Diagnosed with the condition, photographer Georgie Wileman began her project because the ailment is so misunderstood.

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A record amount of rain fell over South Korea, including in the capital, Seoul, inundating city streets; electoral commission officials count votes at a polling station during Kenya’s general election; President Biden signs the Chips and Science Act, one of the federal government’s largest industrial development programs; visitors pass by the site of a lightning strike on a tree in Washington, D.C.’s Lafayette Square that killed three people. See 12 of the week’s most interesting images from around the world, as selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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Summer beach days are off-limits in Ukraine’s seaside city of Odessa. But the draw is too strong for many residents starved for normalcy.

Photographer Lawrence Sumulong spent time documenting the life of the Ka’Ren people living in Akron.

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At least eight people have died after a record amount of rain fell over South Korea on Monday and Tuesday, including in the capital, Seoul, inundating city streets and flooding subway stations.

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Olivia Newton-John, the dulcet-voiced singer who became a country-pop, folk-pop, rock-pop, disco-pop sensation in the 1970s, starred in the Hollywood musical juggernaut “Grease” and underwent a sultry makeover with her mega-selling 1981 record “Physical,” died Aug. 8 at her ranch in Southern California. She was 73.

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Eastern Kentucky floods destroyed roads, bridges and homes. But in the aftermath, communities have come together to rebuild, a sign of the deep roots here.

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Justine Kurland's "SCUMB Manifesto" takes on the male photography establishment.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit the self-ruled island nation of Taiwan; people celebrate in Louisville after the FBI arrested and brought civil rights charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in 2020; historic flooding in Kentucky ravaged a grocery store and spoiled its inventory; the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland erupts, again, just eight months after its last one officially ended. See 13 of the week’s most interesting images from around the world, as selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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Photographer Sharafat Ali documented life in Indian-controlled Kashmir during the coronavirus crisis.

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Meyerowitz is one of the most notable American color photographers.

Russell was indomitable on and off the court and one of the most fascinating public figures to straddle sports and civil rights. He was intensely driven and innovative as an athlete.

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Search-and-rescue teams continue scouring communities in the Appalachian foothills for survivors of devastating floods.

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Pope Francis travels to Canada to apologize for the church’s role of abuse in the Indigenous residential school system; Beagles rescued from a Virginia laboratory breeding facility and a raging wildfire near Yosemite National Park burns more than 16,700 acres becoming the state’s largest wildfire of the season. See 10 of the week’s most interesting images from around the world, as selected by Washington Post photo editors.

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Just off the coast of Italy, a group of scuba divers are growing basil 25 feet underwater. It's part of a novel type of aquaculture focused on sustainability.

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Norman Lear, who turned 100 on Wednesday, has no intention of slowing down. As he told The Post, “I feel like I could do a second 100.”

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