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The sun sets over the Manhattan skyline on Aug. 14, 2003. A major power outage doused the lights on more than 50 million people across the Northeastern U.S. and part of Canada. Robert Giroux/Getty Images hide caption

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10 Years After The Blackout, How Has The Power Grid Changed?

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Kansas City Child Geof Bradfield
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A melon washing station sprays cantaloupes with clean water and sanitizer. Kristin Kidd/ hide caption

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Listeria Outbreak Still Haunts Colorado's Cantaloupe Growers

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The Book Tin Hat Trio
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Camila DeSouza, a 17-year-old Brazilian, shops for shoes at a mall in Sunrise, Fla., on July 16, 2012. During their winter, Brazilians flock to the U.S., mainly to shop. Even with the cost of airfare figured in, many products are far cheaper in the U.S. than in Brazil. Charles Trainor Jr. /Miami Herald/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Brazilians Flood To U.S. On Massive Shopping Sprees

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Ixtapa Rodrigo Y Gabriela
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We Got the Beat The Go-Go's
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Robert Avery has been a councilman in his hometown of Gadsden, Ala., for almost three decades. As a teen, he and two friends hitchhiked to the nation's capital, where they made signs for the March on Washington. Erica Yoon/NPR hide caption

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Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet

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American Safari tour guide Tad Pierson stands beside his 1955 pink Cadillac. Visitors to Memphis can get a personalized tour that highlights the city's rich music heritage. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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The Vintage Cadillac With The Memphis Soundtrack

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Pete Rose Should Enter The Hall Of Fame With Ichiro Suzuki

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