The finish line and grandstand at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, home of the Preakness. The track has had trouble competing with rival tracks that offer other gambling options, such as slot machines.
Waseh, an Afghan driver working for an international NGO, is trying to cover the license plate containing the number 39 with a blue plastic sheet. He is also 39 years old.
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The newly founded Egyptian news channel 25TV broadcasts online at 25online.tv. In this image from a show called Hashtag, the host discusses the Twitter hashtag #FreeTarekShalaby, which began after Shalaby, an Egyptian activist, was arrested during protests outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo. He was later released.
Brooke Gladstone has served as senior editor for NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday and All Things Considered. She is currently host and managing editor of NPR and WNYC's On The Media.
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