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1984 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

U.S. Air Force

On this day: July 28

Carousel, merry-go-round, carnival ride

Andrea De Stefani/SXC

On this day: July 25


Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada train explosion

Quebec Provincial Police

Lac-Megantic's devastated downtown remained dangerous for days after the crash as responders put out fires and struggled to keep the remaining oil tankers cool so they wouldn't explode. The hazardous conditions delayed the search for people missing -- and now for bodies. 24 people are confirmed dead and 30 more are missing.

US aims to make oil transport safer


Obama in Oval Office

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Obama offers rules for success as he...


Doctors ebola

From Doctors Without Borders

Ebola virus reaches Lagos, Nigeria