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America’s Tent Cities for the Homeless. Stacie McDonough, 51, poses for a portrait by her tent at a homeless motorhome and tent encampment near LAX airport in Los Angeles, California, on October 26, 2015. McDonough is an army veteran with a college degree who was recently made homeless. While Los Angeles is grappling with a massive homelessness problem, Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed spending $100 million to combat the problem in the sprawling metropolis. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters)
More than 500,000 people were homeless in the United States at the end of last year. Many who find themselves living on the streets find a level of community and security in homeless encampments.
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Peter, with some people it is better to offer silent when the conversation becomes sterile sterile => which produces nothing.
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Carnival 2016 Around the World. A dancer from the Imperatriz samba school performs during the second night of the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 9, 2016. (Christophe Simon / AFP / Getty)
Recent images of carnivals around the world, including images from Spain, Brazil, Italy, Germany, Lithuania, Bolivia, and more.
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'We Fear the Water' - Photos of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Gladyes Williamson smells a jar of water from her tap on January 13, 2016. Williamson has been recording her struggle with Flint's water crisis since the city switched water sources in early 2014. (Brittany Greeson / The Ground Truth Project)
Photographs of life in Flint, Michigan, where lead, copper, and bacteria have contaminating the drinking supply
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The Looting of Syria's Archaeological Treasures. A split satellite view of the archaeological site of Apamea, Syria. On the left side, how the site appeared in July of 2011, just months after the conflict in Syria began, and on the right, how the site appeared on May 2, 2014, pockmarked by thousands of holes dug by looters using hand tools and heavy machinery. (© Google, Inc.)
In contested areas of Syria, thousands of archaeological sites are being systematically looted by unknown parties, the treasures sold off, disappearing into the black market.
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Scenes From Iowa. Images from recent months of the presidential campaigns across the state. A barn painted with the U.S. flag is seen in a snow covered field in Kanawha, Iowa, on January 16, 2016. (Jim Young / Reuters)
Scenes from the past few frantic months in Iowa, as presidential hopefuls made appearances in every corner of the state.
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Photos of the Week. A sloth holds on to the post of a traffic barrier on a highway, in this handout photo provided by Ecuador's Transit Commission, in Quevedo, Ecuador on January 22, 2016. Transit police officers, who were patrolling the new highway found the sloth after it had apparently tried to cross the street and returned the animal to its natural habitat after a veterinarian found it to be in perfect condition. (Reuters)
The burning of a Viking longboat during Up Helly Aa in the Shetland Islands, nude statues hidden from Iran’s visiting president in Italy, a moonrise behind Toronto, and much more.
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A Wild Elephant Makes a Destructive Run Through an Indian City. The elephant that strayed into the town of Siliguri moves through the streets as people follow in West Bengal state, India, on February 10, 2016. The elephant had wandered from the Baikunthapur forest on Wednesday, crossing roads and a small river before entering the town. (AP)
A wild elephant wandered into the streets and alleys of Siliguri, India, today, leaving behind a trail of startled residents and damaged structures, cars, and motorbikes.
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Newlyweds in the Ruins: A Syrian Wedding Photo Shoot. Newlywed Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Syrian army soldier Hassan Youssef,27, pose for a wedding picture amid heavily damaged buildings in the war-ravaged city of Homs, Syria, on February 5, 2016. (Joseph Eid / AFP / Getty)
In Homs, Syria, where entire city blocks have been reduced to rubble by years of civil war, a Syrian wedding photographer thought of using the destruction of the city as a backdrop for pictures of newlywed couples “to show that life is stronger than death.”
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Lucky hew didn't get sniped. He's a brave guy for that girl.
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Photos of the Week: 1/30-2/5. A firebomb explodes beside a riot police member during a massive protest in Greece on February 4, 2016. (Aris Messinis / AFP / Getty)
Revelers in Brazil prepare for Carnival, Dutch police train an eagle to capture drones in midair, a captured monkey menace in Mumbai, Russian infantry training with reindeer, a mock zebra escape in a Tokyo zoo, and much more.
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Scenes From 21st-Century China. A building and a large screen seen through thick smog in Beijing on December 8, 2015, as China's capital issued its first ever "red alert" for pollution. (Damir Sagolj / Reuters)
A small view of people and places across China over the past few months.
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Where the Bullets Go. A photo catalog of scars and stories. Antonius: Shot on a crowded Brooklyn street corner by a man trying to shoot his ex-girlfriend in Brooklyn, New York, in 2013. (Kathy Shorr / SHOT Project)
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Fighting the Zika Virus. A Health Ministry employee fumigates a home against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, in Soyapango, 6 km east of San Salvador, El Salvador, on January 27, 2016. (Marvin Recinos / AFP / Getty)
The World Health Organization and other national health agencies are warning that the current Zika virus outbreak is likely to spread throughout nearly all the Americas.
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