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In a 1936 letter to Henwar Rodakiewicz, Georgia O'Keeffe updated her friend on recent goings-on, including a new commission. The middle section reads: "I got an order for a big flower painting for Elizabeth Arden — got it myself ---" Shawn Miller/Library of Congress hide caption

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Newly Uncovered Georgia O'Keeffe Letters Shed Light On Her Greatest Paintings

The correspondences between the artist and her friend, filmmaker Henwar Rodakiewicz — just acquired by the Library of Congress — capture her thoughts as her career takes off.

A 2011 file photo of Federal Election Commission Chair Ellen Weintraub. Weintraub warns that a new federal court decision could open the way for fraudsters to bilk political donors. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Court Ruling May Open The Door To More 'Scam PACs'

Think a "Donald Trump for America PAC, "Boomers for Beto PAC" or "Come on Kamala PAC" that actually doesn't help the intended candidate at all, but could be used to line the pockets of its founders.

Senior adviser to the President Jared Kushner used private email and a messaging app to conduct official business, the House oversight committee says. Kushner's lawyer has pushed back on some of the committee's assertions. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Kushner Used Private Email To Conduct Official Business, House Committee Says

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is investigating alleged violations of federal records laws. Jared Kushner's lawyer disputes some of Cummings' assertions about what he told the committee.

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'High Heel' Muses On Beauty, Power — And Stilettos

When she worked at the U.N., Summer Brennan wore high heels almost every day — even when they made her fall. Her new book High Heel is an exploration of modern womanhood through the history of heels.

'High Heel' Muses On Beauty, Power — And Stilettos

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Meet Q, The Gender-Neutral Voice Assistant

Most digital personal assistants such as Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa have the option to sound either male or female. The team behind Q aims to break through gender binary.

Meet Q, The Gender-Neutral Voice Assistant

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, speaking during the State of the State address, Jan. 22, 2019. Thursday a Wisconsin county judge restored the governor's powers that were restricted by Republicans during a lame-duck session. Andy Manis/AP hide caption

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Judge Restores Wisconsin Governor's Powers, Strikes Down GOP Laws

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A county judge ruled Thursday that laws passed in December by Republicans during a lame-duck session to limit the power of the incoming Democratic governor were unconstitutional.

Harry Solano, 36, a sergeant in Venezuela's National Guard, recently fled to Colombia. John Otis for NPR hide caption

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1,000 Venezuelan Armed Forces Have Fled Across Border, Says Colombian Government

Those service members who have escaped amount to less than 1 percent of the Venezuelan military, but they now pledge allegiance to Juan Guaidó as their country's president.

1,000 Venezuelan Armed Forces Have Fled Across Border, Says Colombian Government

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Seedlip, a distilled non-alcoholic spirit, was created when Ben Branson came across a 17th-century book that contained non-alcoholic remedies for a variety of maladies — from epilepsy to kidney stones. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Now, There Is Zero Proof That Alcohol Is What Makes A Great Cocktail

Millennials are drinking less, spurring beverage companies to create alternatives to traditional cocktails — using herbs, spices, citrus and veggies to craft unique flavors for nonalcoholic drinks.

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