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Look At This: Portrait Of A Homeless Veteran

We set up a portrait studio at an event for homeless veterans — and asked them to pick which photo they liked. Meet nine of the veterans we photographed, and look at how they want to be seen.

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In Sierra Leone, A Lockdown ... Or A Time To Reflect?

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Monday - Paracetamol Ulrich Schnauss
Merlion Emancipator

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Breaking A Song Apart, Note By Note

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I Want Wind to Blow The Microphones
Chaga The Funk Ark
Assembly Sky Swimming
Funky Fanfare [KPM vs. DJ Drama] Keith Mansfield

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie greets supporters at a campaign event for Scott Brown (center left) in Salem, N.H. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Will Bridge Scandal Jam Gov. Christie's Road Show?

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Golden Sky Swimming
Innulamane [The Falcon] Toumast

The key to authentic hongshao rou, or red-braised pork, is to use two different types of soy sauce — light and dark. Courtesy of Oliver Wang hide caption

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The Secret To This Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pork Is In The (Soy) Sauce

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Beat Me 'Til I'm Blue Alan Hawkshaw & The Mohawks
Green Onions Booker T. & the MG's
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Community Gold Panda
Night Shot Polock

Some neighborhoods in this "Mayberry by the Sea" could be underwater within a few decades, according to some projections. Jon Hamilton/NPR hide caption

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A Coastal Paradise Confronts Its Watery Future

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Old Man Noises The New Mastersounds
St. Louis Blues Don Byron
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Marina Silva, shown here in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, is tied in polls with incumbent President Dilma Rousseff. Silva, the candidate for Brazil's Socialist Party, says if elected next month, she would be "the first social environmentalist president." Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Could Brazil Have The First 'Green' President Of A Major Economy?

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Crime Scene Los Straitjackets

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