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Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates with supporters at a victory party in the Bronx after upsetting incumbent Democratic Rep. Joseph Crowley on Tuesday night. Scott Heins/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-candidate Donald Trump is introduced by then-South Carolina Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster at a campaign rally in Florence, S.C., in 2016. Now Trump is president and McMaster is governor and campaigning for a full term. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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As awareness grows about the environmental toll of single-use plastics, retailers and regulators alike are finding ways to decrease their use. And straws have become a prime target. Barbara Woike/AP hide caption

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Last Straw For Plastic Straws? Cities, Restaurants Move To Toss These Sippers

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The bagels for sale at Skokie's New York Bagel & Bialy, which opened in the Illinois town in 1962, are as good as any you'd find in the Big Apple. In the post-World War II era, the town became a hub for Jewish Holocaust survivors, and synagogues sprouted alongside Jewish delis. Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein hide caption

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a health care union rally at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 21. Cuomo is threatening to sue federal immigration authorities and accused them of violating the law. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Fearless Girl statue stands facing Charging Bull as tourists take pictures in New York on April 12, 2017. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane is inspected as it sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after making an emergency landing there on Tuesday. Amanda Bourman/AP hide caption

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Atara Bernstein and Ariel Pasternak founded Pineapple Collaborative to create a space where women in food could share ideas. Benjamin Herskovitz/courtesy Pineapple Collaborative hide caption

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In December, New York tax department investigators seized 757 liters of untaxed liquor brought into the state in this vehicle. New York State Department of Taxation and Finance hide caption

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New York Police Department officers prepare for New Year's Eve celebrations in Manhattan's Times Square in New York. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters hide caption

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Tightest Security In Years At New Year's Celebrations In New York And Las Vegas

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Making ice wine requires the grape to be picked and pressed at below-freezing temperatures, like in this vineyard in southern Germany. So, only a few places in the world — mainly Canada and Germany — produce it. But now, vineyards in frigid parts of the U.S., are making their own ice wine, giving Americans a chance to buy domestically produced bottles. Patrick Seeger/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Vineyard Takes A Risk On Ice Wine For A Sweet Reward

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Scallop fishermen discard their bycatch near Montauk, N.Y. These waters are some of the most productive fishing grounds on the Eastern Seaboard. Jon Kalish for NPR hide caption

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