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Clowns gather for a group picture during the sixth annual Latin American Clown Congress in Guatemala City, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Clowns from Central America and North America have gathered for four days in the capital city to exchange ideas and attend workshops. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

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Come ride with me

A look back at D.C.’s Metro to commemorate the Silver Line opening.

Inside the smuggling tunnels of Gaza

Here’s a look at the tunnels of Gaza, which have been used for years to smuggle goods — and people — across the border.

Redskins Training Camp

Day 7: The team returned to the field after a day off, and had mixed results.

Hopes fade for a break in Gaza conflict

Explosions rocked a major hospital in Gaza, causing numerous casualties.

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Members of a Royal Garrison Artillery working party carrying duck-boards across the frozen Somme canal in March 1917 and the Somme canal on March 12, 2014. (Photos by Lt. J W Brooke/ IWM via Getty Images & Peter Macdiarmid/Getty) (Animated photo illustration by Nick Kirkpatrick/The Washington Post)

The hallowed ground of WW I

July 28, 2014 marks 100 years since the start of WW I.

**ONE TIME USE, NO SALES, NO NEWS SERVICE, ANY RE-USE REQUIRES PERMISSION, NO GETTY** 50.14-1-15547: At 2200m altitude, in the river used by the gold diggers on the flanks of the Pico da Neblina (Mist Peak), shaman Angelo is chanting and dancing, thus preparing the upcoming expedition up to the Pico da Neblina. Highest peak in Brazil, this mountain is sacred to the Yanomami. Maturaca, Yanomami territory, State of Amazonas, Brazil. March-April 2014. © Sebastiao Salgado/ Amazonas - Contact Press Images **ONE TIME USE, NO SALES, NO NEWS SERVICE, ANY RE-USE REQUIRES PERMISSION, NO GETTY**

The Yanomami

An isolated yet imperiled Amazon tribe.


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Summer camp in North Korea

Reclusive country hosts over 300 children from around the world, offering video games, giant water slides and a private beach.

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Animal views

Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.

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International Earth and Sky photo winners

Images from 55 counties highlight the beauty of the night skies.


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