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The Handmaid's Tale, starring Elisabeth Moss, coincided with a spike in new subscribers to Hulu, one of an increasing number of video streaming platforms. George Kraychyk/Hulu hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, appearing at a campaign stop in Concord, N.H., raised about $6 million in the first day of his 2020 presidential campaign, which was evidence that he's maintained strong grassroots support. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr is being urged by both Democrats and Republicans to make special counsel Robert Mueller's final report public. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Michelle Kenney, the mother of Antwon Rose II, leaves the Allegheny County, Pa., Courthouse Friday. She did not show emotion as she heard former police officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in the death of her son. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Major U.S. stock indexes fell Friday as short-term Treasury yields exceeded those on long-term bonds, in what some analysts consider a sign that a recession may be coming. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo, taken on Tuesday, smoke rises from a fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Co. near the Carpenter Elementary School in Deer Park, Texas. The blaze briefly reignited on Friday. Jeffrey Fountain/AP hide caption

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, pictured earlier this month, has settled a lawsuit by same-sex couples who argued their rights were violated by faith-based adoption agencies that don't want to work with gays and lesbians. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Students attend a Ukrainian language and literature lesson at a school in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in 2016. In 2018, students in four cities across Ukraine received training to help them identify disinformation, propaganda and hate speech. Aleksey Filippov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr departs his home on Friday in McLean, Va. Barr notified Congress that he has received special counsel Robert Mueller's report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Mueller testifies during a Senate hearing in 2013. The former FBI director was appointed special counsel in the spring of 2017 after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Copies of a letter from Attorney General William Barr advising Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Robert Mueller Submits Report On Russia Investigation To Attorney General

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Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at an organizing event in February. Warren says she wants to get rid of the Electoral College, and vote for president using a national popular vote. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Abolishing The Electoral College Would Be More Complicated Than It May Seem

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