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The arguments before the Supreme Court Wednesday came amid March Madness — and could erode the difference between elite college athletes and professional sports stars. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Weighs Whether NCAA Is Illegally 'Fixing' Athlete Compensation

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Former Iowa state Sen. Rita Hart has ended her challenge in a U.S. House race she lost to Republican Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks by six votes. Above, Hart appears at her farm in Wheatland, Iowa, on Aug. 13, 2019. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden's Unveiled $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package In Today's Speech

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Biden Administration Considers Whether To Continue Trump's Hard Line Against Huawei

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Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, seen here at the Pentagon last week, announced the military's new policies on Wednesday, International Transgender Day of Visibility. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Biden Administration To Unveil Expansive $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

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Within the Federal Bureau of Prisons, inmates are asked to "voluntarily" agree to electronic monitoring in order to use the bureau's email system. Above, a prison cell block is seen at the Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno in Oklahoma in 2015. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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When It Comes To Email, Some Prisoners Say Attorney-Client Privilege Has Been Erased

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News Brief: Biden's Infrastructure Remedy, Chauvin Trial, COVID Surge

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Amid Changing Political Landscape, Suburbs No Longer Belong To GOP

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After Dropping Dramatically, COVID-19 Cases Surge In India, Pakistan

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Workers improve a busy highway intersection in Miami. President Biden is proposing roughly $2 trillion to invest in the nation's infrastructure. His plan includes improvements for roads, bridges, transit, water systems, electric grids and Internet access. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Police officers try to push back President Donald Trump supporters trying to break through a police barrier, Jan. 6 at the Capitol in Washington. Two U.S. Capitol police officers have sued Trump for allegedly inciting the mob that attacked them that day. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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