Scotland lowered the voting age to 16 for Thursday's referendum on whether to remain part of the United Kingdom or opt for independence. It was widely assumed the teenagers would overwhelmingly vote for independence, but that doesn't appear to be the case. Scott Heppell/AP hide caption

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A tourist wears a poncho decorated with the national flag of Scotland to shelter from the weather in Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, on Monday. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Elijah, the Woodford Reserve Distillery mascot cat in Versailles, Ky., in 2013. He kept the workplace mouse-free for more than 20 years before dying this summer, the distillery said. Charles Bertram/Lexington Herald-Leader hide caption

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Hadrian's Wall marks the Roman Empire's northernmost boundary, and at one point is less than a mile from today's border between England and Scotland. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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"People call Irn Bru Scotland's other national drink, after whisky," says Sara Grady, who works for a market research firm. Courtesy of Irn Bru hide caption

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Alexis Jay, author of a report released Tuesday that documents the abuse of 1,400 children in Rotherham, England, says local authorities were aware of the problem for years and did nothing. Dave Higgens/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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