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The challenge to the longstanding definition argued that only people who are eligible to vote should count in drawing voting district lines and other government purposes. The court was unanimous.
April 4, 2016
"It is a very, very dirty story," the notorious spy says in an archive film reel from 1981 that the BBC recently unearthed from Germany's Stasi Records Agency.
April 4, 2016
The court ruled unanimously that all persons residing in a particular state or district should be counted — not just those who are eligible to vote — when drawing legislative districts.
April 4, 2016
If approved by regulators and Virgin America's shareholders, the combined airline will become the fifth-largest U.S. carrier.
April 4, 2016
Chef Nephi Craig of the Apaches in the Kitchen blog reflects on what the "mainstream" culinary world has to learn about Native foodways.
April 4, 2016
This is part of the EU's controversial deal with Turkey. The agreement, aimed at stemming the flow of migrants into the EU, has been widely criticized by rights groups.
April 4, 2016
That frustrated kid at the back of the class? It's not that he doesn't get it — or doesn't care. It could be he just can't see. A new report provides a look at children's vision screening by state.
April 4, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $44 million in March, nearly all of it in tiny increments. Sanders says his fund-raising strategy guarantees independence from big-money interests.
April 4, 2016
The polls could be wrong of course, but they do comport with signals from the ground: Wisconsin is Cruzing and feeling the Bern, and both could ride the thermal updraft for the next two weeks.
April 4, 2016
"New Mexico True" is the state's tourism campaign, but an advocacy group created "New Mexico Truth" as a parody to highlight a reality in the state: High child poverty and low graduation rates.
April 4, 2016
Children with a depressed parent do worse in school than peers, a study finds. But other research shows that early diagnosis and treatment can help turn that around for the whole family.
April 4, 2016
Pittsburgh beat St. Louis 4-1, Toronto won over Tampa Bay 5-3 and Kansas City defeated the N.Y. Mets 4-3. Most every other club starts up Monday. Detroit and Miami are the last to open, on Tuesday.
April 3, 2016
Authorities on the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios deported 202 migrants and refugees on boats bound for Turkey — part of a controversial EU plan to limit the amount of migration to Europe.
April 3, 2016
New guidance released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development warns landlords that they may be breaking the law by turning down tenants based on their criminal records.
April 3, 2016
Vladimir Putin is among several world leaders who either themselves or through associates used shell companies to obscure their assets, according to a new trove of leaked documents.
April 3, 2016
Over 11 million records have been leaked from a law firm based in Panama, shedding light on the flow of dark money in the global financial system. Reporter Jake Bernstein explains what was revealed.
April 3, 2016
Both Republican and Democratic primaries are being held in Wisconsin on Tuesday. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face different kinds of challenges in the state to maintain their leads.
April 3, 2016
Roberto Di Bella puts kids of crime organization 'Ndrangheta into volunteer homes to keep them from entering the family business, where many have been implicated in drug-related crimes and homicides.
April 3, 2016
Dozens died this weekend in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, which ethnic Armenian separatists have controlled for two decades. Separatists say they've seen no sign of the promised cease-fire.
April 3, 2016
The New York-bound train struck a backhoe on the train tracks, derailing the lead engine. Service between New York and Philadelphia has been suspended.
April 3, 2016

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