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The Mapping Memory exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, displays maps made in the late 1500s of what is now Mexico. They were created by indigenous peoples to help Spanish invaders map occupied lands. This watercolor and ink map of Meztitlán was made in 1579 by Gabriel de Chavez. Blanton Museum of Art hide caption

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440 Years Old And Filled With Footprints, These Aren't Your Everyday Maps

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Ransomware crime is many times more lucrative than bank robbery, with practically no risk of getting caught. Andrew Brookes/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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Ransomware Attacks Create Dilemma For Cities: Pay Up Or Resist?

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Southwest Airlines Network Operations Center is the heart and mind of the largest domestic carrier in the country, with a 4,000-flight dance card every day. Wade Goodwyn/NPR hide caption

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A Whole Lot Of Improv: Southwest Readjusts To A World Without The Boeing 737 Max

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Poll Shows Travelers Still Fear 737 Max As Boeing Tries To Get It Back In The Air

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Sandra Bland Recorded Her Own Video Of The 2015 Traffic Stop Arrest

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Mike Hollinger of IBM joined a group of business leaders at a news conference on the steps of the capitol in Austin, Texas. The business leaders oppose the so-called religious refusal laws currently under consideration in the Texas legislature. Susan Risdon/Red Media Group hide caption

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Business Leaders Oppose 'License To Discriminate' Against LGBT Texans

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According to a researcher hired by the Boy Scouts of America to review internal files, more than 12,000 children have been sexually assaulted while participating in its programs. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Abuse By Boy Scout Leaders More Widespread Than Earlier Thought

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Boy Scouts Of America Estimates More Than 12,000 Victims Of Sexual Abuse

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Convicted killer John William King is escorted from the Jasper County Courthouse in 1999 after being found guilty of capital murder in the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. King was executed Wednesday evening. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Texas Executes Man Convicted In 1998 Murder Of James Byrd Jr.

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Lack Of Data Processing During Government Shutdown Compounds Economic Effects

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Trump Visits Border As Talks To End Shutdown Produce No Results

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The View From McAllen, Texas, As Trump Continues His Call For A Border Wall

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Paul Buckley and his son, Mason, with his wife, Cheryl Becker, and daughter, Ariel Becker. The family's desire to adopt Mason was almost derailed by the Indian Child Welfare Act. Cheryl Becker/Courtesy of Cheryl Becker hide caption

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Native American Adoption Law Challenged As Racially Biased

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Battle For U.S. Senate Seat Has Some Texan Voters Anxious About Results

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