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The Mathare Valley, shown here in an aerial map, is one of the largest and oldest slums in Nairobi, Kenya. Residents are using hand-held GPS devices to map the area, which comprises 13 villages and is home to nearly 200,000 people. Courtesy of Muungano Support Trust and Jason Corburn, UC Berkeley hide caption

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Parallels

In Kenya, Using Tech To Put An 'Invisible' Slum On The Map

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President Obama applauds as former first lady Barbara Bush and former President George W. Bush help President George H.W. Bush stand at the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Library on April 25 in Dallas. Former first lady Laura Bush looks on. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

In Second Term, Obama Takes Softer Tone Toward Bushes

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Thousands of people gathered in Manhattan's Union Square in March 2012 to call for an arrest in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Similar rallies were held all over the country. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Code Switch

One Trayvon Martin Case, But Two Very Different Trials

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In an image from a video broadcast on Egyptian state TV, President Mohammed Morsi addresses the nation on July 2 — his final speech before the military deposed him. Ismael Mohamad/UPI /Landov hide caption

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Political Crisis In Egypt

What Egyptian State TV Says About The State Of Egypt

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Kids play with toy cars like the Cozy Coupe partly because they want to imitate their parents: turn a steering wheel, open a door, strap a Christmas tree to the roof. But toy cars aren't just fun and games; they can suggest future trends in the automobile industry. Frank Guido/Flickr hide caption

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Monkey See

Pedal Power To Horsepower: Toys Point Toward Future Of Cars

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American lawyer Francis Scott Key witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry from a boat about 8 miles away. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Author Interviews

For 'Star-Spangled Banner,' A Long Road From Song To Anthem

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