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    A reminder: Freedom of the press confirms the government may not restrict mass communication.

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    How does encourage victims to doubt their ability to know what's true & what's false?

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    Basquiat was known for a gestural art style with graffiti-like images & scrawled text

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    in 1986 Aquino was the 1st woman as Philippine President joining these other barrier-breaking .

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    Corzaon Aquino replaced Marcos as Philippine president after he fled in the wake of his election fraud in 1986.

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    in 1986 Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after a fraudulent election victory.

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    Winslow Homer, known for watercolours exploring humanity's relationship with nature, was born in 1836.

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    Resentment at the loss of WWI, economic woes & widespread discontent helped the the Nazi Party's rise

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    Gwen Ifill's award-winning journalism career was characterized by her toughness & integrity.

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    Sweden had no terrorist-related incidents last week but it does have the oldest law on record.

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    The scandal was broken by the work of 2 journalists, Woodward & Bernstein.

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    Judith Butler, known for her theories of the performative nature of & sex, was born in 1956.

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    Ibn Baṭṭūṭah, the medieval Muslim explorer, traveled over 75,000 miles to almost every Muslim country.

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    Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon ran the website Breitbart, providing a plaform for the alt-right.

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    Woody plant leaves (like rosemary) are considered herbs. So plant part > plant type according to our editors. Thanks for asking!

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