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    'Spider-Man' washes windows at a children's hospital

    Andy Weeks, left, and Matt McGehee, dressed as "Spider-Man," shoot their webs _ and make patients smile _ as they wash windows at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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    Re-enacting the Great War

    History enthusiasts from across Europe gathered to reconstruct the Battle of Tannenberg, an engagement between the Russian and German Empires in the first days of World War I.

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    Ramadan around the world

    Muslims are observing Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. It is the time Muslims believe God started to reveal the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad. For believers, Ramadan is meant to be a time of reflection and worship, and of remembering the hardships of others.

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    Images from the Arizona execution

    The execution of of Joseph Rudolph Wood in Arizona, the third execution in six months to go awry, has rekindled the debate over the death penalty and handed potentially new evidence to those building a case against lethal injection as cruel and unusual punishment.

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    Comic-Con: Day 1 fun

    Fans have a blast during Day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego.

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    Glut of unwanted equines strains horse rescues

    Almost every horse rescue in the country is running out of room or money as they continue to be strained by an influx of abandoned equines, a trend that began during the recession. Although hundreds of nonprofits nationwide care for thousands of horses, resources are stretched thin. When the downturn...

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    Venezuela's vertical slum

    The first of thousands of squatters who transformed a half-built skyscraper into a vertical slum were moved out by armed soldiers Tuesday, marking the beginning of the end for the Tower of David’s haphazard community near Caracas, Venezuela. Police in riot gear and soldiers with Kalashnikov assault...

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    Britain's little prince is 1 year old

    The prince turns 1 on July 22. While he may be too young to appreciate it, the milestone is causing a nationwide frenzy. Editorial writers call him a symbol of hope, newspaper headlines hail him as "Gorgeous George" and one published a 24-page glossy magazine chronicling his first 12 months.

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    Netherlands mourns couple lost on MH17

    Hundreds of mourners, including famous chefs and the city’s mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb, walked in the rain, in the port city of Rotterdam to commemorate a couple Jenny Loh and Popo Fan, who ran a popular Chinese restaurant ‘Asian Glories’ in the city and were victims in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines...

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    'One small step for man ...'

    Forty-five years ago, Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon.

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