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(L-R) Britain's Prince Harry, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, react as they watch the women's field hockey match between Wales and Scotland at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO/GLYN KIRKGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

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

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.

Hopes fade for a break in Gaza conflict

Explosions rocked a major hospital in Gaza, causing numerous casualties.

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Members of a Royal Garrison Artillery working party carrying duck-boards across the frozen Somme canal in March 1917 and the Somme canal on March 12, 2014. (Photos by Lt. J W Brooke/ IWM via Getty Images & Peter Macdiarmid/Getty) (Animated photo illustration by Nick Kirkpatrick/The Washington Post)

The hallowed ground of WW I

July 28, 2014 marks 100 years since the start of WW I.

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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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Marking Eid al-Fitr around the world

With prayer and festivals, Muslims celebrate the three-day holiday at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

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