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US SOLDIER FREED FROM CAPTIVITY IN AFGHANISTAN
US soldier held captive by Taliban in Afghanistan for nearly five years freed
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Snapchat avoids the fake news epidemic by vetting publishers who appear in Discover, hiring human editors for Live Stories, and limiting re-sharing
Susan B. Glasser / The Brookings Institution:
Political reporting has become better, faster, and more competitive in the last 30 years, but the new flood of information may be drowning us
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Three years after launch, The Information has a reporting staff of 10, is cash-flow positive, and juggles a closed-club feel with aggressive reporting
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