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Democrats want investigator Robert Mueller to testify about newly released report on Russian election meddling

Americans finally see most of a lengthy report from the Justice Department investigator who led a 22-month look into Russian interference in our 2016 presidential election and into whether the winner's campaign helped that operation. Special Cou...

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This week's word in the news: LOCKDOWN

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A security measure taken during an emergency to prevent people from leaving or entering a building.

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The lockdown alarm had sounded just before the end of the day and there had been no announcement that there would be a drill.
The Denver Post -- 04/22/2019

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