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AP PHOTOS: A look at New York Fashion Week on the street

AP PHOTOS: A look at New York Fashion Week on the streetBy The Associated PressFebruary 12, 2020 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — From a 6-year-old Instagram influencer, Taylen Biggs, to a legend in the industry, Vogue’s former editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley, New York Fashion Week is just as much fun on the streets outside the shows…

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Photos of ‘king tides’ globally show risks of climate change

Photos of ‘king tides’ globally show risks of climate change

DEPOE BAY, Ore. (AP) — Tourists, nature lovers and amateur scientists are whipping out their cameras to document the effects of extreme high tides on shorelines from the United States to New Zealand, and by doing so are helping better predict what rising sea levels will mean for coastal communities around the world.A network of…

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AP PHOTOS: Irish border residents watch for Brexit fallout

AP PHOTOS: Irish border residents watch for Brexit fallout

AP PHOTOS: Irish border residents watch for Brexit falloutBy DAVID GOLDMANJanuary 30, 2020 GMTBELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — The border was drawn in 1921, splitting communities and sometimes property, as the British government sought to create a home for the majority Protestant population of Northern Ireland at a time when the largely Catholic Republic of…

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AP PHOTOS: Kobe Bryant, NBA legend, dies at 41

AP PHOTOS: Kobe Bryant, NBA legend, dies at 41By The Associated PressJanuary 26, 2020 GMTBy any measure, Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest players in NBA history.The retired Los Angeles Lakers star, who died Sunday in a helicopter crash at age 41, was proudest of his five championship rings, the most recent in 2010.…

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AP PHOTOS: After Auschwitz, survivors still bear witness

AP PHOTOS: After Auschwitz, survivors still bear witnessBy VANESSA GERA and ARON HELLERJanuary 22, 2020 GMTSeventy-five years after the killing stopped at Auschwitz, the survivors still bear witness, and many observe the rising hatred and anti-Semitism in the world today with a sense of deep disquiet.Ahead of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation…

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AP PHOTOS: Auschwitz, 75 years after its liberation

AP PHOTOS: Auschwitz, 75 years after its liberation By MARKUS SCHREIBER AND KIRSTEN GRIESHABERJanuary 21, 2020 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — On Jan. 27, 1945, the Soviet Red Army liberated the Auschwitz death camp in German-occupied Poland. The Germans had already fled westward, leaving behind the bodies of prisoners who had been shot and thousands of…

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AP Photos: Disabled Romanian children given chance to shine

AP Photos: Disabled Romanian children given chance to shine

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — During Romania’s communist era, children with disabilities were shunned, often locked away in institutions or kept at home and deprived of schooling and social interactions.Recent shows in which children with Down syndrome had the starring roles illustrate how much that has changed since communism fell in 1989. At one event in…

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AP Photos: Unexploded land mines awful legacy of Afghan wars

AP Photos: Unexploded land mines awful legacy of Afghan wars

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When 9-year-old Eimal stepped out of his home in the Panjshir Valley in northeastern Afghanistan, he had no way of knowing that his life was about to change. He was playing in a field near his home when he stumbled upon what looked to him like a strange toy. But when…

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