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Debts Resolved, Annie Leibovitz Opens New Exhibit

Annie Leibovitz has shot some of the world's most famous portraits — from John Lennon to President Obama. And yet she risked losing ownership of her works to pay off a loan. That was 2009. Leibovitz says she's learned her lesson and is on better financial footing. She's opened a new exhibit in Russia.
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Britain's Backyard Wildlife

The 2011 British Wildlife Photography Awards feature the U.K.'s resident animals as they roam their terrain and swim in their waters.
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Dismal Sights Of The Texas Drought

Dairy prices posted the biggest gains in more than three years. Prices for milk, steaks, pork chops and other foods are rising because feed prices are shooting up and animal supplies are tight. These photos might help explain why.
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Errol Morris Looks For Truth Outside Photographs

In his new book about photography, Believing Is Seeing, documentary filmmaker Errol Morris talks about what you don't see in photographs and the importance of what lies outside the frame. He says photographers have been posing photos as long as they've been taking them.
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Photographers Capture Evolving Face Of Poverty

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday that the median household income went down and the poverty rate increased. Steve Liss, the project director for AmericanPoverty.org, tells NPR's Michele Norris he's seeing firsthand "a tremendous increase in people who would not normally have considered themselves vulnerable."
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A Teenager's Photo That Helped Inspire Libya's Revolutionaries

Teenager Zehra Tajouri's photo of her sister holding a defaced Libyan flag, taken on the first day of the uprising last February, became an online symbol of the Libyan revolution.

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