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A view of the Caribbean is among the things attracting new buyers to high-priced Havana real estate along the city's famous seaside strip, the Malecón. Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid A Struggling Economy, Cuban Real Estate Is Booming

Havana apartments with a Caribbean view run in the hundreds of thousands. Some houses are being sold for as much as $1 million. The real estate rush is on.

Capuchin monkeys use a detached flake as an active hammerstone, possibly in order to produce quartz dust. M.Haslam/Nature hide caption

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Those Ancient Stone Tools — Did Humans Make Them, Or Was It Really Monkeys?

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will descend on the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Wednesday night for their final presidential debate. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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4 Things To Watch In The Last Presidential Debate

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A view of the Caribbean is among the things attracting new buyers to high-priced Havana real estate along the city's famous seaside strip, the Malecón. Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid A Struggling Economy, Cuban Real Estate Is Booming

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Chicago residents cast early ballots on Tuesday for the Nov. 8 election. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Will The New Era Of Limited Federal Monitoring Still Protect Voter Rights?

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From left to right, Chess Records co-founder Phil Chess, R&B singer Etta James and record producer Ralph Bass in Chicago at Chess Records Studios in 1960. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Phil Chess, Co-Founder Of Chess Records, Dies At 95

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Although expanding Medicaid in Oregon didn't drive down the recipients' overall use of hospital emergency rooms, the state has seen a decline in avoidable use of ERs by 4 percent in the past two years, according to state statistics. Paul Burns/Getty Images hide caption

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Emergency Room Use Stays High In Oregon Medicaid Study

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Omara Portuondo will turn 86 during her current tour of the U.S. "I'm not a little girl," she says, laughing, "but I feel like a little girl." Betto Arcos hide caption

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At 85, Cuban Legend Omara Portuondo Is Still Working — And Feeling Young

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