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      Collette Richards works in CNN's investigative unit and covers a wide range of stories, including an investigation into eminent domain and the US border fence, the EPA's role in the potential development of an Alaska mine, the ongoing investigation into Russian social media involvement during the 2016 US presidential election, and more.

      She works with the investigative team during breaking news stories to find and report critical information and insight as events unfold in real time.