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Health worker Jackie Carnegie delivers a rubella vaccine in Colorado in 1972. Ira Gay Sealy/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Western Hemisphere Wipes Out Its Third Virus

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Former Guantanamo prison inmates walk between their tents and the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay's capital, where four former prisoners are protesting what they say is an inadequate deal in exchange for permanent asylum. Pablo Porciuncula/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-Gitmo Detainees In Uruguay Protest At U.S. Embassy

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Thrown Mango Bonks Venezuela's President In The Head

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The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, in a photograph taken in 2014. Ben Fox/AP hide caption

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GOP Measure Would Make It Harder For Obama To Empty Guantanamo

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The government of Peru is partnering with culinary stars — like celebrity chef Gaston Acurio, shown here in his restaurant Astrid & Gaston in Lima in 2014 — to promote Peruvian cuisine around the world. Ernesto Benavides/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"Why does everyone have to be here at the same time? Why do we need to know how many hours a week people work?" — Ricardo Semler James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What Happens When You Run a Company With (Almost) No Rules?

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Kidnappers In Mexico Now Target Undocumented Migrants

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Alondra Luna Nunez, 14, smiles at a news conference upon her arrival at the Guanajuato International Airport in Silao, Mexico, on Wednesday. The Mexican girl, who was taken from a courthouse by police and sent kicking and screaming to the U.S., returned home after DNA tests showed she is not related to a Houston woman searching for her missing daughter. Mario Armas/AP hide caption

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In Mistaken Identity, Distraught Mexican Girl Brought To U.S., Then Sent Back

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During her lifetime, singer and dancer Carmen Miranda (shown here in a dressing room at the London Palladium in 1948) was a huge success in the United States, but rejected at home in Brazil as a sellout. George Konig/Keystone Features/Getty Images hide caption

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Of Fruit Hats And 'Happy Tropics,' A Renaissance For Carmen Miranda

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Sad And Smelly: Massive Fish Die-Off At Rio's 2016 Olympic Site

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Former gang member Ricky James (left) and developer K.C. Hardin in Casco Viejo. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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In Panama, Restoring Streets And Reforming Gangs At The Same Time

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President Obama with Cuban President Raul Castro during their historic meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City. The Obama administration announced Tuesday it will remove Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Uruguayan Author Eduardo Galeano, Critic Of Capitalism, Dies At 74

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