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People celebrate New Year's in Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, on Jan. 1, 2011. Traditionally, the drinking doesn't begin until after midnight, when people eat 12 grapes for good luck. Alvaro Hurtado/AP hide caption

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In Spain, New Year's Eve Is All About The Grapes — Save The Bubbly For Later

As the clock strikes midnight, people in Spain gobble 12 grapes in quick succession, with wishes for the new year. Then, they go out to party all night long with cava, a Spanish sparkling white wine.

In December 1951, Norfolk Prison hosted its first international debate, against Oxford University. The debater pictured, Dick Taverne, went on to be a member of Parliament. When the prison hosted debates, church groups, local business owners, even judges and politicians would come and sit in the audience alongside inmates. Yale Joel/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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After Half A Century, Inmates Resurrect The Norfolk Prison Debating Society

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announces in 2015 that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved the state's waiver request to expand Medicaid coverage. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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The Future Of Medicaid May Be Found In Indiana, Where The Poor Pay

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A sign is seen outside a bail bondsman across the street from Mercer County criminal courthouse on Oct. 23, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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New Jersey Banking On Shift From Bail Money To Risk Assessment

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People celebrate New Year's in Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, on Jan. 1, 2011. Traditionally, the drinking doesn't begin until after midnight, when people eat 12 grapes for good luck. Alvaro Hurtado/AP hide caption

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In Spain, New Year's Eve Is All About The Grapes — Save The Bubbly For Later

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President-elect Donald Trump takes a question from a member of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., on Dec. 21, 2016. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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For Trump Presidency, Old Ethics Laws Meet New Money-Making Methods

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