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Grab Your Wooden Effigies! It's San Juan Day in Spain

The country celebrates by lighting beach bonfires up and down the coast.

Library of Congress

Remembering America's First Female Architect

Louise Blanchard Bethune designed a number of important buildings around Buffalo.

Reuters

Incredible Flood Damage Across Northern India

At least 120 are dead in one of the worst monsoon seasons on record.

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Indonesia Tells Singapore It's 'Behaving Like a Child' About Smog Coming From Indonesia

Record air pollution levels hit the city-state thanks to forest fires in its neighboring country.

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Faces of a Madrid Slum Clearance

34 Roma people have been removed from their makeshift homes outside Spain's capital.

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Fukushima's Nuclear Plant is Still Giving Off Scary Levels of Radiation

New tests show the nuclear plant's groundwater is still toxic.

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Where New York's Old Telephone Booths Go to Die

A photographer stumbles on a payphone 'graveyard' in West Harlem.

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'We Don't Need the World Cup': Massive Protests Erupt Across Brazil

200,000 people took to the streets Monday to oppose political corruption and inferior public services.

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When You Think of Flint, Michigan, Think of ... Experimental Public Art?

Can virtual ball drops and bizarre car sculptures help people see the Rust Belt city in new ways?

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Hamburg's 'Unwanted' Humans, Caged and on Display

Single mothers, former criminals, homeless people and punks at a "human zoo."

Reuters

Occupy Greek TV: The Fight to Keep the Country's Only Public Station on the Air

Inside ERT, where workers continue to broadcast news even though they've been shut down by the government.

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The Data Center Next Door

Can buildings full of machines make good neighbors?

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Steamboats and Smog: Life Along the Ohio River in the 1970s

A complicated balance of highways, bridges, and natural beauty.

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A Sharp New Look for New York City Beach Signs

Redesigned signage is serving a critical role in post-Sandy coastal wayfinding.

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Activists Protest Russia's New Anti-Gay Laws With Kisses

Opponents threw eggs, stinging nettles and urine at the protesters; at least 20 people were arrested.

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The Latest Images From Turkey as Police Continue Their Crackdown on Protesters

Anti-government demonstrations have spread beyond Istanbul's Taksim Square.

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At Last, Sushi Served by Drones

A London fast food chain tests out its new robotic wait staff, to somewhat disastrous results.

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A Fascinating Peek Inside China's Booming Counterfeit Wine Market

Europe exported nearly $1 billion worth of wine to China last year. Counterfeiters are increasingly cashing in.

Reuters

Portraits of Desperation: Unemployed and Homeless in Greece

An unsettling peek at the human toll of Europe's economic crisis.