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Power lines are seen on Feb. 16 in Houston. The Texas Public Utility Commission has declined to reverse $16 billion in charges from the worst of February's winter storm. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Former National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman arrives at the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the US Capitol on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C. Gorman says she was tailed Friday night by a security guard who said she looked "suspicious." Win McNamee/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Dilicia Mejia and her 16-year-old, Jorlene, from Honduras, showed up at a migrant shelter in Reynosa three weeks ago. They are part of the new surge of Central Americans hoping somehow they will be allowed into the U.S. under Biden's new immigration rules. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Asylum-Seekers Are Entering The U.S. Again — But Many More Migrants Are Left Behind

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'It Really Is A Gag Order': California May Limit Nondisclosure Agreements

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New York lawmakers approved a bill Friday to strip Gov. Andrew Cuomo of the extraordinary authority to issue COVID-19 directives — a power it granted last year. But the measure allows existing orders to be extended. Cuomo is seen here during a news conference last month. Seth Wenig/POOL /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Minnesota police officer, Derek Chauvin, Ramsey County Sheriff's Office, May 29, 2020. Chauvin faces second and third-degree murder charges as well as one count of second-degree manslaughter. Brommerich/AP hide caption

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The late Rep. John Lewis stands on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., in 2015, where he was beaten by police on "Bloody Sunday." Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images hide caption

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For The First Time In 56 Years, A 'Bloody Sunday' Without John Lewis

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A photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office shows Bryan Riser. Authorities say Riser, a Dallas police officer, has been arrested on two counts of capital murder, more than a year and a half after a man told investigators that he kidnapped and killed two people at the officer's instruction in 2017. AP hide caption

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The Capitol Siege: The Arrested And Their Stories

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Boxes containing vials of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine sit in a container before being transported to a refrigeration unit at Louisville Metro Health and Wellness headquarters on March 4 in Louisville, Ky. The FDA approved the third COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 27. Jon Cherry/Getty Images hide caption

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1 Shot Or 2 Shots? 'The Vaccine That's Available To You — Get That'

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Signage requiring masks is on display outside of a H-E-B supermarket in Austin, Texas on March 3. Texas is one of the states lifting its mask mandate alongside other COVID-19 restrictions, against the warnings of public health experts. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images hide caption

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She Found 'Layers To Forgiveness,' In Befriending The Man Who Killed Her Brother

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