Meet the Washington Mudslide Rescue Dogs


Rescue dogs, who have been essential in the search for victims of the Oso,Washington mudslide will be getting some rest after working long hours in the cold and rain. Here are some of these search dogs.

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Living Theatre to Debut Judith Malina’s “No Place To Hide”


Photographer Gaia Squarci recently spent time with Judith Malina and previewed her latest play as part of a project documenting the Living Theatre and its leader. Despite the struggles of the past year, Ms. Malina’s story is one of resilience, Ms. Squarci said.

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History of Hearbreak: Airline Crashes in Recent Years


Every year brings aviation accidents. Whether because of pilot error or mechanical failure, the result is usually the same: death or injury to those on board or on the ground, and grieving relatives at the airport.

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Photos of the Week: Mar. 1-Mar. 7


In this week’s best photos, the National People’s Congress begins in Beijing, revelers celebrate Carnival in Brazil, Ellen DeGeneres takes a selfie, and more.

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Uganda’s Outlaws: Life in the LGBT Community of Kampala


Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed into law a bill imposing harsh sentences on so-called homosexual acts. Photographer Daniella Zalcman traveled to Uganda in January to document lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights activists as they prepared for life under the impending law.

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Photo: Syrians Line Up For Food in Devastated Damascus Neighborhood


The United Nations released this photo Wednesday of Syrians waiting to receive food aid at the al-Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus. The photo is dated January 31, 2014.  The Journal’s Sam Dagher has been reporting from Syria, documenting the evacuation of hundreds of children, the sick and the elderly from devastated rebel-held Syrian neighborhoods.  In January, one resident told Dagher:  “Let everyone out. We are eating cat and donkey meat, have mercy on us.”

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Snowflake Malfunction: Russia Re-enacts Mishap at Closing Ceremonies


Russia poked fun at itself Sunday during the Sochi Games closing ceremonies by re-enacting the snowflake malfunction that occurred Feb. 7 during the Olympics’ opening ceremonies. When a group of performers merged together to form the Olympic rings, a cluster stayed closed, leaving the icon one ring short. The performance referenced the glitch in which one of five electronic snowflakes failed to transform into a ring.

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Protestors Storm, Seize Police Building in City of Lviv


Antigovernment protesters seized the police-department building in Lviv, a Ukrainian  city hundreds of miles east of Kiev, on Wednesday, as a flareup of violence turned fatal in Kiev. Photographers captured protesters storming the building.

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Faces of the Affordable Care Act


Throughout 2014, The Wall Street Journal will follow stories of people affected by the health law, from industry executives to consumers to care providers. See photos of those individuals.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 17


In today’s pictures, African migrants push for political asylum in Israel, a student seeks shelter during clashes in Caracas, a worker gestures in thick fog in Sochi, and more.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 14


In today’s photos, a Japanese mascot greets fans, a man in Syria hugs a child after an airstrike, a hockey player delivers a punch in an Olympics game, and more.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 11


In today’s pictures, laborers work in Bangladesh, Shaun White takes a fall at the Winter Olympics, the White House prepares for a state dinner, and more.

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Amid Rubble, Reminders of Daily Life in Aleppo


Rubble and flattened buildings have become commonplace in the Syrian city of Aleppo, where the government again lobbed barrel bombs–or containers backed with hundreds of pounds of explosives–at rebel-held districts on Sunday. Less common, it seems, are the small reminders that life once existed here: from cups and plates, to toys and cars.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 10


In today’s pictures, a falcon swoops in for food in South Sudan, the U.S. women’s hockey team defeats Switzerland at the Sochi Winter Olympics, flooding strikes England, and more.

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Forget the Barn, This Horse Lives Inside A House


When the powerful “Xaver” storm swept through northern Germany in December, Stephanie Arndt brought her three-year-old Arabian horse Nasar inside. Since then, the horse has grown quite comfortable with the arrangement, and stays indoors.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 9


In today’s pictures, people release lanterns into the sky in Taiwan, competitors take part in a cross-country ski race in France, protesters share a prayer in Kiev, Ukraine, and more.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 7


In today’s pictures, an Afghan girl warms herself by a stove, residents flee a Syrian city amid a cease-fire, people wait in line to audition at a Beijing drama school, and more.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 6


In today’s pictures, people participate in a fire festival in Japan, American Jessika Jenson falls at the Winter Olympics, Japan’s ‘Beethoven’ is outed as a fake, and more.

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The Future of Coal in America


For a series on the state of coal in America, four photographers, on assignment for WSJ, captured scenes from the industry.

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Photos of the Day: Feb. 4


In today’s photos, a Royal Air Force member is welcomed home, a victim of violence gets around in Central African Republic, a Palestinian girl attends a mass wedding and more.

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The 12th Man’s Experience at Super Bowl 2014


Super Bowl 2014 rang in with an official of 82,529 at Metlife Stadium on Sunday, with another 111.5 million viewers at home. NFL’s championship football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos topped out as the most-watched TV show in history. Below, photographer Eric Thayer documented the 12th man’s experience on assignment for The Wall Street Journal during the Seahawks’ 43-8 rout of the Broncos.

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