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    Sean 'Diddy' Combs apologizes for 2016 video of Cassie assault caught on video

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  • ‘A bored jury will punish the lawyer’: Trump’s hush money trial enters its final stretch

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  • Helicopter carrying Iranian President Raisi suffered ‘hard landing,’ state media says

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  • The crucial moment from Rep. Crockett and MTG’s heated exchange you didn’t see

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  • New report details how Israel’s politics were hijacked by extremist settler ideology

    11:23
  • ‘We are trying to live’: Two Teenage refugees document their lives in war-torn Gaza

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  • Miliband: The ‘indomitable human spirit’ in Gaza personifies hope

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  • 'There's no excuse for it': Alito's upside down flag sparks calls for recusals and impeachment 

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  •  ‘Afraid of knowledge’: Teachers union president takes on book bans

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  • Jen Psaki: ‘Finding common ground through listening is often a tactic that isn't used as much as it should’

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  • ‘Totally new and terrifying’: Trump’s disturbing rhetoric escalates as trial heats up

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  • ‘This is not what our scriptures teach’: fmr Trump admin DHS official rejects MAGA’s claim on evangelicalism

    10:27
  • Iran's Morality Police Begin Enforcing Strict Dress Code Again

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  • ‘Selling the planet for a billion dollars:’ Environmentalist calls out Trump’s reported oil shakedown

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  • ‘How do we keep this from happening?’: ‘The Giver’ author Lois Lowry joins The Velshi Banned Book Club

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  • How Republicans are fueling Russia and China’s global effort to undermine democracy

    05:57
  • Not Forgotten: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Womens’ Day of remembrance.

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  • ‘In the South, we do not have safe places for people to go’: Tales from Post-Roe America

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  • ‘They’re moving the debate’

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  • ‘Blueprint for a soft coup’: Inside the far-right plan that could grant unchecked power to Trump 

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For some officials, Trump-era family separation policy was a “success” worth bringing back

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In the absence of congressional action to reform America’s immigration policies, cruelty has been the main deterrent strategy to prevent foreigners from attempting to enter the country. That was the main point of the Trump-era Zero Tolerance policy, which separated more than 5,000 migrant children from their parents at the southern border over the course of 18 months. That policy was widely rebuked, but there are officials still employed by the American government who “believe very strongly” in the “success of Zero Tolerance.” Journalist Caitlin Dickerson just published a behemoth investigation about the Zero Tolerance policy for ‘The Atlantic,’ and she says “there’s no question” these policies will return during a different administration. “I did countless interviews and there was nobody who said maybe…we would go a little bit softer or we would try to work more with Congress,” Dickerson tells Ali Velshi. “They are ready to hit the ground running.”