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Passengers wait after the lights went out at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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Airport Power Outage In Atlanta Leaves Thousands Stranded

People traveling through the world's busiest airport struggled to get home after a power outage there forced hundreds of flight cancellations. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours.

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'We Feel Like Home': Displaced Puerto Ricans Celebrate Traditional Christmas Parranda

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Thousands of Puerto Ricans have moved to the U.S. mainland after Hurricane Maria. On Saturday, Hartford, Conn., welcomed some of its newcomers with a Puerto Rican Christmas tradition: a parranda.

'We Feel Like Home': Displaced Puerto Ricans Celebrate Traditional Christmas Parranda

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In 'Fortress America,' Examining How Fear Crept Into American Life

Historian Elaine Tyler May says that ever since the Cold War, fear has created apathy toward democracy. Her new book, Fortress America, examines key events that shaped today's political climate.

In 'Fortress America,' Examining How Fear Crept Into American Life

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In the original Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart's character (right) tells a policeman (Claude Rains) that a resistance fighter (Paul Henreid, left) is on the run from the Nazis. In the German version, that fighter became a physicist on the run from Interpol. (Also pictured: Ingrid Bergman.) John Springer Collection/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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What's 'Casablanca' Without Nazis? After WWII, German Audiences Found Out

The original Casablanca was passionately anti-Nazi. But when it was dubbed for German audiences, Warner Bros. deleted all scenes with Nazis in them, and almost all mention of the war.

What's 'Casablanca' Without Nazis? After WWII, German Audiences Found Out

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Participants in a candlelight vigil in 2013 mark the one-year anniversary of the death of a 23-year-old woman who was gang-raped on a bus in Delhi. Raj K. Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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In Interviews With 122 Rapists, Student Pursues Not-So-Simple Question: Why?

Shattered by the rape and subsequent death of a student in Delhi in 2012, a graduate student in psychology wanted to know why they did it — and if they felt remorse.

As the permafrost thaws, Kongiganak's cemetery is turning into swampland. Community members are now laying their loved ones to rest on raised platforms above the ground. Teresa Cotsirilos/KYUK hide caption

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Cemeteries Turn To Swamps As Alaska's Permafrost Melts

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A cemetery in rural Alaska that was built into the permanently frozen layer of soil is at risk now that the permafrost is melting.

Cemeteries Turn To Swamps As Alaska's Permafrost Melts

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Office holiday functions do serve a legitimate business purpose: They can boost morale and reward workers for jobs well done. mediaphotos/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe

This year some employers are more nervous than usual about making sure holiday parties are free of any sexual harassment. Employment attorneys are advising clients on how to avoid problems.

Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe

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Scientists Say Japanese Monkeys Are Having 'Sexual Interactions' With Deer

Researchers witnessed adolescent female Japanese macaques mounting sika deer in ways that were "sexual in nature." The scientists have several theories for why but say more research is necessary.

Farmers pick crops at Soul Fire Farm in New York state. It's run by Leah Penniman, a farmer and activist working to diversify the farming community and reconnect people to their food. Soul Fire Farm hide caption

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Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

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More than nine of 10 farm owners in the U.S. are white. A movement to change that is selling farming to people of color as a healthy lifestyle — and a way to fight discrimination.

Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

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