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Millions of Americans use wearable devices to monitor their diet and fitness. Some insurance companies offer incentives to use them, but privacy advocates caution customers not to share too much data.
Nov. 19, 2018
Latino turnout was up dramatically in the midterms, according to early voting and other preliminary data. Democrats say Latino votes helped flip house and senate races across the country.
Nov. 19, 2018
At least 80 people have died in the state since the Camp and Woolsey fires broke out earlier this month. The official missing persons list from the Camp Fire has 300 fewer names than on Saturday.
Nov. 19, 2018
After two recounts, Florida's governor has been declared the winner of the state's contested Senate race over the incumbent Democrat.
Nov. 18, 2018
Close to 1,500 inmates have been sent to battle the wildfires in Northern California. They are paid less than minimum wage, and some critics have decried the state program slave labor.
Nov. 18, 2018
A bipartisan coalition of Virginia lawmakers is working to make the state the 38th and final one needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Nov. 18, 2018
Two-headed snakes don't live very long in the wild, so when one was found in a Northern Virginia yard, the discovery got the attention of scientists and social media alike.
Nov. 18, 2018
The donation is the largest individual gift ever made to a single university and is designed to allow the school to be need-blind and loan-free.
Nov. 18, 2018
Broadhursts Bookshop in Southport, England, sold the book about William the Conqueror that had sat on the shelf for decades. The store's tweet about the sale has inspired thousands of replies.
Nov. 18, 2018
Using toilets is not always intuitive. That's when a sign or two can be helpful — and sometimes hilarity-inducing.
Nov. 18, 2018
Thieves entered the Netherlands' Kunsthal in 2012 and made off with seven paintings, allegedly later burned in an oven by the ringleader's mother. Now the story has taken another strange turn.
Nov. 18, 2018
Ultimately, even a hand recount didn't shift the final margin of the race too much. Scott's win means Republicans have picked up two Senate seats even as the GOP lost substantial ground in the House.
Nov. 18, 2018
The president refused to admit any culpability in the results, but in a rare move, he acknowledged he made a mistake in not visiting Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day.
Nov. 18, 2018
Nearly two weeks after Election Day, a statewide recount showed that Republican Gov. Rick Scott continued to hold the lead in the Senate race against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson.
Nov. 18, 2018
"Somebody with a technical background might think in a little bit different than the way, for instance, that a lawyer would think," says Chrissy Houlahan, a new lawmaker with a STEM background.
Nov. 18, 2018

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