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An aggressive administration plan for the release of the final report today is sparking accusations of blatant political interference
America has been waiting two years to hear from Robert Mueller.

Don Lemon goes off on Barr's handling of Mueller report
CNN's Don Lemon criticizes Attorney General William Barr for not releasing Robert Mueller's redacted report to Congress or reporters until after his scheduled press conference on the subject.

NYT: DOJ discussed Mueller report with White House
Officials from the Justice Department have spoken repeatedly with the White House about special counsel Robert Mueller's findings, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

Barnes & Noble is offering free pre-orders of Mueller report
Robert Mueller's full report has yet to be released, but you can already order it online.

Opinion: The control-F search you should do on the Mueller report
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is nearly 400 pages long. As a real-world reference point, the Modern Classics version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" runs 384 pages. Even if Attorney General William Barr makes so many color-coded redactions to Mueller's report that it looks like a pack of Skittles exploded, do not expect a standard law enforcement investigative recap. We are about to get hit with a novel-length tome.

Toobin: Watching Fox News turned Barr into Trump fan
The New York Times' Maggie Haberman and CNN's Jeffrey Toobin discuss Attorney General William Barr's actions ahead of the release of Robert Mueller's report to the public.

Ivanka Trump's blank check at the White House
Ivanka Trump is the eldest daughter of Donald Trump. And a senior adviser in his White House. And, according to her, she could have been the head of the World Bank, too. 

CNN reporter on Trump's claim: Things are not 'excellent'
President Donald Trump tweeted that his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim John Un is "excellent." CNN's Will Ripley explains why it is not.

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will not run for president in 2020, he announced Wednesday.

Opinion: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez left Facebook. Good for her
Even freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the breakout star of the Democratic Party, whose social media savvy has thus far been a key ingredient to her political career, is apparently not immune from the toxic effects that too much social media consumption can have on a person.

Doctors in 8 states charged in opioids bust, including one accused of trading pills for sex
Nearly three dozen doctors and a host of other medical professionals across eight states were charged for illegally prescribing and distributing opioids and other dangerous narcotics, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Video compares how Fox News covers Trump vs. Obama
A producer at NowThis News created a video showing Fox News bashing former President Barack Obama for the same things President Donald Trump does. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Bernie Sanders triggers Trump as he seeks to win over his voters
Bernie Sanders guessed right.

18-year-old dies six days after suspected hazing incident
An 18-year-old University at Buffalo student died Wednesday after falling victim to a suspected hazing incident last week, his school's president said in a statement.

North Korea tests 'tactical' weapon
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test," according to a report from the country's state media.

Another blast of severe storms aims for places still recovering from tornadoes
Another blast of severe weather will kick off Wednesday in the central and southern United States, even as some of those places are still recovering from last week's deadly storm system.

Facebook collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without their knowledge
Facebook has admitted that it collected up to 1.5 million users' email contacts without their consent, in the latest privacy issue to hit the giant tech firm.

Man is arrested with gas cans and lighters at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York
A man is in custody after he tried to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York on Wednesday night with gallons of gasoline, lighter fluid and lighters, authorities said.

White supremacist who killed a young black man has been sentenced to life in prison
More than two years ago, a white man chased down a young black man in a Jeep and killed him.

Diver who helped save Thai soccer team is rescued from Tennessee cave
A cave diver from the UK was rescued after becoming trapped in a Tennessee cave he was exploring with four others, according to the Jackson County Emergency Management Agency.

Complete 2019 NFL schedule is released

Former activist Judy Clark granted parole after nearly 40 years in prison
Judy Clark, a former radical activist who has spent nearly 40 years in jail for her role in a 1981 robbery of a Brink's armored truck in suburban New York has been granted parole, according to her attorney.

Foldable smartphone breaking for early users
Early reviews of the new Samsung Galaxy Fold aren't going over well, with reports of malfunctioning screens and cracks within days.

New photos tell us what to expect from the next 'Game of Thrones' episode
Jaime Lannister may finally have to answer for his crimes.

Rappers want Fox host fired after 'disrespecting' Nipsey Hussle
Snoop Dogg, The Game and other artists are calling for Fox host Laura Ingraham to be fired after a controversial segment on Nipsey Hussle, just one day after his memorial.

Blue Ivy shows off her vocal skills in Beyoncé's 'Homecoming'
The Beyoncé magic is definitely in Blue Ivy Carter's DNA.

Divorced dads react to Michelle Obama remarks
Michelle Obama compares President Trump to a "divorced dad." Jeanne Moos reports that divorced dads are taking offense.

Jet Airways collapses as banks pull the plug
Jet Airways has finally been grounded.

Trebek signs off 'Jeopardy' for the summer
It's hiatus time for the crew at "Jeopardy" but beloved host Alex Trebek, who is fighting a battle with cancer, says he intends to be back.

Police say she was infatuated with Columbine. She's not alone
For John McDonald, there's nothing new about people infatuated with Columbine coming to visit.

FBI looking at website woman may have posted to
• Students start campaign to share images of their death if they're killed

She started fighting in a ring to get past anger
Parkland survivor Brandon Abzug asks Columbine survivor Amy Over how she deals with the mental health issues that come with trauma.

Columbine survivors tell Parkland students 'This will never be normal'
Columbine and Parkland.

Columbine students start campaign to share images of their death if they're killed in gun violence
Nearly 20 years after the mass shooting at Columbine High School captured the nation's attention, some of the school's current students are using its legacy to combat gun violence.

Why Carl's Jr. is testing out a CBD burger
Carl's Jr. is testing out a cannabis burger to stay at the forefront of the CBD trend.

These farmers are making a killing on hemp
Blue Forest Farms used to grow hundreds of acres of kale, squash and pumpkins. But it has since switched its focus to a different cash crop: hemp.

The politics of pot are changing
The way 2020 presidential candidates view marijuana is evolving, and it has a lot to do with the changing public opinion.

The CBD gold rush has begun
The CBD gold rush has begun.

Raunchy Australian real estate promo horrifies internet
Guests are often told to make themselves at home -- but a sultry pair of actors have pushed that invitation to its limits, much to the gleeful horror of the internet.

Best photos of 2019 revealed
Italian artist Federico Borella took home the Photographer of the Year prize at the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2019, which attracted 327,000 entries from 195 countries.

Utility worker runs for life as power line explodes
Police dashcam video captured the moment a falling power line erupted in sparks and flames right next to a New Jersey utility worker.

Here's the deal with Kim and Kanye's sinks
We can rest easy now about the inner workings of Kim Kardashian West's bathroom sinks.

Netflix is still the king of streaming
Netflix has a message for Disney, Amazon, Apple and the numerous other media and tech companies vying for the streaming media throne: We still wear the crown.

Big business is giving up its fight against a higher minimum wage
Corporate America has been, shall we say, evolving on the minimum wage in recent years.

American Airlines doesn't know how much the 737 Max grounding will cost

Why we're so focused on 'selfie' deaths
On Sunday, college student Andrea Norton, just 20 years old, was repositioning herself for a photo, police said, when she fell to her death on a hiking trip in the Ozarks. The same weekend, college student Sydney Monfries fell to her death after climbing the Fordham University bell tower and sending out a video via Snapchat.

Trump's Yemen veto sets stage for potential Supreme Court confrontation
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump vetoed a bipartisan congressional resolution that would have forced his administration to end military support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen. This resolution was the first time that Congress has invoked the 1973 War Powers Resolution (often referred to as the "War Powers Act"), which limits the President's ability to commit US forces abroad without congressional approval.

Trump can't straddle two horses in this civil war
In Libya, a frightening and intricate political corner of North Africa, the Trump administration risks putting itself in an untenable situation of backing two horses in the same race -- the recognized government of Libya and the rebels knocking at the door of the capital.

Pay attention to this footnote in Barr's letter
As we await Attorney General William Barr's release of his redacted and color-coded version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, speculation is mainly driven by Barr's March 24 letter and his description of the results of the special counsel's investigation into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice.

Beyoncé is changing the historical narrative
One of the very few things that's certain about any Beyoncé announcement is that nothing is really certain. This was true of last week's reveal that Beychella -- the nickname fans have given to the megastar's history-making 2018 Coachella set -- would be coming to Netflix. There was, almost immediately, speculation about whether the documentary, "Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé," which premiers today and charts "the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement," would be a sort of prelude to something else: a new single, a new album, another world tour.

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Ex-Peru president kills himself before arrest

Passenger boat sinks: 150 missing
As many as 150 people are missing after a passenger boat sank on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said.

BTS' new music video breaks YouTube record
K-pop group BTS can now add two new titles to their long list of accolades: YouTube's most-streamed video in the first 24 hours of its release, and the fastest video to hit 100 million views.

Couple rescued in Australian outback after writing 'help' in mud
An Australian couple has been rescued from a crocodile-ridden part of Australia's remote north after lighting a fire and scrawling the word "help" in mud to attract the attention of search crews.

Britons may need 'porn passes' from July
Repeatedly delayed age-verification laws aimed at preventing under-18s from viewing online pornography will come into force in the UK in July, the government has announced.

How can this Gothic masterpiece be rebuilt?
As the ashes settle in the embers of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, the laborious restoration process can begin. Rebuilding will take years, possibly more than a decade. Yet, for a Gothic masterpiece that famously took 107 years to construct, and stood for centuries more, this may simply mark the latest evolution of a building that has been reshaped many times in its 850-year history.

New plane wing could change aircraft design forever
Plane wings are traditionally strong, thick and sturdy but a team of researchers led by NASA has created a flexible wing that morphs as it flies.

Measuring the architectural loss of Notre Dame fire
It is poignant that the great cathedral of Notre Dame is probably receiving as much attention now, as its fate hangs in the balance, than at any other time in its 850-year history. Rarely has the destruction of an historic work of architecture generated so much public emotion.

Stunning photos show 'Black is Beautiful'
To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning black art and political movements in New York -- most notably, the "Black is Beautiful" movement that encouraged black people to accept and celebrate their natural features.

Chernobyl: What decades of decay look like
When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and sending radioactive fallout billowing across Europe.

'Bless This Mess' shows TV can't go back to 'Green Acres'
There aren't a lot of laughs, it turns out, in a politically fractious America, the kind that divided the country's map into color-coded swatches of red and blue.

Sterling K. Brown joining 'Mrs. Maisel'
Sterling K. Brown has revealed some exciting news about a very popular television show and no, we're not talking about "This Is Us."

Can you be gay online in China? Social media companies aren't sure
Weibo can't seem to get it right.

Netflix is on the brink of 150 million subscribers
Netflix is on the brink of 150 million subscribers.

Apple and Qualcomm drop all of their legal disputes
Apple and Qualcomm on Tuesday agreed to dismiss all of the legal battles between the two companies around the world.

Tech companies have a major 'live' problem
Big tech companies have spent the better part of two years telling us how they're trying to fix their misinformation problem.