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How the party of Lincoln became the party of Alex Jones

At a news conference held in the hours after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, a man asked then-Gov. Deval Patrick whether the attacks had been carried out by the US government as part of a plot to clamp down on civil liberties. The governor, who had spent the day scrambling to respond to the crisis and begin coordinating the search for the perpetrators, dismissed the question with a quick "no."

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Tears of joy and relief as 279 Nigerian schoolgirls return home

Hundreds of schoolgirls were released on March 2nd after being abducted in the early hours of February 26th when armed men raided a state-run school in Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria, a government official has told CNN. CNN's Stephanie Busari reports.

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Why Biden must stop Erdogan's abuse of counterterrorism rhetoric

After 13 Turkish hostages were found dead in Northern Iraq on Feb. 14, Turkey arrested hundreds of people, including prominent members of the pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). The government even opened investigations into HDP members of parliament and human rights activists Hüda Kaya and Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, who had actively fought alongside the victims' families to bring the hostages home safely.

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'Why should I trust you now?' Flint residents grapple with vaccine hesitancy

In 2014, Flint, Michigan switched its water source, causing a crisis that resulted in several deaths and myriad health problems. Now, a strong sense of distrust in government and public health officials is prevalent in residents, the majority of whom are Black and Brown. With the coronavirus vaccine currently rolling out across the country, scarred Flint residents are still wondering whether or not it's safe to take. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports.

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India imposes new rules on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

India issued strict new rules on Thursday for Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms weeks after the country's government attempted to pressure Twitter to take down accounts it deemed incendiary.

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Dow slides more than 400 points

It's another rough day for stocks. The market has entered a new phase of volatility as government bond yields are on the rise, signaling expectations for higher interest rates down the line.

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Boris Johnson set to take England out of lockdown

Boris Johnson is set to announce his long-awaited roadmap for taking England out of lockdown, British government officials confirmed to CNN on Monday morning. The country has been in full national lockdown since January 4 after new variants of coronavirus were found inside parts of England that expedited the spread of the virus and was thought to be more dangerous.

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Analysis: Boris Johnson's government is 'gaslighting' Britain about Brexit, critics say

Andy Trust has been exporting fish from Cornwall to continental Europe for 20 years. However, the past seven weeks have given him cause to contemplate shutting down the entire European operation of his fish merchants, Ocean Harvest. "The cost of sending fish into Europe has more than trebled. In an industry that operates on thin profit margins, it could destroy British fishing," he says.

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FEMA okayed export of N95 masks as workers cried for more

In the midst of a national shortage of N95 masks, the U.S. government quietly granted an exception to its export ban on protective gear, allowing as many as 5 million of the masks per month to be shipped overseas.

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Facebook faces a global backlash

Facebook's decision to block people from sharing news in Australia has been rebuked by lawmakers around the world, raising the specter of a much wider showdown between the world's biggest social media platform and the governments and news organizations fighting to check its power.

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Taiwan blames 'external forces' for blocking BioNTech vaccine deal

The Chinese government has denied it obstructed Taiwan's coronavirus vaccine purchase from BioNTech, after the island's health minister revealed that its deal with the German drugmaker fell through at the last minute due to possible "political pressure."

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