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Amid Violence, Juarez Hosts Independence Day Party

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The bicentennial celebration of Mexico's independence was called off in Ciudad Juarez last year due to the terrible violence that convulsed the city. This year, though, the party is on. The city will spend more than $400,000 on a massive fiesta that some 60,000 people are expected to attend. The current mayor says authorities have more control over the violence now. But the murders continue on a daily basis, and not all residents say they feel secure.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 6, 2015

A play springs forth from an iconic photo, and a photography exhibit transports visitors back to the Civil War.


Budapest Foodies Hope Cuisine Can Help Heal Anti-Migrant Prejudice

Forget the goulash. Budapest's restaurants have been featuring refugee cuisine — think Syrian sweets, Afghan pies and Eritrean flatbread. It's a festival to foster understanding through food.
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Are D.C. Charter Schools Funded Fairly?

A debate about education funding digs up a decades-old fight for D.C. home rule.

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Computer Guys And Gal: Taking Selfies To New Heights And More

Mobile ad blocking comes to iPhones, updated Android comes to new Nexus phones, and "dronies" -- video selfies shot by a GoPro on a drone -- come to Instagram. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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