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A well-wisher uses his phone to take a picture of a banner of photos of Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, where the former South African president is being treated. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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South Africans Ponder A Nation Without Mandela

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Canals created for navigation and oil and gas pipelines cut through the marsh off the coast of Louisiana, seen in 2010. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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La. Flood Board Sues Oil Industry Over Wetlands

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Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) workers work on waste water tanks at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in the town of Okuma, Fukushima prefecture in Japan on June 12, 2013. Noboru Hashimoto /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Steam And Groundwater Raise Concern At Japanese Nuclear Plant

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Los Angeles police officers take a break during a basketball game with residents of the Nickerson Gardens housing project in July 2011. Violent crime at Nickerson Gardens and two nearby housing projects has fallen by almost half since 2010. Thomas Watkins/AP hide caption

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After Years Of Violence, L.A.'s Watts Sees Crime Subside

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The new Cleveland Convention Center is hosting its first major event, the National Senior Games. Thomas Ondrey/The Plain Dealer/Landov hide caption

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Making Sense Of Cleveland's Good And Bad News

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Countertenor David Daniels (right) and dancer Reed Luplau in the Santa Fe Opera's world-premiere production of Oscar, based on the life of Oscar Wilde. Ken Howard/Santa Fe Opera hide caption

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The High, Heavenly Voice Of David Daniels

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