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Pope Francis strokes a child  as he arrives for a meeting  in Aula Paolo VI at the Vatican, on March 6, 2015 .    AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS  SOLAROANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images

(Andreas Solaro / AFP/Getty Images)

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A look at the Washington area’s most expensive houses for sale

The properties, some with more than 10,000 square feet, range from $3.75 million to $16.5 million.

A snowy Saturday for the Washington area

The cold ground was allowing snow to stick faster, making it difficult for road clearing crews to keep up.

Paris Fashion Week 2015

Designers show their fall and winter collections.

Washington Nationals spring training

Jordan Zimmermann pitches against the Braves.

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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.

Hindu widow Kalani Dashi, 70, poses for a portrait after celebrating Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, at the Meera Sahabhagini Widow Ashram in Vrindavan, India, March 3, 2015. (Bernat Armangue/AP Photo)

Colorful portraits of India’s widows during yearly Spring festival

During the yearly festival to mark spring’s arrival, an Indian agency brings abandoned widows into joyful new light.



The road to Montgomery

A retrospective of one of the most crucial periods in the black civil rights movement of the 1960s in the South.

    (Timothy A. Clary / AFP/Getty Images)

    Inside MoMA’s ‘Björk’ exhibition

    The exhibition draws from more than 20 years of the artist’s career.

    (China Stringer Network / Reuters)

    Animal views

    Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.

    (Michael S. Williamson / The Washington Post)

    Remnants of the war

    Experts are combing through items that have been left at the Vietnam Wall over the years for a planned education display.

    (Ariana Cubillos / AP)

    These incredible murals show how Hugo Chávez lives on in Venezuela

    Followers have covered walls all across the country with colorful murals depicting their charismatic leader who died two years ago.

    (Rich Lipski)

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