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Stuck At 435 Representatives? Why The U.S. House Hasn't Grown With Census Counts

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| A 1929 law set up a process for redistributing representation after each census that has pitted states against one another in a once-a-decade fight for power in Congress and the Electoral College.

Coast Guard Ends Search For Missing Crewmembers Of Capsized Boat Off Louisiana

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The Seacor Power capsized 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, La. in the Gulf of Mexico last Tuesday amid rough waters.

Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick Died Of Natural Causes, Medical Examiner Rules

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Sicknick, who engaged with pro-Trump rioters during the Jan. 6 insurrection, died after suffering strokes, Washington, D.C.'s chief medical examiner says.

Joy, Relief In Airports As Australia And New Zealand Open 'Travel Bubble'

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Families and friends met in airports for the first time in over a year after Australia and New Zealand opened a "bubble" of quarantine-free travel between their countries.

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Immigration Agencies Ordered Not To Use Term 'Illegal Alien' Under New Biden Policy

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The Biden administration is ordering U.S. immigration enforcement agencies to change how they talk about immigrants, part of a broader effort to build a more "humane" immigration system.

Florida Adopts Nation's Toughest Restrictions On Protests

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Florida's new law increases penalties for violence and property damage committed during a protest. And it requires that those arrested likely be held in jail overnight.

Attorney For Adam Toledo's Family: 'Adam Died Because He Complied'

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The attorney for the family of the 13-year-old Chicago boy shot in an alley by police said he didn't need to die. "Adam may still be alive today had the officer given him the opportunity to comply."

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Navalny Moved To Infirmary In Russian Prison After Doctor Warns He Could Die Soon

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The main Russian opposition figure, who has been on a 20-day hunger strike, has been moved to an infirmary at another prison, where he will undergo "vitamin therapy," authorities say.

More Than Half Of U.S. Adults Have Gotten At Least One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

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The CDC reported a hopeful statistic in the country's fight against the coronavirus on Sunday. On Monday, every adult in the country will be eligible to register to be vaccinated.