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  • First Look Trump revokes former CIA director's security clearance

    The move was an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocal critic and politicizes the government's security clearance process. President Trump said he was protecting classified information, while Former CIA Director John Brennon called the revocation an attempt to scare critics into silence. 

  • First Look US newspapers pen editorials defending free press

    The coordinated editorials by an estimated 350 papers emphasized the value of a free press in a democracy. Some newspapers that didn't join the effort argued in their editorial pages that it was counterproductive to the goal of building trust. 

  • Monitor Breakfast What price loyalty? How cast-aside aides retain Trump's ear.

    A spate of memoirs by former Trump aides has raised questions over loyalty to the boss and what it means to retain a seat at the president's kitchen cabinet. 

  • First Look Jury hears closing arguments in Manafort trial

    Closing arguments have been delivered in Paul Manafort's trial, with the prosecution arguing the case boils down to "Mr. Manafort and his lies." Manafort's trial for tax evasion and bank fraud is the first to emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

  • One city’s crime-fighting quandary: Where exactly to invest?

    After a devastating review by the Justice Department, the Chicago Police Department is planning a state-of-the-art police academy in an impoverished neighborhood on the city’s West Side. The move has been met with protests from community members and politicians alike. A look at lingering tensions between the police and residents nearly three years after the release of the Laquan McDonald video.