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He left photography to become a doctor. Could he go back? loading...
He left photography to become a doctor. Could he go back?
Max Aguilera-Hellweg was pursuing a career in medicine. But then he received a surprise phone call.
See our most compelling photographs of 2018 loading...
See our most compelling photographs of 2018
A mother bathes with her baby and sharks hunt at night in the 30 most moving pictures of the year from National Geographic.
This notorious Christmas character is dividing a country loading...
This notorious Christmas character is dividing a country
Neo-Nazis in the Netherlands have responded violently to calls to get rid of Santa's blackface holiday assistant.
Excerpt: Margaret Cho is wholly, unapologetically herself loading...
Excerpt: Margaret Cho is wholly, unapologetically herself
Margaret Cho is a comedian who challenges the traditional notions of womanhood with her unabashed and blunt humour surrounding sex, race, and being a modern-day woman.
Pittsburgh endures in the aftermath of tragedy loading...
Pittsburgh endures in the aftermath of tragedy
The Post-Gazette's executive editor gives voice to a community built on tolerance and grit.
Historic water crisis threatens 600 million people in India loading...
Historic water crisis threatens 600 million people in India
A trek across northern India reveals that the country’s groundwater is vanishing.
Vintage photos of royal families from all over the world loading...
Vintage photos of royal families from all over the world
Britain's royal family is famous for their style when celebrating marriages and new arrivals, and royal families from around the world are no exception—whatever the time or place.
Enormous, rare Viking ship burial discovered by radar loading...
Enormous, rare Viking ship burial discovered by radar
Archaeologists in Norway using ground-penetrating radar have detected one of the largest Viking ship graves ever found.
Photos show how Saudi Arabia has changed over time loading...
Photos show how Saudi Arabia has changed over time
National Geographic photographers have been documenting daily life in Saudi Arabia for more than a century.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad speaks with National Geographic loading...
Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad speaks with National Geographic
The young Yazidi woman, the victim of horrific crimes, has spoken out worldwide in her campaign to end sexual assault as a weapon of war.
To honor an elephant, Indian temples are going plastic-free loading...
To honor an elephant, Indian temples are going plastic-free
Hindu temples in southern India are taking a stand against single-use plastic. Other faiths are taking notice.
Who Are the Nobel Prize Winners? We've Crunched the Numbers. loading...
Who Are the Nobel Prize Winners? We've Crunched the Numbers.
We dove into 115 years’ worth of past laureates, and the data revealed some striking trends.

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