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    Theme park expo

    How would you like to ride an elevator 120 feet up in the air, then flip head over heels six times as the lift plummets back down to the ground? Or fight good and evil with a laser blaster while dodging a lifelike, creepy-looking Joker? Those are just two of the new theme park attractions opening...

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    In Peru, an elixir of frog

    Frogs from Peru’s Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive. There’s no scientific evidence that confirms the frog juice’s benefits.

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    March to the Sea

    A turning point in the Civil War came 150 years ago this week, when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta and launched his scorching March to the Sea.

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    Abandoned places

    Throughout the world, a stunning variety of places has been abandoned and fallen into disrepair, leaving lonely reminders of once-thriving pasts.

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    Daily life across the globe

    These photos give a snapshot of daily life from Philadelphia to India.

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    Climate change

    An agreement between the United States and China puts the world's two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming.

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    Photos: A day for veterans

    11-11. The United States marks Veterans Day. Europe and many Commonweath nations mark Remembrance Day, or Armistice Day. It is the 96th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, a war that began 100 years ago. Here are some of the ways people are remembering.

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    Madonna memorabilia auctioned

    The Material Girl has still got it. Julien’s Auctions said bidders worldwide snapped up items from Madonna’s professional and personal life during the two-day Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll auction in Beverly Hills over the weekend.

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    Mass balloon release in Berlin marks 25 years since wall fell

    The citizens of Berlin on Sunday released almost 7,000 balloons into the night sky, many carrying messages of hope to mark the 25th anniversary since the fall of the wall that once divided their city.

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    Berlin when the Wall stood and today

    Berlin’s appearance has changed enormously since the fall on Nov. 9, 1989 of the Berlin Wall, which for nearly three decades divided the communist east from the city’s west – a capitalist enclave deep inside East Germany. East Germany disappeared less than a year later when the country was reunited...

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