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Internet's Cat Obsession Justifies Itself In Cancer Ward

An artist at a Seattle hospital turned a teenage leukemia patient's room into an art installation using nearly 2,000 photos of cats solicited through social media. "In the hospital, you feel cut off," says the patient. "So the photos made me feel like I was part of the world again."
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Photographing The Police

The right to photograph or record the police has repeatedly been upheld in the courts, yet new lawsuits and cases highlight the complicated line for both police and citizens.

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Fighting For Photos Of The Tour De France

For more than 20 years, photographer James Startt has been chasing legendary cyclists in the Tour de France, capturing the fans' excitement against the backdrop of the French countryside and the raw emotion of competitive cyclists. Now, a selection of his work can be viewed online.
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Detroit Lost And Found: Vintage Photos Speak Volumes

In 2009, two Italian photographers on assignment in Detroit kept stumbling across old photos around the city. They have compiled 200 of the photos in a book.
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Portraits: Texas Ranchers Remember An Epic Drought

Their faces have weathered decades of hardship.
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'Seventeen' Magazine Takes No-Photoshop Pledge After 8th-Grader's Campaign

Julia Bluhm, 14, rounded up 80,000 signatures with an online petition, and that convinced the magazine to promise not to digitally alter editorial photos of teen models. The editor in chief writes that Seventeen "never has, never will."
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Snapshots Of Summer In Russia

In Russia, where it's cold and dark for much of the year, summer is a magical time.

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