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Robert Mueller in 2009. Photo: Gerald Herbert / AP

The IRS is now reportedly cooperating with the Mueller investigation after the two clashed earlier this year regarding the scope of Mueller's requests, which the IRS believed were too broad, according to CNN. The report specifically singles out Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn as Trump associates whose information is now being shared.

Context: The IRS had been working with the FBI on a separate Manafort probe that began before the election. The early-morning raid on Manafort's home back in July did not include IRS agents because the agency worried about compromising its own investigation.

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America's Chinese communities struggle with online disinformation

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Disinformation has proliferated on Chinese-language websites and platforms like WeChat that are popular with Chinese speakers in the U.S., just as it has on English-language websites.

Why it matters: There are fewer fact-checking sites and other sources of reliable information in Chinese, making it even harder to push back against disinformation.

Pennsylvania certifies Biden's victory

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Pennsylvania officials on Tuesday certified the state's presidential election results, making President-elect Joe Biden's win in the key battleground official.

Why it matters: The move deals another blow to President Trump's failed efforts to block certification in key swing states that he lost to Biden. It also comes one day after officials voted to certify Biden's victory in Michigan.