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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July 21, 2017

Trump’s legal team spokesman resigns after just two months on the job

Mark Corallo is out after just two months as spokesman.

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July 21, 2017

German president signs legislation legalizing same-sex marriage

According to the German president's office, the bill will come into effect on Oct. 1 at the earliest.
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July 20, 2017

OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years in prison

After serving nine years in prison for a 2007 armed robbery, OJ Simpson was granted parole in a unanimous vote on Thursday.
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July 20, 2017

Capitol police arrest 155 during massive health care protest

Those arrested have been charged with crowding and resisting arrest.
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July 20, 2017

Senate bill would make it a federal crime to boycott Israeli settlements

The Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S. 720) would make it a felony to support international efforts to boycott Israeli occupation.
July 19, 2017

Single-payer health care just got another big supporter: Al Gore

Gore joins a small contingent of prominent Democrats to back taxpayer-funded basic care.

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July 19, 2017

Chris Christie catches foul ball at Mets game, gets booed

Although Christie later handed his catch off to a young fan, his act of goodwill was seemingly overshadowed by a Fourth of July weekend beach scandal earlier this month.
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July 18, 2017

Who is Ike Kaveladze, the 8th person identified in the Donald Trump Jr. meeting?

Who is Kaveladze, and how does he fit into the ever-expanding web of Trump’s connections to Russian interests?
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July 18, 2017

$5 billion in student loan debts could be erased because of missing paperwork

Creditors have hit a snag when it comes to collecting the affected debts in court as a result of insufficient ownership records and other missing documentation.
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July 18, 2017

In a rare bipartisan effort, California votes to double down on fighting climate change

“This isn’t about some cockamamie legacy,” Gov. Jerry Brown wrote on Twitter. “This isn’t for me, I’m going to be dead. It’s for you and it’s damn real.”
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July 17, 2017

Australian woman fatally shot by Minneapolis police after reportedly calling 911 

The woman had reportedly called 911 to report an assault late Saturday night.

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July 12, 2017

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is reportedly dead, but ISIS is alive and well

While the caliphate has been substantially weakened in Syria and Iraq, the political conditions that helped ISIS to form haven't changed.
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July 10, 2017

Kellyanne Conway backtracks when asked about previous denials of Russian meetings

"Some of the disclosure forms have been amended since that time..."
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July 10, 2017

Woman killed by gunmen at Ohio gender reveal party

Sunday evening, police said they were still investigating any possible connections between the suspects and the victims.
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July 10, 2017

McCain: Republican health care bill “probably going to be dead”

“My view is that it’s probably going to be dead,” McCain said.
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July 7, 2017

Opioid prescriptions are down, but addiction experts say there’s still progress to be made

The number of opioid prescriptions written in 2015 was still triple what it was in 1999 — meaning that doctors and health care providers will need to crack down even harder.

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July 7, 2017

Russia, US prepared to announce joint ceasefire in Syria on Sunday

The news broke just as U.S. President Donald Trump was sequestered in a closed-door meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.
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July 6, 2017

An ice shelf the size of Delaware is about to break from Antarctica

Larsen C, a portion of one of the largest ice shelves in Antartica, may be breaking away.
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July 5, 2017

CNN accused of blackmailing the Reddit user who posted the viral Trump meme

The hashtag #CNNBlackmail cropped up on Twitter on Wednesday.
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July 3, 2017

Chris Christie sunbathing on beach he closed to the public becomes legendary meme

After the New Jersey governor was photographed hanging out on an empty beach he had closed to the public as part of a government shutdown, the internet went to work.