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Typewriters, Underwater Hotels And Picture Phones: The Future, As Seen From 1964

The 1964 World's Fair showcased jet packs and other miracles of science. Here's how people back then thought the future would look (and how it actually turned out).

Attorney General Eric Holder participates in a closed-door meeting Wednesday with students at St. Louis Community College, Florissant Valley. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Holder Seeks To Soothe Nerves During Visit To Ferguson

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Workers with the aid group Doctors Without Borders prepare a new Ebola treatment center near Monrovia, Liberia, on Sunday. The facility has 120 beds, making it the largest Ebola isolation clinic in history. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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How Much Bigger Is The Ebola Outbreak Than Official Reports Show?

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Ukrainian soldiers muster at a point close to Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, as Ukrainian troops make a push into rebel-held territory. Petro Zadorozhnyy/AP hide caption

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As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy

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