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A diver takes a 'selfie' with a replica of Apoxyomenos from the first or second century B.C. in Historical Underwater Park in Mali Losinj July 24, 2014. The park features 11 different exponents, placed between 5 and 15 metres deep in the water, which testify the rich history of Losinj island and its region.  REUTERS/Antonio Bronic (CROATIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)

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Inside the world’s tallest slum

Venezuelan soldiers and officials have begun the peaceful removal of as many as 3,000 squatters living in a 45-story skyscraper in the center of Venezuela’s capital Caracas. Here’s a look inside the “Tower of David”

Inside the smuggling tunnels of Gaza

Here’s a look at the tunnels of Gaza, which have been used for years to smuggle goods — and people — across the border.

2014 Comic-Con International festival

The four-day Comic-Con convention kicks off in San Diego.

Come ride with me

A look back at D.C.’s Metro to commemorate the Silver Line opening.

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An Argentina fan reacts after Argentina lost to Germany in their 2014 World Cup final soccer match in Brazil, at a public square viewing area in Buenos Aires, July 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (ARGENTINA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

The face of defeat

Tears turned to riots after Argentina loses in extra time on Mario Gotze’s goal.

epa04311248 Astana Procycling team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey in action during the 7th stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France 2014 cycling race, a 234,5 km long stage between Epernay and Nancy, in France, 11 July 2014.  EPA/BAS CZERWINSKI

The best of the Tour de France

The first half of the world’s most famous cycling race wound from Britain through the French countryside.

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The waiting game

Starting pitchers like Doug Fister must make the most of their time off the mound.

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Honors for the defiant POW

Before he was a rear admiral and senator, Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. was a prisoner who wouldn’t give up.

(Amir Cohen / Reuters)

Inside the smuggling tunnels of Gaza

Here’s a look at the tunnels of Gaza, which have been used for years to smuggle goods — and people — across the border.

(Michael Penn / AP)

Animal views

Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.

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