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Megan Smith


Megan Smith is a multimedia journalist who has followed her work across the country and ultimately to Washington, D.C. where she currently works at Newsy. Her passions include reading, travel and anything Harry Potter related. Follow her @megan_kristin for news video updates and photos of her lab, Nala.

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A Washington Post column by Jamal Khashoggi
Newsy Staff / Megan SmithWorld

Jamal Khashoggi Calls For More Press Freedom In 'Final' Column

Woman in Nevada are 65% more likely to be shot to death by intimate partners than women nationwide.

Women In NV 65% More Likely To Be Shot To Death By Intimate Partner

Rep. Jacky Rosen with Newsy's Alex Miller

Where Senate Candidate Jacky Rosen Stands On Controversial Issues

Storm surge waters from Hurricane Florence batter a pier.
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The Politics Of Hurricanes: Why Storms Can Make Or Break A Presidency

A Donald Trump sign hangs in the window in the town of Waynesburg near the West Virginia border
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GOP Touts Mining, Manufacturing Boom, But Will It Last?

Mourners visit the memorial near the site of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting on the anniversary of the massacre.

Gun Rights Advocates Say Nothing Has Changed One Year After Vegas

Flyer for student activism rally

Veteran Candidates Look To Shore Up Voters On Gun Issues

A woman fires a gun at Las Vegas Gunfights

He's Teaching Las Vegas Shooting Victims How To Use Guns. Here's Why

A memorial is set up by the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign to honor the 58 people who died in the shooting.

Las Vegas Shooting Survivors Divided On Gun Reform

Las Vegas shooting survivor keeps a flag in her home to remember the Route 91 mass shooting.

Las Vegas Shooting Survivors Still Grappling With Attack

Chance Seales and Michelle Jacoby
Mai Nolasco-Carranza / NewsyU.S.

Dream Jobs: Matchmaker

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
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Mueller Probe's Future Uncertain Ahead Of Rosenstein White House Visit

Sheep on a farm in North Carolina.
Megan Smith / Newsy StaffU.S.

North Carolina Farmers Brace For Florence Recovery

Flooding in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence
Meghan Smith/NewsyU.S.

Florence Risks Worse Pollution Than Previous Hurricanes


After Florence, Long Clean Up Now Begins in New Bern

Sen. John McCain lies in state in the U.S. Capitol

Mourners Line The Streets of DC To Honor Sen. John McCain

Matt Wuerker and Chance Seales
Newsy / Megan SmithPolitics

Dream Jobs: Political Cartoonist

Michael Cohen
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Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty, Implicates President Trump

Former neo-Nazi Joshua Turner attends counter-protests at Unite the Right 2 in Washington, D.C.

A Former Neo-Nazi Went To Confront Racists At Unite The Right in D.C.

Crossword maker
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Crossword Constructor

Florist Paige Long
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Florist

A timer

NYC Group Allows Drug Users To Safely Inject In Bathrooms

Employees at The Corner Project pick up used syringes in the snow in an effort to keep the parks in the area safe.

Group Brings Health Care To The Streets For Those Battling Addiction

Polish judicial building

Polish Judges Fight Forced Retirement

Amanda Nguyen

Meet The 26-Year-Old Activist Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize

Ohio Gov. John Kasich sits down with Newsy.
Newsy Staff/Megan SmithPolitics

John Kasich: 'The Republican Party Is A Cheap Facsimile Thereof'

Mo Paul
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Antiquer

Rosana Vollmerhausen
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Personal Stylist

Families Belong Together march in Washington, D.C.

Thousands March in Washington To End Family Separation

Protesters outside the Supreme Court after justices upheld the president's travel ban

Some American Muslims Worry SCOTUS Ruling Sanctions Discrimination