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As Insurers Offer Discounts For Fitness Trackers, Wearers Should Step With Caution

Millions of Americans use wearable devices to monitor their diet and fitness. Some insurance companies offer incentives to use them, but privacy advocates caution customers not to share too much data.

As Insurers Offer Discounts For Fitness Trackers, Wearers Should Step With Caution

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Door hangers are stacked after a rally with Jacky Rosen, a Democrat who later won her Senate race, at the Culinary Workers Union Hall Local 226 on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas. Organizations like the Culinary Workers Union made a big push to engage Latinos in 2018. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Latino Turnout In Midterms Raises Stakes For 2020

Latino turnout was up dramatically in the midterms, according to early voting and other preliminary data. Democrats say Latino votes helped flip house and senate races across the country.

Big Latino Turnout In Midterms Raises Stakes For 2020

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Even before the recounts were done, Gov. Rick Scott attended freshman orientation this past week at the Capitol. Scott is seen here at a rally in Orlando on Nov. 2. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Rick Scott Wins Florida Senate Seat Over Incumbent Bill Nelson

Ultimately, even a hand recount didn't shift the final margin of the race too much. Scott's win means Republicans have picked up two Senate seats even as the GOP lost substantial ground in the House.

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Bookstore's Tweet On The Sale Of A Children's Book After 27 Years, Goes Viral

Broadhursts Bookshop in Southport, England, sold the book about William the Conqueror that had sat on the shelf for decades. The store's tweet about the sale has inspired thousands of replies.

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6 Years After Museum Heist, Missing Picasso Possibly Found In Romania

Thieves entered the Netherlands' Kunsthal in 2012 and made off with seven paintings, allegedly later burned in an oven by the ringleader's mother. Now the story has taken another strange turn.

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Virginia Could Be The State To Give Women Equal Rights Nationwide

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A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers in Virginia is working to make the state the 38th and final state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Virginia Could Be The State To Give Women Equal Rights Nationwide

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Saudis Deny Reported CIA Conclusion That Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Assassination

The CIA found "nothing of this scale, an operation like this, could possibly have happened without the crown prince knowing about it and authorizing it," The Washington Post's Shane Harris told NPR.

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'Help, I'm Hosting': Ted Allen Dishes On Vegetarian Thanksgiving, Cooking Wild Turkey

From menu planning to dealing with the unexpected, NPR's Weekend Edition's new holiday series offers advice to those hosting friends and family this holiday season, so it's a stress-free time for all.

'Help, I'm Hosting': Ted Allen Dishes On Vegetarian Thanksgiving, Cooking Wild Turkey

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Last week J.D. Kleopfer, a state herpetologist, announced the death of a two-headed copperhead snake in Northern Virginia on social media. He said it was a discovery that few of his colleagues have seen. J.D. Kleopfer/Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries hide caption

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An 'Exceptionally Rare' 2-Headed Snake Found In Virginia Has Died

Two-headed snakes don't live very long in the wild, so when one was found in a Northern Virginia yard, the discovery got the attention of scientists and social media alike.

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How A 'Court Records Nerd' Discovered The Government May Be Charging Julian Assange

One minute, Seamus Hughes was reading the book Dragons Love Tacos to his son. The next minute, he stumbled on what could be one of the most closely guarded secrets within the U.S. government.

How A 'Court Records Nerd' Discovered The Government May Be Charging Julian Assange

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Experts agree that the image on the left urges toilet users to flush toilet paper in the bowl rather than toss it in a trash can. As for the image on the right, it appears to offer a double warning: Don't stand on the seat, don't relieve yourself in the upper tank. Jennifer Wood/Courtesy of Doug Lansky hide caption

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Oh, The Places You'll Go: Toilet Signs Try To Help

Using toilets is not always intuitive. That's when a sign or two can be helpful — and sometimes hilarity-inducing.

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