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FILE - This March 23, 2018, file photo shows an envelope containing a 2018 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident as part of the nation's only test run of the 2020 Census.  The Supreme Court will decide whether the 2020 census can include a question about citizenship that could affect the allocation of seats in the House of Representatives and the distribution of billions of dollars in federal money.(AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith, File)
Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census dataA top Census Bureau official says an internal agency team found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encrypted data _ but with lots of mistakes
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Austin Black works to repair a home damaged by flooding from Hurricane Florence near the Crabtree Swamp Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Conway, S.C. The structure is scheduled to be raised in the coming days and according to the homeowner, the other residences in the immediate neighborhood have been purchased by F.E.M.A. and are scheduled for demolition. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
Storm-lashed South Carolina reassesses global warming's roleEmergency management officials in South Carolina say they are preparing both for more massive floods like the state has seen in three of the past four years and smaller, but still destructive deluges
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, New York State Sen. Michael Gianaris, center, calls on supporters to remove the Amazon app from their phones and boycott the company, as he address a coalition rally and press conference in New York. The first clue that opposition to the project could succeed in derailing the deal came in early February, when Gianaris was appointed to a seat on a state panel that often has to approve state funding for big economic development projects. According to the rules governing the 5-member Public Authorities Control Board, funds for any individual project can be vetoed by a single member, meaning that if the Amazon deal went before the board, Gianaris could kill it unilaterally. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apartWhen Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling
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Nigerians play the board-game Ayoayo over beers at a street-side bar in the predominantly-Christian neighborhood of Sabon Gari in Kano, northern Nigeria Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Nigeria's top candidates on Saturday condemned the last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb. 23, blaming each other but appealing to Africa's largest democracy for calm. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Nigeria's candidates blame each other in surprise vote delayNigeria's candidates blame each other in surprise vote delay over 'very trying circumstances'
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes United States Vice President Mike Pence, left, for a bilateral meeting during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resistsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has robustly defended European powers' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal but U.S. Vice President Mike Pence promptly accused Europe of once again undermining the United States
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Medical emergency triggers stampede at San Francisco theaterChaos broke out during a performance of the musical "Hamilton" at San Francisco's Orpheum theater after audience members mistook a medical emergency for a shooting
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Former Vice President Joe Biden delivers his speech during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Biden repudiates Trump policies in Munich speechJoe Biden isn't in the 2020 presidential race yet, but he's making clear at an international gathering that he thinks President Donald Trump has undermined America's ability to claim moral leadership
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
A woman yells during an event to swear in nurses, doctors, professionals and others, as the group that will help with the arrival and distribution of humanitarian aid in Venezuela, during and event in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The first of three C-17 cargo planes has flown from Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida and landed in the town of Cucuta.(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
US military planes land near Venezuela border with aidThe U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Director Nadav Lapid, left, receives the golden bear for best film for 'Synonyms' from jury president Juliette Binoche onstage at the award ceremony of the 2019 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins Berlin film fest's Golden BearDirector Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," a film following a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France, has won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
A U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks outside a mosque in a village recently retaken from Islamic State militants near Hajin, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
US-backed Syria force says IS territorial defeat is nearA commander with the U.S.-backed force in Syria says they are fighting members of the Islamic State group in a tiny area in Deir el-Zour province
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Michigan forward Isaiah Livers, left, steals the ball away from Maryland guard Darryl Morsell (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
No. 6 Michigan starts fast, beats No. 24 Maryland 65-52Charles Matthews scored 14 points and Iggy Brazdeikis added 13 to lift No. 6 Michigan to a 65-52 victory over No. 24 Maryland
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pro independence demonstrators march waving esteladas or independece flags, during a demonstration supporting the imprisoned pro-indenpence political leaders in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Hundred of thousands of Catalan separatists are marching in Barcelona to proclaim the innocence of 12 of their leaders who are on trial for their role in a failed 2017 secession bid. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Does Catalan crisis threaten to make Spain 'ungovernable'?The secession crisis festering in Spain's northeastern corner of Catalonia has spread to the political heart of the European Union nation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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