At the 1936 Olympics, 18 black athletes went to Berlin as part of the U.S. team. Pictured here are (left to right, rear) high jumpers Dave Albritton and Cornelius Johnson; hurdler Tidye Pickett; sprinter Ralph Metcalfe; boxer Jim Clark; sprinter Mack Robinson. In front: weightlifter John Terry (left); long jumper John Brooks. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Black U.S. Olympians Won In Nazi Germany Only To Be Overlooked At Home

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A scene from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 takes place in the fictional capital city Panem, which was filmed in Berlin. Murray Close/Lionsgate hide caption

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With Rich History And Tax Breaks, Berlin Lures American Filmmakers

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Marie Jalowicz Simon survived the Holocaust by hiding with friends and strangers in Berlin. From the private collection of Hermann Simon hide caption

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A Young Woman Goes 'Underground In Berlin' To Escape The Holocaust

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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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Berlin's New Airport: Still In A Holding Pattern

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Young fans of the German national soccer team drink iced tea in July 2010 as they watch the FIFA World Cup semi-final match Germany vs. Spain in an Arabic cafe in Berlin's Neukölln district. The neighborhood has gentrified rapidly in recent years, but many of the white families moving in leave once their children reach school age. Local groups are trying to change that. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Berlin, Grassroots Efforts Work To Integrate Inner-City Schools

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The Cold War Broadcast That Gave East German Dissidents A Voice

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"Forest boy," who says his name is Ray. Berlin police hide caption

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Can You ID Germany's 'Forest Boy'?

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Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese faces off against the Phillies' Shane Victorino, with the ball seemingly in orbit around the umpire's head. Philadelphia won the game 11-0 at home Thursday. Drew Hallowell/Getty Images hide caption

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