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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...

Census: Detailed age, sex data may be limited based on place

Oct. 28, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

Want to know the age and sex breakdown of people of Japanese ancestry in your U.S. state or territory? You may not be able to get that information in the future if you live in North Dakota or Puerto Rico under a new plan the U.S. Census Bureau is putting together to protect the...

Oregon's newest House district holds first general election

Oct. 20, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On paper, Oregon’s newly created 6th Congressional District would appear to lean toward Democrats. Its boundaries, drawn by the Democratic-controlled Legislature during redistricting last year after the 2020 census, set it up as a relatively safe seat for...

Census, term limit change means big turnover for lawmakers

Oct. 12, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An unusually high number of California lawmakers will be gone after the November election due to a collision between redistricting in 2020 and changes to term limits that voters approved a decade ago. The turnover has groups cheering the opportunity to...

Hurricane hit areas led US with missing 2020 census data

Oct. 06, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

Two Louisiana parishes devastated by repeated hurricanes and two rural Nebraska counties had among the highest rates of households with missing information about themselves during the 2020 census that required the U.S. Census Bureau to use a last-resort statistical technique to fill in data gaps,...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Oct. 03, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. October 1, 2022. Editorial: Another low moment for Ken Paxton The attorney general revealed his character once more when he fled process server. Ken Paxton has a lot to run from. The Texas attorney general’s escape from a process...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 25, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. September 21, 2022. Editorial: A state trooper’s humanity toward a veteran is a lesson to all You really have to see the bodycam video. But if you don’t get that chance, take our word for it: the Connecticut State Police trooper...