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EXPLAINER: How Supreme Court case could alter US House seats

Dec. 06, 2022 11:27 AM EST

Partisan gerrymandering is back before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case stemming from the latest attempt by North Carolina's Republican-led legislature to draw U.S. House districts favoring GOP candidates. The question justices will consider Wednesday is whether state courts can rely...

Census Bureau chief defends new privacy tool against critics

Nov. 28, 2022 13:04 PM EST

The U.S. Census Bureau's chief is defending a new tool meant to protect the privacy of people participating in the statistical agency's questionnaires against calls to abandon it by prominent researchers who claim it jeopardizes the usefulness of numbers that are the foundation of the nation’s...

Clinging to ancient faith, India tribes seek religion status

Nov. 23, 2022 05:45 AM EST

GUDUTA, India (AP) — The ritual began with a thunderous roll of drums that echoed throughout the village. Women in colorful saris broke into an Indigenous folk dance, moving their feet to its galloping rhythm. At the climax, 12 worshippers — proudly practicing a faith not...

Clinging to ancient faith, India tribes seek religion status

Nov. 23, 2022 05:43 AM EST

GUDUTA, India (AP) — The ritual began with a thunderous roll of leather drums, its clamor echoing through the entire village. Women dressed in colorful saris broke into an Indigenous folk dance, tapping and moving their feet to its galloping rhythm. At the climax, 12 worshippers...

Power balance in Congress on ballot for Pennsylvania voters

Nov. 08, 2022 20:40 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three races among Pennsylvania's congressional delegation took shape as some of the closer contests in the country this year as voters decided Tuesday whether to shift majority control in the U.S. House from Democrats to Republicans. Pennsylvania's delegation...

Michigan: What to expect on election night

Nov. 03, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

Michigan has been a divided state the past four years with Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and a GOP-controlled statehouse. Democrats hope to gain an advantage in at least one of the chambers in the midterm elections, buoyed by redistricting after the 2020 Census that was handled...