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Briana Koeneman

Digital Content Producer

Briana Koeneman is a digital content producer for the daily news team. She joined Newsy in 2013 after graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in journalism. Briana strives to provide Newsy's audience with straightforward, fact-driven stories each and every day.

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David Koch
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Billionaire Businessman David Koch Dead At 79

A woman touches a cross at a makeshift memorial for victims outside Walmart.
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Walmart To Completely Remodel El Paso Store After Mass Shooting

A woman drinks a bottle of water
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WHO Says More Research Is Needed On Microplastics In Drinking Water

Iran's Bavar-373 missile defense system
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Iran Unveils New Long-Range Missile Defense System

U.S. currency
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The Federal Deficit Is Growing Faster Than Previously Predicted

Students lead a march during a March for Our Lives rally.
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March For Our Lives Unveils Ambitious Gun Control Plan

Giuseppe Conte
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte Announces His Resignation

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Asks EU To Scrap 'Backstop' Agreement

A Planned Parenthood clinic.
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How Withdrawing From Title X Would Affect Planned Parenthood

An aerial view of Gibraltar
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Iranian Oil Tanker Leaves Gibraltar For Greece

ICE agent
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ICE Says Mississippi Companies Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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N.Y. Gov. Moves To Classify Hate-Motivated Mass Violence As Terrorism

A truck carries a shipping container from China Shipping.
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China Says It Will Retaliate If U.S. Imposes New Tariffs

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper
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John Hickenlooper Ends Presidential Bid

The United Nations emblem
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UN Reportedly Investigating Dozens Of North Korean Cyberattacks

Jeffrey Epstein
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Barr 'Appalled' By Failure At Federal Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died

A death chamber
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DOJ To Propose Bill To Fast-Track Executions In Mass Murder Cases

President Donald Trump.
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Trump Calls Into Question Next Round Of Trade Talks With China

Rescue workers wade through water after Typhoon Lekima hit eastern China.
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Typhoon Lekima Death Toll Continues To Rise In China

Wanda Vázquez at her gubernatorial swearing-in
CNNU.S.

Puerto Rico's New Governor Inherited A Mountain Of Problems

A man sifts through soil.
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United Nations: Climate Change Is Threatening Global Food Supply

A customer shops for a pistol
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Calls For 'Red Flag' Gun Laws Grow Louder After Recent Mass Shootings

Cyntoia Brown.
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Cyntoia Brown: From Life In Prison To Parole 15 Years Later

A Boy Scout
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800 Former Boy Scouts Come Forward With Sexual Abuse Allegations

Toni Morrison
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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison Dead At 88

Venezuelan flag
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Trump Signs Executive Order Imposing New Sanctions On Venezuela

El Paso resident Manny Diaz is hugged at the conclusion of a vigil for victims of a mass shooting.
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Mexico Considers Legal Action Against U.S. After El Paso Shooting

Donald Trump
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Manhattan DA Reportedly Subpoenas Trump Organization Over Hush Money

Two women wearing Islamic niqab veils.
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So-Called 'Burqa Ban' Takes Effect In The Netherlands

The White House
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Watchdog Won't Investigate White House Security Clearances