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Tracks from NASA's Opportunity rover disappear toward the horizon on the Meridiani Plains of Mars. The rover has been on the planet since 2004. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell University hide caption

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Space

Mars Or Bust: Putting Humans On The Red Planet

Some of the earliest science fiction imagined voyages to Mars. We now have the space-faring technology to make reaching the Red Planet possible. It would involve massive resources and many potential dangers, but some believe the rewards would be massive.

Al Wilkinson, who created the disguise for the 2015 Ford Mustang, says the extra layers don't affect the car's aerodynamics. Brenda Priddy/Brenda Priddy & Company hide caption

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Business

Ford's Master Of Disguise Keeps Latest Models Undercover

Hiding the redesigned, 50th anniversary Ford Mustang before its official unveiling was no easy task — the photo-hungry car paparazzi were eager for a glimpse. But, like other car companies, Ford has its own "camouflage coordinator" to create a disguise for the vehicle during test drives and trial runs.

Bill O'Leary's photo of Marion Barry getting escorted by an FBI agent made the front page of the Jan. 19, 1990, issue of The Washington Post. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post hide caption

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Around the Nation

Clear, Sharp And Properly Exposed: How A Photo Made A Career

Photographer Bill O'Leary's big break came in 1990, the night Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry was arrested during an FBI sting. O'Leary was an intern for The Washington Post, and he suddenly found himself in the right place and the right time to take the perfect shot of the mayor.

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