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A quiet New England community west of Hartford, Conn. has found itself roped into the impeachment saga with the emergence of an improbable character in the ongoing Ukraine scandal: Robert Hyde.

Hyde is a 40-year-old congressional candidate and former landscaper in Simsbury, Conn., who is known for being brash, foul-mouthed and for hitching his candidacy on his fervent support for President Trump.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with fashion writer Marjon Carlos about Beyoncé's athletic clothing collaboration, Adidas x IVY PARK.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Crystal Aguh, a dermatologist at Johns Hopkins University, about Rep. Ayanna Pressley's recent announcement that she has alopecia.

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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Mary Lovely, professor of economics at Syracuse University, about the new trade agreement with China.

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After three years of covering the Trump administration, Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig, longtime and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters for The Washington Post, were dizzy.

"It's been such an exhausting three years, I think, for all of us — for all Americans," said Post White House bureau chief, Philip Rucker, in an interview with NPR's All Things Considered on Friday. "The news is sped up so much."

So Rucker and Leonnig decided to step back from the daily hurricane.

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A one-way ticket on the Amtrak train from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill., costs $16 - unless you're the two people who use wheelchairs who were told their tickets would cost not $16, but $25,000. Yeah. Here's NPR's Joseph Shapiro.

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The former head custodian at Holt High School is facing four counts of sexual assault involving a student.

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Cybercrime is booming, and victims are often at a loss about where to get help.

In theory, Americans should report the crimes to the FBI, via its Internet Crime Complaint Center. In practice, the feds get hundreds of thousands of complaints a year, and have to focus on the biggest cases.

But the other option, calling the police, can seem even less promising.

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