Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to know many things about associates of President Trump and their ties to Moscow. One involves…

Kremlin influence and a widening Russia investigation

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to know many things about associates of President Trump and their ties to Moscow. One involves…

from To the Point

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In his letter to Congress, U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr wrote that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report showed no Russian collusion during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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After 17 years, the U.S. is trying to negotiate its way out of Afghanistan. One partner in the search for peace is the Taliban, once an enemy in the “War on Terror.”

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Canadian show “Workin’ Moms” gained attention in the U.S. after Netflix picked it up. Now in its third season, the show follows four women and their lives after giving birth.

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After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.

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It’s an extra episode of ATPL with special guest Preet Bharara!

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Democratic candidates are getting their days in the sun

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