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Inmate firefighters battle a California wildfire in July. Qualified inmates can volunteer to be trained in firefighting; in exchange, they are paid $2 a day and an extra $1 per hour when fighting fires. The inmate firefighters also receive sentence reductions. Noah Berger/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Serving Time, And Fighting California Wildfires For $2 A Day

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A bookstore in England has sold a children's book that has been on the shelf for 27 years. The bookstore's tweet about the sale has since gone viral. Gulfiya Mukhamatdinova/Getty Images hide caption

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"Honk if you love equality," reads the side of the bus lawmakers, like Virginia Del. Jennifer Caroll Foy (pictured speaking), have taken around the state to promote ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment. Whittney Evans/WCVE hide caption

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Virginia Could Be The State To Give Women Equal Rights Nationwide

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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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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was last seen visiting Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook has been using artificial intelligence to detect if a user might be about engage in self-harm. The same technology may soon be used in other scenarios. Dado Ruvic/Reuters hide caption

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Facebook Increasingly Reliant on A.I. To Predict Suicide Risk

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A firefighter searches a trailer park destroyed in the Camp Fire on Friday Paradise, Calif. John Locher/AP hide caption

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California Offers Safe Space For Firefighters To Work Through Stress And Trauma

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President Trump said Saturday that he is not considering extraditing a dissident whom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses of involvement in a failed coup. Tatyana Zenkovich/AP hide caption

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could soon be facing criminal charges from the Department of Justice, according to language discovered in an unrelated court document by terrorism researcher Seamus Hughes. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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

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The home Jim Knaver shared with his wife, Toni, in Paradise, Calif., was completely leveled by the Camp Fire. Stephanie O'Neill for NPR hide caption

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Separated By Fire, Man Launches Wrenching Search For His Wife

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President Trump answers a reporter's question about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation during a bill signing ceremony Friday in the Oval Office. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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An aerial view of a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the wildfire ripped through the town, charring more than 140,000 acres and killing more than 70 people. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on Feb. 19 about whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be deposed for the lawsuits over the citizenship question he added to the 2020 census. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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George T. Conway III, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, at the 2017 Easter Egg Roll at the White House. Conway says he no longer feels comfortable being a Republican. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Abraham Lincoln is shown in Richmond, Va., being cheered by former slaves in 1865. Culture Club/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Students Will Soon Learn Slavery Played A Central Role In The Civil War

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A woman sets up tables for hand-counting ballots in Palm Beach County on Thursday. Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hand Recounts Progress In Florida Senate Race

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