Ronny Marty, who's from the Dominican Republic, came to the U.S. with the promise of a job. He ended up living in a tiny apartment with three men, with most of his earnings going back to his employer.
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Dennis Ogbe practiced by throwing rocks and auto parts — and now is a world-class shot-putter among athletes with disabilities. Above, he competes in the Parapan American Games.
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A protester holds up a street sign with President Robert Mugabe name on it as Zimbabwe opposition supporters clash with police during a protest march for electoral reforms on August 26, 2016 in Harare. Riots erupted in Zimbabwe's capital Harare after police fired tear gas and beat protesters who responded by throwing stones in the latest of a string of tense demonstrations.
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One of these candidates will be the next head of WHO. Top row from left: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Flavia Bustreo, David Nabarro. Bottom row from left: Miklós Szócska, Sania Nishtar, Philippe Douste-Blazy.
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Ye Haiyan is the activist known as "Hooligan Sparrow" — and the subject of a new documentary about her efforts to gain justice for six schoolgirls who'd allegedly been sexually assaulted by their principal.
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Indian tuberculosis patient Sonu Verma, 25, poses with his chest x-ray in Sonipat. The number of TB cases in India has been vastly underestimated, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.
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Antonio Guterres, the newly elected United Nations secretary-general and former prime minister of Portugal, delivers remarks at U.N. headquarters on Thursday in New York City.
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Students in Khartoum, Sudan. Researchers made a movie, set in the country, with a subplot intended to change views about the practice of female genital mutilation.
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