The Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg International Airport was supposed to open in 2012, but it has been delayed repeatedly and is now set to open in 2017. The cost overruns and delays have made the airport the butt of frequent jokes. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Not only did the family trade their urban life for one in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains and trees, but they also earn $300,000 a year. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Babajide Bello of the tech company Andela takes a selfie with AOL's Steve Case after the pair played a pickup game of pingpong. Courtesy of Andela hide caption

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Sultan 'Ali 'Adil Shah II Slays a Tiger (ca. 1660) is part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's critically acclaimed Sultans of Deccan India, 1500-1700 Opulence and Fantasy exhibition. The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Lent by Howard Hodgkin./Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art hide caption

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Falling oil prices have put downward pressure on gasoline prices, now averaging $2.65 a gallon — about 85 cents cheaper than a year ago. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Grace Jerry performs her original single "E Go Happen" at a gathering of young African leaders at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home. The lyrics say: "Yes we can, sure we can change the world." YouTube hide caption

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The night before the NBA exhibition game, two South African teams faced off in Johannesburg. Hoops aren't exactly a huge draw in the soccer-loving country. Attendance was about 1,000. Don Boroughs for NPR hide caption

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Angelica Rivera, the wife of Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, has been embroiled in controversy over the purchase of a luxury home. Thomas Samson/AP hide caption

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U.S. Marines arrive at Saudi Arabia's Dhahran Air Base on Aug. 21, 1990. The U.S. began a buildup in the region just days after Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2 of that year. The U.S. military has been active in Iraq virtually nonstop for the past quarter-century. Gerard Fouet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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