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California's new digital privacy law takes effect on Jan. 1. Saul Gravy/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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California Rings In The New Year With A New Data Privacy Law

Under California's new digital privacy law, consumers can opt out of the sale of their personal information. The toughest data privacy law in the U.S., it's expected to set the standard nationwide.

A farmer operates a combine to harvest soybeans in Wyanet, Ill. Farmers got more than $22 billion in government payments in 2019. It's the highest level of farm subsidies in 14 years. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Farmers Got Billions From Taxpayers In 2019, And Hardly Anyone Objected

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Moni Yakim teaches a movement class at Juilliard in May 2019. Claudio Papapietro hide caption

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Claudio Papapietro

Moni Yakim Knows How To Move You

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Barman Eddie Kim created the light and crisp "Truth and Clarity" cocktail — combining Capitoline White Vermouth, Suntory Toki Whisky, club soda and lemon vinegar — to ring in the new year. Laura Beltrán Villamizar/NPR hide caption

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A 'Truth And Clarity' Cocktail To Carry Us Into 2020

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California's new digital privacy law takes effect on Jan. 1. Saul Gravy/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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California Rings In The New Year With A New Data Privacy Law

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