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This Year in Pictures

12/19/14 12:39PM

It has been a tumultuous year, marked by upheaval across the world. Tensions between Russia and Ukraine boiled over. The terror group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continued its brutal assault in the Middle East. And protests rocked Ferguson, Missouri and New York City following the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands of the police. Photographers have documented these events at each turn. read more

Student Protestors Continue To Occupy Admiralty Site

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement

12/03/14 02:46PM

Thousands of protesters joined the budding pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong during a national holiday on Wednesday, promising to storm government buildings if the territory’s leader doesn’t resign by the end of Thursday. read more

Lisa: The Legacy of Human Trafficking

A look into a destructive cycle of sex work and addiction

12/02/14 07:34AM

In spite of a growing national awareness about the commercial sexual exploitation of children, broad-reaching resources and “wrap services” remain limited. For Lisa, a young Seattle-area woman struggling to leave a life of sex work and addiction, this is literally a life and death issue. At 13 years, Lisa was “turned out” by a pimp. read more