Anna Swartz
Anna Swartz

Anna is a staff writer for Mic covering breaking news. She can be reached at aswartz@mic.com.

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May 12, 2017

Sessions thinks harsher sentencing will stop the opioid epidemic. He's wrong.

Sessions is bringing back the war on drugs.

May 12, 2017

This 15-year-old just got a college degree before she even finished high school

Zakara Blanding is only 15 but she's already got a college degree.
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May 11, 2017

As Minnesota measles outbreak rages, anti-vaxxers continue to target Somali community

"Vaccine-concerned groups" are spreading misinformation about vaccines — but community members are pushing back.
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May 10, 2017

Trump taps Texas mayor with history of Islamophobia for local HUD position

She's got a history of stirring up anti-Muslim sentiment.
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May 10, 2017

Who is Rod Rosenstein? The newly-appointed deputy AG played a big role in Comey firing.

Who is Rod Rosenstein and how is he connected to James Comey?
May 10, 2017

Comey reportedly thought he was being pranked when he first learned he was fired

Comey reportedly saw the news on television and thought it was a joke.

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May 10, 2017

Veteran reporter arrested for trying to ask Trump cabinet member a question

Dan Heyman has been a reporter for decades.
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May 9, 2017

San Francisco just got $100 million to fight homelessness. Can it fix the problem?

This major pledge will go toward fighting homelessness in San Francisco.
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May 9, 2017

Massive airport brawl breaks out after Spirit Airlines cancels 9 flights

Air travel isn't looking so hot right now.
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May 8, 2017

Celebrities like Nicki Minaj can't even make a dent in the student debt crisis

Even a fleet of altruistic celebs would just be drops in the $1.3-trillion bucket of student debt in the U.S.
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May 8, 2017

Conflict in South Sudan has led to the biggest refugee crisis you don't know about

More than 2 million children are now displaced.

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May 8, 2017

Obama slammed the GOP's health care bill without ever mentioning Trump

Obama subtly mentioned his successor without ever saying his name.
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May 5, 2017

The State Department hastily deleted this possibly illegal tweet about Ivanka Trump's book

Oops, another ethically suspect move from the Trump State Department.
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May 5, 2017

Satanists are putting up the first public Satanic monument in the US

It's going up near a Christian monument that's also on public grounds.
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May 4, 2017

Here's what the doctor who treated Jimmy Kimmel's baby wants you to know about health care

"This looming deadline of losing health insurance is a big issue and I'm scared it's coming back."
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May 4, 2017

66% of Canada’s energy now comes from renewable sources

Meanwhile Trump is planning to boost the coal industry in the U.S.

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May 3, 2017

What will Trump's "religious freedom" order mean for transgender students?

One advocate said the order may cost young lives.
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May 3, 2017

Ivanka Trump quoted Jane Goodall in her new book. This was Goodall's response.

Jane Goodall has an urgent request for Ivanka Trump.
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May 3, 2017
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May 3, 2017