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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.

  Recent Work
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HHS Postpones Enforcement Of New Abortion Restrictions

An Iranian nuclear power plant.
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Iran Says It Arrested 17 Citizens Accused Of Spying For The CIA

The shoulder of a U.S. Army specialist.
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U.S. Is Sending Troops, Equipment To Saudi Arabia

Aftermath of earthquake in Athens, Greece

Athens Rattled By 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake

Chicago police officers attend a graduation and promotion ceremony.
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Chicago Police Officers Fired, Accused Of Cover-Up In Shooting Death

An activist wears a "Fight for $15" shirt
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House Passes Bill To Raise The Federal Minimum Wage To $15

People from a caravan of Central American migrants walk alongside a highway.
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Lawsuit Claims New Asylum Rule Violates Domestic, International Law

El Chapo.
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'El Chapo' Sentenced To Life In Prison

Donald Trump.
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Twitter Says Trump's Racist Tweets Don't Violate Its Rules

President Hassan Rouhani
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Iran Ready To Negotiate With U.S. — After Sanctions Are Lifted

Members of a caravan of Central Americans.
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Trump Administration Rule Sets 'New Bar' For Asylum Seekers

Lashana Lynch.
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Lashana Lynch Will Reportedly Replace Daniel Craig as 007

Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody.
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House Report: 18 Children Under 2 Separated From Families At Border

Flooding in New Orleans.

President Trump Declares Federal Emergency In Louisiana Ahead Of Barry

Flooding in New Orleans.

New Orleans — Already Flood-Soaked — Braces For Tropical Storm Barry

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent.
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ICE Reportedly Sets A Date For Immigration Raids

Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Study Finds Experimental Drugs Effective Against Congo's Ebola Strain

The White House.
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Trump Administration Threatens To Veto Massive Defense Bill

Alexander Acosta.
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Lawmakers Call For Acosta's Resignation Over Epstein Plea Deal

Ross Perot.
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Former Presidential Candidate Ross Perot Dead At 89

A man reaches for a medicine bottle.
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Judge Blocks Trump Administration Rule Requiring Drug Prices In TV Ads

Michelle Bachelet.
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UN Human Rights Chief 'Appalled' By U.S. Migrant Detention Facilities

A video surveillance camera hangs from the side of a building.
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FBI, ICE Reportedly Using Driver's Licenses For Facial Recognition

A road is covered with floodwater.
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Officials In Midwest Begin To Add Up Cost Of Historic Flooding, Storms

Undocumented immigrants leave a U.S. federal court in shackles.
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Immigration Judges Are In Very Short Supply. Here's Why

Members of a caravan of Central Americans walk from Mexico to the U.S. side of the border.
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Judge Blocks Trump Administration Order Denying Asylum-Seekers Bail

Nike sneaker featuring "Betsy Ross flag" on the heel

Nike Pulls 'Betsy Ross Flag' Sneakers After Backlash

Fireworks display during A Capitol Fourth 2015 Independence Day concert.
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Trump Details Elaborate 'Salute To America' Fourth Of July Event


Taliban Claims Responsibility For Deadly Attack In Kabul

President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
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Trump Says North Korea Has Agreed To Restart Denuclearization Talks