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Mark Seliger says a sense of humor is what differentiates his portraits. Above, comedian Jerry Seinfeld as the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz. Mark Seliger hide caption

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'Get Something That No One Else Has Gotten', Says Photographer Mark Seliger

Seliger has made portraits of actors, rock stars and presidents. The challenge, he says, is to "create something that's never been done before." A new book collects images from his last 30 years.

In this video, Amazon's Ranju Das demonstrates real-time facial recognition to an audience. It shows video from a traffic cam that he said was provided by the city of Orlando, where police have been trying the technology out. Amazon Web Services Korea via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Orlando Police Testing Amazon's Real-Time Facial Recognition

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Mark Seliger says a sense of humor is what differentiates his portraits. Above, comedian Jerry Seinfeld as the Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz. Mark Seliger hide caption

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'Get Something That No One Else Has Gotten', Says Photographer Mark Seliger

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Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has agreed that the Justice Department and the FBI will meet with members of Congress who want secret information about the Russia probe. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Brokers, But Will Not Attend, Meeting About Secret Russia Probe Documents

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (left) confers with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy during a May 16 news conference. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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To Quell Growing Rebellion, House GOP Leaders Promise Action On Immigration In June

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