The first page of a newspaper is “prime” real estate. It’s where the most important stories are often found. That’s why it’s helpful to understand what’s behind those stories – because they matter. In some cases, a news story may not receive much attention but it matters because it's interesting. Those, too, are prime stories.

Here’s some background on a “prime” story this week.

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The President of the United States is claiming his campaign was spied on illegally by the FBI. The intelligence agencies say they were investigating whether anyone in the campaign was illegally working with Russians to harm or hinder our election process.

They say these investigations are exactly what the intelligence community does when they pick up on suspicious activity, which they did. They say no one is above the law and if someone is breaking a law, they must investigate. Not only is it not illegal, the FBI says, it's exactly the job that agency is supposed to do. They first priority is to protect the United States and that's what they were doing.

The President is insisting that the Department of Justice find out exactly why his campaign was being looked at. Watch the news to see what unfolds next.

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