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Almost 70 years ago, Dorothy Flood was denied access to a train dining car because she was black. Now, after finally dining in a first-class car, she says she'll never ride another train again. Rachel Greiman/Jeremy Bloom's Wish of a Lifetime hide caption

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With One Wish, Banishing Memories Of Jim Crow

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Take The "A" Train Duke Ellington
Baja The Astronauts
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The architecture firm HyBrid, which specializes in designing buildings from recycled shipping containers, created this solar-powered house for Sunset Magazine. Amy Eastwood hide caption

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Forget Big-Box Stores. How About A Big-Box House?

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First Tube Phish
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Bagi Kheyl, in the eastern province of Ghazni, is one of the villages where the 82nd Airborne has been operating as part of a broader effort to drive away the Taliban. Amy Walters/NPR hide caption

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For U.S. Troops, One More Big Push In Afghanistan

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Optimism Vijay Iyer Trio
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Village of the Virgins Vijay Iyer Trio
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A Tokyo sushi restaurant displays blocks of fat meat tuna cut out from a 269kg bluefin tuna. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nuclear Tuna Is Hot News, But Not Because It's Going To Make You Sick

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Sîrba de La Medgidia Toni Iordache
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Larger Than Life: Tourists pose in front of a UEFA Euro 2012 Cup placard on Kiev's Independence Square in Ukraine. Europe is entering a packed sports schedule — but soccer still reigns supreme, says Frank Deford. Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Europe's High Season For Sports, Soccer Rules

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Spyros Gianniotis started the Olympic torch relay at the ancient site of Olympia earlier this month. Greece hasn't won an Olympic medal in swimming since 1896 — something Gianniotis hopes to change in London. Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Swimmer Vies To Bring Olympic Joy Home To Greece

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