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This picture taken on February 26, 2015 shows Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers training in the snow in Heihe, northeast China's Heilongjiang province. China's military training this year will focus on 'improving fighting capacity' to win 'local wars', the defence ministry said, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes. CHINA OUT     AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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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.

Viku Tupse, 9, places a broken Mickey Mouse face on his head because he understands the tourists will like it. Tupse does not understand why tourists visit the garbage dump where he works, but he likes it when they give him candy. Siem Reap, Cambodia. (David Rengel)

Tourist or voyeur? Gazing at child labor in Cambodian landfill.

Guided tours visit Cambodia’s largest landfill, to see children work up to 10 hours a day.


(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Remembering a Marine, moving past the scandal

A Marine court-martialed for urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters has died more than two years later after a painkiller overdose.

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A different kind of book club

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Sao Paulo’s severe drought: The remnants of reservoirs

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(Adi Dekel / 2015 Sony World Photography Awards)

2015 Sony World Photography Awards

A look at some of the works on the shortlists in the world’s biggest photography competition.

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