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Maksim Chepchenko near a burning home in in Irpin, Ukraine, after Russian bombings on Saturday. Marcus Yam/Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The Picture Show

A photojournalist in Ukraine heads toward deadly conflict to humanize war

The deaths of three journalists this week in Ukraine are a reminder of the perils of covering conflicts from behind a camera. Photojournalist Marcus Yam is on assignment in Kyiv covering the war.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Kyiv on March 3, 2022. SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Zelenskyy's comedy background is ever-present in his approach to nations

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The U.S. omicron outbreak has dramatically slowed, cutting wait times for tests. But health officials worry a new uptick in cases fueled by the BA.2 variant could be on the way. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

U.K. COVID cases are rising. Health officials are watching to see if the U.S. is next

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U.K. COVID cases are rising. Health officials are watching to see if the U.S. is next

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Alina Mykhailova, 27, is a veteran of the 2014 war in eastern Ukraine who now serves on the Kyiv City Council. Earlier this year, she re-enlisted in the army and says she's seeing heavy combat. Alina Mykhailova hide caption

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Alina Mykhailova

Ukraine invasion — explained

Ukrainian women are volunteering to fight — and history shows they always have

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Ukrainian women are volunteering to fight — and history shows they always have

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A Ukrainian soldier fires a U.S.-made Javelin missiles during a training exercise in January. The Ukrainians have used the Javelins to repeatedly take out Russian tanks and other armored vehicles. Ukrainian Defense Ministry via AP hide caption

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Ukrainian Defense Ministry via AP

With small, portable weapons, Ukraine's fighters keep Russia at bay

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Chef Jacob Harth's purple uni ceviche gives the urchin's plump, buttery insides a citrus taste. Jacob Harth hide caption

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Jacob Harth

Transforming the 'Roombas of the ocean' into culinary delights

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Maksim Chepchenko near a burning home in in Irpin, Ukraine, after Russian bombings on Saturday. Marcus Yam/Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The Picture Show

A photojournalist in Ukraine heads toward deadly conflict to humanize war

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A photojournalist in Ukraine heads toward deadly conflict to humanize war

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