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President Obama Photo July 11, 2014

7 Takes On Obama and the Horse Head Guy

1. And they want to get married

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International Focus Photo July 10, 2014

The Latest Israel/Hamas Missile War: Fear at the Beach

If you are open to the comparison, the photo can't help but speak to "who's on top."

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David Schalliol from Chicago: On the South Side, as in Detroit, Rumblings of Something Different

I continue to seek the right balance between the challenges that plague the community and the life that goes on in response to – or in spite of – them. After all, it is difficult to make sense of what we observe without falling back on our preconceived...

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Immigration/Migration Photo July 9, 2014

Immigration in Pictures: Despite the Noise, not all Border Ranchers are Haters

If the facts of this photo would strain believability for some, it’s further testament to the dominance of controversy and contentious political narratives.

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International Focus Photo July 7, 2014

#BringBackOurHashtag: Activism, Hacktivism & Photography in the Social Media Sphere

Social media activism is an undeniably important part of public protest, especially when pictures are involved. However, the unintended consequences of these forms of online protest remain unclear.

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Juxtaposition of the Day: Neymar Crushed, and an Overpass

With Brazil reaching the Cup semi-finals, there has been a sense all along that the country could not come through the tournament without enduring certain trials, weighed down perhaps by the cost to common good.

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Space, the Final Frontier

Take that, Jules Verne, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury....

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Photography/Photojournalism Photo July 5, 2014

God Selfie the Queen

I’m just waiting for the first security honcho to label this behavior an assault, or "visual terrorism” even.

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Immigration/Migration Photo July 4, 2014

Im-Migrant Mother

Has Frankfurter chosen to represent this mother from the most tragically beautiful viewpoint, one directed almost singly at our sense of humanity? Yes, she has.

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Militarism Focus Photo July 3, 2014

Americans Don't Like to Lose

Why I was drawn to these pictures is because, at least in my mind, they combine a sprinkling of sport, nationalism and, in the first photo at least, hints of militarism, too.

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Faith Focus Photo July 1, 2014

On that ISIS/ISIL Centerfold

I imagine you’ve seen this gentleman posing here in his outdoor boudoir?

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More Questions Over Ethics: Is Reuters Enabling ISIL and are they Working with Sympathizers Again?

What are the implications of these photos in terms of the integrity of international news reporting? And what is the political, perceptual and propaganda impact of these photos relative to the goals of this terror group knowing how high they are riding?

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