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Lauren Magarino


Lauren Magarino is a channel producer and host of “Newsy Now,” a live hour of the day’s latest news. Before she joined Newsy in 2018, she could be spotted at KOMU-TV in mid-Missouri and CNBC. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism with a degree in convergence reporting and an emphasis in broadcast television news. When the on-air light is off, you can call her Lo Mags.

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Screengrab of hacked trump campaign website.

Trump Campaign Website Hacked

People wait in line to vote inside the DeKalb County elections office in Decatur on Monday morning October 12, 2020.
Ben Gray / Atlanta Journal-Constitution / APPolitics

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Mobilizes Voters

Military caregiver Shaina Purser poses with her husband, a military veteran, and daughter
Shaina PurserSci/Health

Military Caregivers Navigate Limited Resources Amid Pandemic

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate.
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

President Trump Won't 'Waste His Time' With A Virtual Debate

A military member reads to loved ones with the help of "United Through Reading."
United Through ReadingSci/Health

Military Families Adapt To The Unknown During The Pandemic

Mikki Frison poses with her son and late grandfather
Mikki FrisonSci/Health

Surviving Military Spouse Loses Two Family Members To COVID-19

Pictured: SPC Dane R. Balcon
Carla SizerU.S.

Gold Star Mother Keeps Son's Legacy Alive


Women Share Ballot Box Priorities For 2020

Young Florida voter wears an "I Voted Today" sticker, after casting vote for the 2012
AP / J Pat CarterPolitics

Black Women Play Key Role In Elections

Dating app Bumble explains how to use its video chat feature

Pandemic Changes Online Dating

Illustration of Jane Elliott
Nathan BrinerU.S.

Jane Elliott: American Schools 'Indoctrinate' Students In Prejudice

Kennedy Mitchum
Instagram / KennedyMitchum_U.S.

Missouri Woman Convinces Dictionary To Redefine 'Racism'

Stacey Abrams
Butch Dill / APPolitics

Stacey Abrams Talks Primaries, Voter Turnout And Joe Biden

Barber shop owner prepares to reopen
Rich Pedroncelli / APSci/Health

Safety Experts: COVID-19 Isn't Only Risk Reopening Businesses Face

First-generation college graduate Karina Da Rosa poses with family at her graduation
Karina Da RosaSci/Health

First-Generation Graduates Grapple With Pandemic

Farmworker wears a mask in a field
Justice For Migrant WomenSci/Health

Farmworker Advocates Push For Federal Protections Amid Pandemic

A man gets a bag of food.
Called to Serve FarmworkersBusiness

Farmworkers Face Heightened Food Insecurity Amid Pandemic

Tailor sews a premium mask that will be sent to a farmworker in the U.S.
Mario De La TorreSci/Health

Fashion Designer, Organizations Produce Masks For Farmworkers

Michigan farm workers pick apples
Intercare Community Health NetworkSci/Health

Rural Medical Centers Adjust To Meet Farm Workers' Needs

Then Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves to delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
AP / Mary AltafferSci/Health

Political Party Convention Planners Explore Options Amid Pandemic

University of Chicago's Ci3 lab created a deck of cards with questions to help providers and patients navigate conversations
Newsy / Andrew ShaferU.S.

Transgender, Non-Binary People Want Visibility In Reproductive Health

Todd Favakeh tested positive for coronavirus after returning home from a ski trip in Austria
Todd FavakehSci/Health

Chicago Man Fighting Coronavirus Shares His Experience

Mexican woman carries a sign saying "no more death" at a protest against violence
AP / Eduardo VerdugoWorld

Mexican Women Strike Against Gender-Based Violence

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer arrives to speak to abortion rights demonstrators
AP / Andrew HarnikPolitics

Chief Justice Roberts Rebukes Sen. Schumer Over Abortion Case Remarks

Women hold anti-abortion signs at a rally
Newsy / Andrew SchaferSci/Health

Americans' Opinions On Abortion Aren't Always Clear-Cut

Israeli man votes in the country's third general election in under a year
AP / Oded BaliltyWorld

Israeli Voters Hit Polls For Third Election In Under A Year

Health Secretary Alex Azar speaks at a news conference about the federal government's response to the novel coronavirus
AP / Patrick SemanskyU.S.

CDC Confirms Possible Community Spread Of Coronavirus In U.S.

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush
U.S. Rep. Bobby RushU.S.

House Passes Legislation To Classify Lynching As A Federal Hate Crime

President Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Indian Prime Minister Modi stand for the national anthem at 'Namaste Trump'
AP / Alex BrandonPolitics

President Trump Visits India Amid Protests

Florida state Rep. Erin Grall addresses the House floor
Florida House of RepresentativesPolitics

Florida Lawmakers Pass Parental Consent Bill On Underage Abortion