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Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, seen here during an April 15 bill signing, on Tuesday signed legislation making it easier to remove infrequent voters from a list of those who automatically get a mail-in ballot each election. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Arizona Republicans Enact Sweeping Changes To State's Early Voting List

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Voters on the state's Permanent Early Voting List — or PEVL — are automatically sent a ballot for every election in which they're eligible to vote. The new law takes the "permanent" out of the PEVL.

Tanitoluwa Adewumi, pictured in 2019, just became the newest national chess master in the U.S. at age 10. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet America's Newest Chess Master, 10-Year-Old Tanitoluwa Adewumi

At 10 years old, Tanitoluwa Adewumi just became one of the youngest chess masters in the United States — and he's not done yet. He says he hopes to become the world's youngest grandmaster.

Meet America's Newest Chess Master, 10-Year-Old Tanitoluwa Adewumi

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Senate Rules Committee Chair Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., presides Tuesday over a markup of the For the People Act, which would expand access to voting and make other election reforms. The bill was already passed by Democrats in the House. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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'The Stakes Could Not Be Higher': Senate Panel Debates Voting Overhaul

The Senate Rules Committee held a contentious markup of legislation to revamp the nation's voting and campaign finance rules, laying bare the deep partisan divide over how elections should be run.

A photo released in 2020 by the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority shows Reta Mays, a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.V. Mays was sentenced to multiple life terms after pleading guilty to intentionally using fatal doses of insulin to kill several patients. West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority/AP hide caption

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Woman Who Murdered 7 Veterans In VA Hospital Gets Multiple Life Sentences

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The former nursing assistant pleaded guilty to intentionally using lethal doses of insulin to kill the elderly veterans who ranged in age from 81 to 96.

A lift boat and wind turbines off Block Island, R.I. in 2016. Approval of the country's first large scale wind farm off Martha's Vineyard signals a major shift in the clean energy landscape. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Biden Administration Approves 1st Major Offshore Wind Energy Project

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A wind farm off Martha's Vineyard will produce enough power for 400,000 homes. It's the first of a dozen such projects in the works that are set to shift the clean energy landscape dramatically.

People who need help getting to a vaccination site will be able to get free or discounted rides through Uber and Lyft, the White House says. Here, a woman receives her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a mass vaccination site in Aberdeen, Md., after getting a ride to the site from her landlord. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber And Lyft Will Give Free Rides To COVID-19 Vaccination Spots, White House Says

Lyft will offer up to $15 for trips to or from a vaccination site. The deal covers daytime rides on bikes and scooters, as well as in cars.

An illustrated portrait of American author, astronomer and farmer Benjamin Banneker from the mid- to late-18th century. He's credited as being a surveyor, farmer, mathematician and astronomer. Getty Images hide caption

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A Black Scientist Was An Early Cicada Researcher. His Work Has Been Mostly Overlooked

Maryland intellectual and free Black man Benjamin Banneker's observations about cicadas' 17-year life cycle were among the earliest known to be documented. But that work is rarely credited.

A Black Scientist Was An Early Cicada Researcher. His Work Has Been Mostly Overlooked

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That Subject You've Been Avoiding? Anna Sale Says It's Time To Talk About It

NPR's Noel King talks to Anna Sale of the podcast 'Death, Sex & Money' about her new book, "Let's Talk About Hard Things."

That Subject You've Been Avoiding? Anna Sale Says It's Time To Talk About It

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Sydney Porter of Bellevue, Wash., receives her COVID-19 vaccination from Kristine Gill, with the Seattle Fire Department's Mobile Vaccination Teams, before the game between the Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles at T-Mobile Park on May 5 in Seattle. A late spring coronavirus surge has filled hospitals in the metro areas around Seattle. Steph Chambers/Getty Images hide caption

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4th Wave Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hits Washington State

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is extending mandates and restrictions while much of the U.S. celebrates declining COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations.

4th Wave Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hits Washington State

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Norman Lloyd, Who Got His Acting Start During The New Deal, Dies At 106

Lloyd performed with the Federal Theatre Project in the 1930s and appeared in Trainwreck at age 100. He acted with Charlie Chaplin, was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and appeared in dozens of TV shows.

Relatives of Ahmaud Arbery including his sister Jasmine Arbery, left, and his mother Wanda Cooper-Jones, second from left, sit at the Georgia state capitol in Atlanta on Monday to witness Gov. Brian Kemp sign a law repealing citizen's arrest in Georgia. Jeff Amy/AP hide caption

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In Ahmaud Arbery's Name, Georgia Repeals Citizen's Arrest Law

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Georgia's Republican governor, Brian Kemp, signed a law repealing the citizen's arrest law. The men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery are using it as part of their defense in the murder case.

New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, seen here at the U.S. Capitol during the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Jan. 23, is poised to replace Rep. Liz Cheney as the No. 3 Republican in the House. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Et Tu, Elise? Cheney Set To Lose Leadership Job To Rep. Who Nominated Her For It

Elise Stefanik, a four-term congresswoman, is working to remove Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., from her leadership post over her ongoing criticism of former President Donald Trump.

Et Tu, Elise? Cheney Set To Lose Leadership Job To Lawmaker Who Nominated Her For It

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2 Men Charged With Assaulting Police In Capitol Riot Ordered Jailed Pending Trial

George Tanios and Julian Khater have been accused of conspiring to assault U.S. Capitol Police officers, including Brian Sicknick, who were protecting the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Onlookers stand next to the backpacks and books of victims of the bombing Saturday in Kabul. Most of the victims were teenage schoolgirls. Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What The School Attack Means For Afghanistan's Future

Shaharzad Akbar of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission says the viciousness of killing schoolgirls was especially devastating. She wants women present in peace talks.

What The School Attack Means For Afghanistan's Future

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