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Cubans gather in Santiago de Cuba to celebrate this year's Revolution Day, the 62nd anniversary of Fidel Castro's first open assault on the forces of President Fulgencio Batista, who would eventually be overthrown by the rebels. Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Day Of Triumph In A Time Of Change: Cuba's High Holiday Explained

It's been 62 years since Fidel Castro launched the attack that began the Cuban revolution, and the country still marks the date. As tensions cool with the U.S., what does July 26 mean to Cubans today?

Syrian refugees live in makeshift shelters in the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon, just a few miles west of the Syrian border. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Lebanon Evicted Syrians From A Refugee Camp; They Refused To Go

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Cubans gather in Santiago de Cuba to celebrate this year's Revolution Day, the 62nd anniversary of Fidel Castro's first open assault on the forces of President Fulgencio Batista, who would eventually be overthrown by the rebels. Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Day Of Triumph In A Time Of Change: Cuba's High Holiday Explained

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Transgender performers walk backstage during an event to mark World AIDS Day in 2013. A new WHO report demonstrates extremely rates of HIV infection among transgender women in 15 countries. Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Transgender Women Face Inadequate Health Care, 'Shocking' HIV Rates

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National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry, shown in Kuwait in 1991, says his big break came at a refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan, after he heard the sound of children laughing. Courtesy of Steve McCurry hide caption

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How One Photographer Captured A Piercing Gaze That Shook The World

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George Brett wipes a new bat down with a pine tar rag before a game with the Cleveland Indians on July 25, 1983. The day before, Brett had been called out for using a bat with pine tar too far down the bat; the league president decided that Brett's bat was OK. Doug Atkins/AP hide caption

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A Rage For The Ages: The Unforgettable 'Pine Tar Game'

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Bomba Estereo's latest album is called Amanecer. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Its New Album, Bomba Estereo Is 'Watching The World' From Colombia

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