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A man takes advantage of the sun and surf on South Beach in Miami , Florida on January 27, 2015 while the northeast recovers from winter storm Juno that pounded the northeastern United States hitting tens of millions of people and forcing the rare cancelation of Broadway shows in an 'historic' New York blizzard.  AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY  A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

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Mammoth winter storm blankets New Enlgand

Meteorologists forecast up to three feet of snow in some areas.

Century-old images of Antarctica discovered

Negatives taken by explorers in the early 20th century were found and developed by New Zealand researchers.

Day in photos

A day at the beach, Rhode Island tall ship damaged in storm, Kurdish fighters push back Islamic State and more.

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

A 12-inch water-main break caused a residential street to give way and swallow a car in the Bladensburg area.

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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.

Eight month old Afiniki lost her left arm in a Boko Haram attack on the Christian village of Chakawa in Jos, Nigeria, January 26th, 2014. (Andy Spyra/Laif/Redux)

A haunting look at Boko Haram’s reign of terror in nothern Nigeria

Andy Spyra revisited Nigeria in 2014 and took a deeper dive into Boko Haram’s physical and emotional impact across the region.


(Michel du Cille / The Washington Post)

In Fairwood, dreams of black wealth were dashed by housing crisis

The wealthiest black neighborhood in the nation’s wealthiest black county bore the brunt of the foreclosure wave.

    (China Daily / Reuters)

    Animal views

    Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.

    (Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

    Gay couple’s wedding brings joy after anxiety

    Kathryn Frazier and Tracy Curtis wondered if anyone would come to their wedding in red Oklahoma. Sixty people did.

    (Rich Lipski)

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