by Countable | 2.16.18
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Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought charges against 13 Russians for interfering with the 2016 elections. The 37-page indictment alleges the Russians’ operations “included supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J Trump…and disparaging Hillary Clinton." Wondering what else is in - and not in - the indictment? Click here.
A month before the mass shooting at a Florida high school, the FBI received a tip about the suspected gunman and his "desire to kill people"—but investigators failed to act on it. Read our complete coverage of this breakdown in protocol here.
As part of the 1994 Crime Bill, Congress banned prisoners from receiving Pell grants—federal subsidies that assist low to middle-income students in paying for post-secondary education. Senators are now considering repealing that ban, allowing federal money to flow to the nation’s cash-strapped prison education system. Head here to learn more and share your thoughts.
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