Sometimes he shot through holes in walls or cracks in doors. A Jewish photographer's view of life in a WWII ghetto:

This Jewish Photographer Documented a Nazi-Controlled Ghetto

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These images give us a glimpse into a different side of Billie Holiday.

Backstage With Billie Holiday

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Fred Ritchin: When you look at Magnum Photos images from this period, “what you see is photographers gaining the autonomy and independence to show things the way they saw them.”

Magnum Photographers’ View of Midcentury New York

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A new lecture series uses photographs to examine and understand race and justice.

Reclaiming Race and History Through Photography

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Pyeongchang will host South Korea’s first Winter Olympics in 2018. Our photographer Chang W. Lee, who left South Korea 30 years ago, returned last month to visit the region where the Games will be held. Workers used dye to mark the course for halfpipe competitors in the Snowboard World Cup.

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Looking back at this week, in photos from around the world.

The Week in Pictures: March 24, 2017

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Alana, in Forest Hills, Queens, has been sober since 2006.

“When I started my sober journey I really thought life was over. This was the lie I told myself again and again as I agonized over what to do about this problem of mine," she told the photographer. "Ten years later I can tell you that I have found a freedom and happiness that I was unaware existed.”

Photo: Rocio De Alba

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Photographers with The New York Times swept the Overseas Press Club Photo Awards. Their photos:

The Times Sweeps Overseas Press Club Photo Awards

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Once she got sober, Rocio De Alba began noticing women trying to stop drinking or drugging everywhere she looked. She saw them on the news, and in documentaries — but none of them looked like the women she met in her recovery meetings.

She wanted to show what women in long-term recovery looked like in the real world, and started photographing women who, like her, had confronted their...
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Women in Recovery, One Photo at a Time

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Cb2, an "infant robot," was built in Osaka University, Japan, to understand how robots learn.

Photo: Max Aguilera-Hellweg/Institute, via Blast Books

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A Jewish photographer's powerful photos of the ghetto he was confined to during WWII.

This Jewish Photographer Documented a Nazi-Controlled Ghetto

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A new photo book chronicles the development of robots, from skeletal humanoids to speaking androids.

Robots Have Existential Crises, Too

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In November, Sergey Ponomarev made this photograph of a family fleeing the fighting in Mosul, Iraq. Pictured in the background are oil fields set on fire by Islamic State militants.

This week, the Overseas Press Club awarded Mr. Ponomarev and Bryan Denton the Robert Capa gold medal for their work covering the fight against ISIS and its aftermath.

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Most people retire at 88. Magnum Photos photographer Elliott Erwitt is working as hard as ever.

Why Elliott Erwitt Needs to Work

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Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev were awarded the Robert Capa gold medal for their coverage of the fight against ISIS and its aftermath.

Times photographers Daniel Berehulak, Meredith Kohut and Tomas Munita swept all 3 of the photography awards.

The Times Sweeps Overseas Press Club Photo Awards

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A man who saved a Torah scroll from the rubble of a destroyed synagogue in a Nazi-controlled ghetto. 1940.

Photo: Henryk Ross/Art Gallery of Ontario

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Photos that show a different side of Billie Holiday.

Backstage With Billie Holiday

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"Both Aaron and I ended up with water in our boots, which is obviously a problem in subzero weather. I was shooting a 360 video, so setting up the camera was another challenge for me, as was photographing under the ice for Aaron. Because of the difference in temperature, the lenses fogged and then froze."

Reporting and Filming in an Ice Cave

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Officially, Henryk Ross shot ID card photos in the ghetto where he was confined during WWII. Unofficially, he captured the devastating realities of life there.

This Jewish Photographer Documented a Nazi-Controlled Ghetto

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The photographer Joseph Rodríguez documented the lives of gang members after he arrived in Los Angeles immediately after the 1992 riots that erupted when four white police officers were acquitted of violating Rodney King’s civil rights.

Mr. Rodríguez shared these images with The New York Times Opinion Section.

The Gangs of L.A.

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