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SEATTLE (AP) — Brazilian Jose Soares has been locked up in one of the United States' largest immigration detention centers for the past two years, passing much of his time cleaning bathrooms and buffing floors at a rate of $1 a day.

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President Joe Biden has been busy during his first 100 days in office. He takes the stage tonight to address a joint session of Congress for the first time as president—but what accomplishments can he tout? Although marking a president’s progress in their first 100 days doesn’t predict how prolific they will be over their […]

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As CEO of Girlboss and founder of the multimillion-dollar online retailer Nasty Gal, Sophia Amoruso didn’t take the tried and true path to success. After a difficult childhood, dropping out of college and working several minimum wage jobs, Amoruso decided to take charge of her future by founding a vintage clothing business. In “#GIRLBOSS,” Amoruso shares how she learned the rules—and then learned to break them — in order to achieve success at such a young age.

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CLAIM: When asked how he would pay for free health care for all at Wednesday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would raise taxes to 52% on anybody making more than $29,000 a year.

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Abigail Disney has received a tremendous amount of media attention for calling out the pay disparity between Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger and the rank-and-file employees at the company that bears her grandfather's name. Iger made over 1,000 times more than the median Disney employee in 2018. But he's not alone.

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