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An impeachment trial early next year could keep Sen. Elizabeth Warren, silhouetted during a town hall in Iowa, and other Democratic presidential candidates off the trail at a crucial time. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Impeachment Could Sideline Senators In 2020 Presidential Campaign

An impeachment trial could keep Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and other senators running for president stuck in Washington in the final weeks before the Iowa caucuses.

'A Disaster': Impeachment Could Sideline Senators In 2020 Presidential Campaign

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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., left, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, right, seen here with Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, are two of the most vocal defenders of President Donald Trump in the ongoing impeachment inquiry. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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GOP Leader Eyes Intel Panel Shake-Up To Boost Trump's Defenders

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is looking to temporarily add more of President Trump's allies to the panel in anticipation of public impeachment hearings.

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In 'Mobituaries,' Mo Rocca Gives People The Second Send-Offs They Deserved

The humorist has expanded his podcast series into a book of essays on the historical figures (and objects, like station wagons, and empires, like Prussia) that didn't get enough love the first time.

In 'Mobituaries,' Mo Rocca Gives People The Second Send-Offs They Deserved

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Ringo Starr Gives Us Another Peek Behind The Curtain With 'Another Day In The Life'

His latest book contains over 500 photographs, a combination of images shot by Ringo himself and bits pulled from The Beatles' archives.

Ringo Starr Gives Us Another Peek Behind The Curtain With 'Another Day In The Life'

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From left to right: Musicians Robby Grant, Pat Sansone, Jonathan Kirkscey and John Medeski perform in April 2018. Jamie Harmon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Mellotron Variations,' A 1960s-Era Instrument Makes A Comeback

Intended only for home use, the Mellotron became a sonic tool for The Beatles, The Moody Blues and David Bowie. Now it's inspiring a new generation of musicians.

On 'Mellotron Variations,' A 1960s-Era Instrument Makes A Comeback

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In Bong Joon-ho's movie Parasite, the Kim family — which assembles pizza boxes to get by — resides in a semi-basement apartment originally constructed as a nuclear-fallout bunker. Neon/CJ Entertainment hide caption

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The Hit Movie 'Parasite' Puts Basement Structures In Structural Inequality

In the South Korean film, architecture is a symbol of class conflict. Director Bong Joon-ho knows that mansions are all over — but a certain humble subterranean apartment is particular to Seoul.

The Hit Movie 'Parasite' Puts Basement Structures In Structural Inequality

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Angel Olsen. Her latest album, produced by John Congleton, is All Mirrors. Cameron McCool/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angel Olsen And John Congleton On How They Made 'All Mirrors'

Angel Olsen has reimagined her sound. On this edition of All Songs Considered, she and her producer, John Congleton reveal how they did it, with the help of a 14-piece string section.

Angel Olsen And John Congleton On How They Made 'All Mirrors'

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