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Texas Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke at a January town hall meeting in Alice, Texas. In his long-shot bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz, O'Rourke has campaigned in at least 226 of the state's 254 counties. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texas Democrat's Underdog Bid To Unseat Ted Cruz Picks Up Momentum

It has been 25 years since a Democrat has represented the Lone Star State in the Senate, but Rep. Beto O'Rourke believes he can beat the odds by campaigning in every part of Texas.

Glory The Track Dealer
Billboards On Fire Carter Burwell

Jessica Morris prepares to inject a blood-clotting protein into son Landon's arm at their home in Yuba City, Calif. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Miracle Of Hemophilia Drugs Comes At A Steep Price

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Sundown Dyalla
Mystery of Love Sufjan Stevens

Frances McDormand speaks to the crowd after accepting her Oscar for her lead role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. During her acceptance speech, she promoted the notion of an "inclusion rider" — setting off frenzied Google searches across the country. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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What's An Inclusion Rider? Here's The Story Behind Frances McDormand's Closing Words

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Instrumental José González

Texas Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke at a January town hall meeting in Alice, Texas. In his long-shot bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz, O'Rourke has campaigned in at least 226 of the state's 254 counties. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Texas Democrat's Underdog Bid To Unseat Ted Cruz Picks Up Momentum

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Rise - Instrumental Lewis Parker
Intro / Mudbound Theme Tamar-Kali

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'Red Sparrow' Author And Ex-CIA Agent Says New Movie Gets Spy Life Right

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Blonde Suits You James Newton Howard
Spy Meeting Alexandre Desplat
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For the Hungry Boy Jonny Greenwood

Sherman Alexie speaks at a celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day at Seattle's City Hall in 2016. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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'It Just Felt Very Wrong': Sherman Alexie's Accusers Go On The Record

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In the Androgynous Dark Brambles
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Flooding in Boston's North End during a nor'easter storm on Friday. A new government report suggests floods will become more common over the next century. David L. Ryan/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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New Report Predicts Rising Tides, More Flooding

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The Big Ocean Ben Sollee
Jálale (Instrumental) Mexican Institute of Sound

Sean Young appeared in Blade Runner in 1982. These stills show the actress digitally re-created for Blade Runner 2049. MPC/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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In The Future Movie Stars May Be Performing Even After They're Dead

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The Dispensation of Life and Death Necro
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After initially saying he would not comply with a subpoena from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg appears to have changed his mind and is likely to cooperate. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Now Says He Is Likely To Cooperate With Mueller Subpoena

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