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Tim Burke and other American biathletes spoke out about guns after the shooting in Parkland, Fla. Burke is seen here during the 10km Sprint Biathlon on Feb. 11 at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games. Lars Baron/Getty Images hide caption

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Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has enacted a new congressional district map, replacing the one it overturned and deemed an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander last month. Pennsylvania Supreme Court hide caption

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House Conservatives Say They Will Challenge Speaker Ryan On Any Broad Immigration Plan

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Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., penned a letter to the White House announcing the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is opening an investigation into its timeline and handling of a scandal involving a top aide. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Ramona Morales, 79, had to pay about $6,000 in legal bills on top of a fine because one of her tenants kept chickens in the backyard of a rental house. Some Southern California cities are prosecuting code violators and slapping homeowners with gigantic legal bills they can't afford to pay. Jessica Chou for NPR hide caption

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Some California Cities Criminalize Nuisance Code Violations

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Joel Parker (left) and Leigh Salinas (right), participants in the Center for Austin's Future ATXelerator program, take a bike tour through the city on Jan. 13, 2018. Gabriel C. Pérez/KUT 90.5 hide caption

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Taking A Page From 'Shark Tank' To Put Up Political Candidates

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Ousted White House staff secretary Rob Porter speaks to President Trump after remarks he made on violence in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminister, N.J. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Six Kansas teens are running for governor, following the lead of Jack Bergeson (center). Some of the candidates are seen here participating in a forum at a high school in Lawrence, Kan., in October. Christopher Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Agency Conducting Government Background Checks Has Backlog Of 700,000

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After Passing Budget Deal, Congress Turns To Immigration Without A Clear Plan

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