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Actor Taylor Kinney, left, and his fiancée, pop star Lady Gaga, along with members of the 'Chicago Fire' cast, take part in the Chicago Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach on Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)

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Receding waters near Sao Paulo, Brazil; animals rescued from cold; hunger in Ukraine, and more images from this week.

Russians rally for slain Putin critic

Boris Nemtsov was fatally shot late Friday on a bridge in the heart of Moscow.

Academy Awards 2015

Guests arrive for the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony.

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The career of Washington Post photojournalist Michel du Cille

Michel du Cille died at 58 doing the work he loved. He was completely devoted to the story of Ebola, and he was determined to stay on the story despite its risks.

AQI 430, Shanghai. (Benedikt Partenheimer)

Photographs document particle pollution in China’s landscape

Artist Benedikt Partenheimer’s photographs document particle pollution in China’s landscape.

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‘The Massacre of Womey’

A mass killing is an extreme illustration of the problems health workers face in West Africa while fighting Ebola.

(Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)

It’s all business at D.C.’s ‘Cannabis Academy’

City hosts a two-day expo to teach attendees how to make greenbacks from pot’s legalization.

(Paul Crock / AFP/Getty Images)

Best news photos of the week

Receding waters near Sao Paulo, Brazil; animals rescued from cold; hunger in Ukraine, and more images from this week.

(Jahi Chikwendiu / The Washington Post)

A different kind of book club

Free Minds book club and writing workshop empowers young inmates to write new chapters in their lives.

(Rich Lipski)

Iconic Washington Post images: Buy reader favorites

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