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Why Mexico Is The World's Biggest Exporter Of Flat-Screen TVs

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Obama's Foreign Policy, Take Two

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A map in China's new passports shows disputed islands and territorial waters as belonging to China, which has angered several of its neighbors. He Yuan/EPA/Landov hide caption

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A truck carrying hardwood timber drives along a rural road leading to Paragominas, Brazil, on Sept. 23, 2011. The city has become a pioneering "Green City," a model of sustainability with a new economic approach that has seen illegal deforestation virtually halted. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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Pedestrians cross the street in Nogales, Mexico, near the border with Arizona. A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a 16-year-old boy who was throwing rocks near the border fence last month. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Border Killings Prompt Scrutiny Over Use Of Force

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Ana Julia Torres cares for hundreds of abused animals at a refuge in Cali, Colombia, including this lion named Jupiter. Many of the animals were previously owned by drug traffickers who have been arrested. Juan Forero/NPR hide caption

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Animals Seized From Colombian Narcos Find A Home

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Carrying The Lost With You On The Day Of The Dead

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Skeletons: Skeleton imagery pervades this holiday. In pre-Columbian times, the Day of the Dead was celebrated in August. It now takes place on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, coinciding with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Karen Castillo Farfán/NPR hide caption

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