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BORDER CROSSINGS

Papers, Please

An oral declaration of citizenship will no longer be enough for U.S. and Canadian citizens to cross the border. A passport, combination of a driver's license and birth certificate, or a trusted traveler card is now mandatory.

CELEBRATION

Big Apple Avalanche

Since 1886, New York City's cleanup methods for ticker-tape parades have gotten greener. But the party still isn't exactly eco-friendly.

THE PARADE

Some 50 tons of shredded paper fell over the Super Bowl-champion Giants during the Feb. 5 parade (left). Of more than 200 such parades in New York City, the largest--with 5,438 tons of ticker tape--was...

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