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Addario's coverage of maternal mortality took her to a remote village in Badakhshan province, Afghanistan in 2009, where she photographed a midwife giving a prenatal check in a private home. "In these areas someone will announce that a doctor and a midwife are coming, and any pregnant and lactating women within a certain radius come if they want prenatal or postnatal care," she says. Lynsey Addario hide caption

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How Patience Got Yongqing Bao The Winning Wildlife Photo

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Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie poses at a community space where women cook and sell meat. She started drag as an escape from oppression she felt at Stellenbosch University for being "black, Xhosa, poor, queer and effeminate." "It is through pageantry and performance that I became more inclined with my queerness and how boundless expression should be," she says. "Drag became the therapist I never had." Lee-Ann Olwage hide caption

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This Japanese macaque is one of 40 images still in the running for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. The winner will be announced in mid-November. Pablo Daniel Fernandez/Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2019 hide caption

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Photographer Robert Frank holds a camera in 1954. His photo book, The Americans, changed the way people saw photography and the way they saw the U.S. Frank died on Monday at the age of 94. Fred Stein Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Influential Documentary Photographer Robert Frank Dies At 94

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Hassan Hajjaj, born in Morocco in 1961, is often called the Andy Warhol of Marrakesh for his fusion of glamour and everyday life. Both are evident in his 2017 portrait Cardi B Unity. The rap star, dressed in a high-fashion outfit, sits on utilitarian green plastic cartons against a textured fabric backdrop. The frame consists of tins of green tea, each decorated with a butterfly. Hassan Hajjaj/Courtesy of Third Line Gallery, Dubai, and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York hide caption

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Families and friends enjoy their time on a Gaza City beach. Israel allows in international aid workers, journalists and diplomats, but tourists are prohibited. Khalil Hamra/AP Images for NPR hide caption

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Here's What Tourists Might See If They Were Allowed To Visit Gaza

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'Soul. R&B. Funk.' Features A Decade Of Photos From 'The Best Seat In The House'

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