Iran's Lake Urmia has shriveled because of water mismanagement. Photographer Maximilian Mann traveled to northwest Iran to document life in the region. Here, a man walks in what used to be a river to the lake, now just salt.
Marta Amaro and Liset Barrios take a minute to rest after crossing a river in the Darien Gap, the untamed jungle that engulfs the Colombia-Panama border. Photographer Lisette Poole went with them to document their journey north.
Survivor Susanan Anely stands on the sidewalk bordering the Healing Garden in Las Vegas. Since Route 91, she has moved back to Las Vegas, started a new job, gotten promoted, started school and fallen back in love with photography.
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.
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Soleman Nessa's husband took his own life after authorities questioned his citizenship. "It was the month of Ramadan. The sun was rising. We were boiling rice and when my son went to the kitchen to get something, he saw my husband hanging there. He screamed. People from all over the village came and brought him down," Nessa says. The family had exhausted its savings to confirm Nessa's citizenship.
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Matthew Slick is silhouetted by the purple light as the Navajo Council Chamber is lit in rainbow colors for Pride on June 28 in Window Rock, Ariz., the capital of the Navajo Nation.
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