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Mar-A-Lago Search Affidavit, UN Leader in Ukraine, Tijuana Violence

A Florida judge has given the Justice Department a week to decide what to make public regarding the search of former President Trump's home. The UN secretary general met with the presidents' of Ukraine and Turkey in Lviv, Ukraine. A wave of violence in Mexico kept Tijuana residents at home after a cartel allegedly called for a curfew.

Mar-A-Lago Search Affidavit, UN Leader in Ukraine, Tijuana Violence

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Trump CFO Plea Deal, Immigration Poll, New COVID Booster

A longtime top executive of the Trump Organization is expected to plead guilty to more than a dozen tax fraud felonies in Manhattan criminal court. A new poll finds a majority of Americans hold negative views about immigrants. The FDA has a new strategy for testing the latest COVID boosters.

Trump CFO Plea Deal, Immigration Poll, New COVID Booster

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Liz Cheney's Political Future, Colorado River Crisis, Back To School

Liz Cheney will continue fighting for democracy after losing her primary over condemnation of former President Trump. The Colorado River is in crisis and states can't agree on necessary water restrictions. 50 million students return to school this month after years of education interrupted and overshadowed by the pandemic.

Liz Cheney's Political Future, Colorado River Crisis, Back To School

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Giuliani Criminal Probe, Alaska House Seat, Kenyan Election Results

Rudy Guiliani is the target of a criminal investigation in Georgia for his efforts to overturn election results in 2020. Sarah Palin is on the ballot for Alaska's only US House seat. Contested results in Kenya's presidential election are being closely watched at home and abroad.

Giuliani Criminal Probe, Alaska House Seat, Kenyan Election Results

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Afghan Women Protest, FBI Facing Threats, Ukraine Nuclear Plant

Women march through the streets of Kabul protesting repression one year after the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. Threats against the FBI have risen sharply since the search of former President Trump's Florida estate. Ukrainians in the city of Nikopol are living under a double threat: Russian missiles, and risk of accident at the nearby occupied nuclear plant.

Afghan Women Protest, FBI Facing Threats, Ukraine Nuclear Plant

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Embedded: Changing The Police

Yonkers, N.Y. is a city with a long and ugly history of bad policing. The Justice Department has demanded an overhaul of the department and has been monitoring it for more than a decade. The commissioner in Yonkers has promised to do what the feds want and more. He has promised to "reform" policing in Yonkers and turn his officers into guardians of the community, accountable to its citizens. Can it be done and what does this kind of reform even look like?

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Trump Warrant Unsealed, Major Democratic Bill Passes, A Year Under Taliban Rule

Newly released documents offer insight into what prompted the search of Donald Trump's Florida residence. The Inflation Reduction Act will invest more than $300 billion in energy and climate reform. Many Afghans are struggling a year after the Taliban took over their country's governance.

Trump Warrant Unsealed, Major Democratic Bill Passes, A Year Under Taliban Rule

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Mar-a-Lago Warrant, FBI Office Attacked, New CDC COVID Guidance

Attorney General Merrick Garland has requested that the Mar-a-Lago search warrant be made public. Violent rhetoric from the GOP fueled an attack on the Cincinnati FBI office. The CDC relaxes COVID-19 guidance signaling a new phase of the pandemic.

Mar-a-Lago Warrant, FBI Office Attacked, New CDC COVID Guidance

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Gas Prices Fall, Remembering Charlottesville, Iran Nuclear Negotiations

The average price for a gallon of gas has fallen below $4 after hitting a historic high last month. Five years ago white nationalists held a violent rally in Charlottesville VA that inspired the far right. EU Negotiators say there's hope for a renewed nuclear deal between Iran and the US.

Gas Prices Fall, Remembering Charlottesville, Iran Nuclear Negotiations

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Mar-a-Lago Raid Backlash, New Mexico Murder Suspect, Kenyan Presidential Elections

GOP Politicians are calling the FBI raid on former president Trump's estate a lawless partisan raid. Police have arrested and charged a suspect in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque. Kenyans go to the polls to elect a new president.

Mar-a-Lago Raid Backlash, New Mexico Murder Suspect, Kenyan Presidential Elections

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