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Roads & Kingdoms
Marooned in the Desert Sixty-seven years after the Arab-Israeli War, 3,000 Palestinians remain forgotten and stateless in rural Egypt.
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Amtrak and the FCC What bad wireless spectrum policy has to do with the recent, deadly train derailment.