Brianna Provenzano
Brianna Provenzano

Brianna is a staff writer at Mic, covering breaking news. Send tips/inquiries to brianna@mic.com.

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Nov. 22, 2017

Military personnel being investigated for contact with foreign women during Trump’s trip to Asia

The officials in question allegedly broke curfew during Trump’s stopover in Vietnam near the close of his 12-day tour of Asia.

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Nov. 21, 2017

Second judge blocks Trump’s ban on transgender military service

The ruling comes after a federal court partially blocked the same directive in October, urging all branches of the military to "revert to the status quo."
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Nov. 21, 2017

Charlie Rose fired from CBS amid allegations of sexual misconduct

The news of Rose’s termination comes just one day after the network suspended the star anchor.
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Nov. 20, 2017

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline days after leak

The controversial project, which was first proposed nearly a decade ago, has drawn fierce criticism from environmental activists from the start.
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Nov. 20, 2017

Trump suggests NFL should suspend Marshawn Lynch for kneeling during national anthem

The tweet was Trump's second one criticizing African-American athletes in two days.
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Nov. 17, 2017

Leeann Tweeden reads Al Franken’s apology live on ‘The View’

Leeann Tweeden, morning news anchor on TalkRadio 790 KABC in Los Angeles, appeared on ABC’s 'The View' to elaborate on her experience.

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Nov. 16, 2017

Twitter removed its “verified” check from some white nationalists — but is that enough?

Richard Spencer, Laura Loomer and others just lost their blue check marks — but is that a meaningful step towards vanquishing hate speech on Twitter?
Nov. 15, 2017

After Sutherland Springs massacre, Americans want gun control more than ever, according to poll

Despite an overwhelming majority of Americans supporting measures like universal background checks, Congress has yet to take definitive action.
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Nov. 13, 2017

Roy Moore threatens to sue ‘Washington Post’ over report alleging he molested a 14-year-old

“Why would they come now? Because there are groups that don’t want me in the U.S. Senate,” Moore said.
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Nov. 9, 2017

Jelani Maraj, Nicki Minaj’s brother, found guilty in child rape trial

Maraj was accused of repeatedly raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter while her mother was away at work.
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Nov. 7, 2017

‘Gossip Girl’ actor Ed Westwick accused of rape

Cohen said that she hopes coming forward “will help others to know that they are not alone, that they are not to blame and it is not their fault.”

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Nov. 6, 2017

New Yorkers rally in support of ‘Gothamist’ and ‘DNAinfo’ outside City Hall

City council members, community activists and readers all gathered to protest the recent shuttering of local news sites 'DNAInfo' and 'Gothamist.'
Nov. 5, 2017

Kushner investor also invested in Facebook and Twitter with Kremlin money, Paradise Papers show

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner — who holds a stake in a company Jared Kushner co-owns — made Kremlin-backed contributions worth hundreds of millions of dollars to Facebook and Twitter.
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Nov. 3, 2017

4 female lawmakers allege sexual harassment in Congress, highlighting ongoing problem in politics

Women in politics are often the victims of the same predatory behavior women in any other male-dominated field face.
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Nov. 2, 2017

How Trump’s death penalty tweets raise concerns about a tainted trial

The damage might already be done — and Trump of all people should know that, because he’s gotten in trouble for this kind of thing before.
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Nov. 1, 2017

As Trump politicizes tragedy, New York’s Islamic groups wrestle with new challenges

As Trump continues to frame Tuesday’s incident as an example of the dangers of being too politically correct, New York City’s Islamic groups are left to grapple with the dangers of that sentiment.

Oct. 30, 2017

Report: FBI to investigate Whitefish energy contract

The $300 million contract with the tiny energy firm, which is based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown, has raised eyebrows since it was finalized.
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Oct. 30, 2017

Kevin Spacey, accused of predation by actor Anthony Rapp, entwines apology with coming out as gay

Many feel that Spacey's decision to come out in response to the accusations against him gives credence to dangerous tropes about gay men.
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Oct. 27, 2017

Donald Trump turned a photo-op with children of the press into an attack on the media

"I cannot believe the media produced such beautiful children. How the media did this, I don't know."
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Oct. 26, 2017

House GOP announces planned hearing for bill that would ban abortions after 6 weeks

Many women don't even know they're pregnant until well past the six-week mark.