Daily Life, 3rd prize stories. A group of friends from Alemão, a slum in Rio de Janeiro, formed a media collective called Papo Reto, or "straight talk". Social media allow them to report stories from their community otherwise ignored by traditional media.<br><br>In this photograph, Papo Reto collective members at Complexo do Alemao with a cableway station and cab in their back; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 8, 2015.

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Daily Life, 3rd prize singles. Raheleh, who was born blind, stands behind the window in the morning. She likes the warmness of the sunlight on her face. Babol, Mazandaran, Iran, Nov. 12, 2015.

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Raheleh, who was born blind, stands behind the window in the morning. She likes the warmness of the sunlight on her face.by Zohreh Saberi (Iran)

Daily Life, 2nd prize singles. Indigenous Munduruku children play in the Tapajos river in the tribal area of Sawre Muybu, Itaituba, Brazil on Feb. 10, 2015.<br><br>The tribesmen of the Munduruku, who for centuries have sanctified the Tapajos River on which their villages sit, are fighting for survival. Brazil’s government plans to flood much of their land to build a $9.9 billion hydroelectric dam, the Sao Luiz do Tapajos, as part of a wider energy strategy across the Amazon rainforest.

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Daily Life, 3rd prize stories. Papo Reto collective members taking pictures and videos of the Special Police Forces tank car patrolling in the streets of Vila Aliança after a taxi driver was shot by police; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 8, 2015.

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Papo Reto collective members taking pictures and videos of the Special Police Forces tank car patrolling in the streets of Vila Aliança after a taxi driver was shot by police;

Daily Life, 3rd prize stories. Police patrolling the streets of Vila Aliança after a taxi driver was shot by police; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 8, 2015.

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Daily Life, third prize, stories - Sebastien Liste - Citizen journalism in Brazil’s favelas: Police patrol the streets of Vila Aliança, a favela near Complexo do Alemao

Daily Life, 3rd prize stories. The leader of the Papo Reto collective receives an image of a 22-year-old taxi driver who was shot dead by a police officer; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 8, 2015.

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The leader of the Papo Reto collective receives an image of a taxi driver who was shot dead by a police officer;

Daily Life, 2nd prize stories. Tibetan Buddhist nomads listen during the annual Bliss Dharma Assembly in Sertar county, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China, Oct. 31, 2015.

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Daily Life, 2nd prize stories. Tibetan Buddhist nomads cook by candlelight in Sertar county, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China, Oct. 31, 2015.

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Daily Life, 2nd prize stories. Tibetan Buddhist nuns stand following a chanting session in Sertar county, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China, Oct. 30, 2015.

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Daily Life, 2nd prize stories. Tibetan Buddhists take part in the annual Bliss Dharma Assembly. The last of four annual assemblies, the week-long annual gathering takes place in the ninth month of the Tibetan calendar and marks Buddha's descent from the heavens.<br><br>In this photograph, Tibetan prayer flags, known as Lung-ta, on a hillside in the Larung Valley of Sertar County, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China, Oct. 30, 2015.

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Daily Life, 1st prize stories. A member of a German research team counts the number of penguin species and pairs as part of ongoing research on bird and penguin species in Antarctica; Fildes Bay, Antartica, Dec. 7, 2015.

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For decades to come, Antarctica is supposed to be protected as a scientific preserve. But an array of countries are eager to assert greater influence.

Daily Life, 1st prize stories. The winter expedition crew of Russian research team and a Chilean scientist drink Samagon, a homemade vodka, in a bedroom of the Bellingshausen Antarctica base; Fildes Bay, Antartica, Dec. 28, 2015.

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Members of the Russian winter expedition crew and Chilean scientist Dr Ernesto Molina drink "Samogon" a home-made vodka as they sit in a bedroom of the Bellingshausen Antarctic base. Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times by danielberehulak

Daily Life, 1st prize stories. A priest looks on in the Bell room, after a vigil at the Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity; Fildes Bay, Antartica, Dec. 3, 2015.

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Daily Life, 1st prize stories. Chilean, Chinese and Russian research teams in Antartica seek to explore commercial opportunities that will arise once the treaties protecting the continent for scientific purposes expire.<br><br>In this photograph, a Chilean scientist, supported by logisticians from the Chilean Antarctic Institute, are battered by waves on their way back to base after having taken sea-water samples; Fildes Bay, Antartica, Dec. 2, 2015.

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Ernesto Molina, who is supported by the Chilean Antarctic Institute, walks by the Bellingshausen Russian Antarctic base, with its Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, in Fildes Bay.

Daily Life, 1st prize singles. Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China, on Nov. 26, 2015.<br><br>A history of heavy dependence on burning coal for energy has made China the source of nearly a third of the world's total carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the toxic pollutants widely cited by scientists and environmentalists as the primary cause of global warming.

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Daily Life, prize singles, World Press Photo Awards (Kevin Frayer - China's Coal Addiction)Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China, November 2015

Contemporary Issues, 3rd prize stories. Emily rubs sleep out of her eyes while feeding Reid, as Kate holds Eddie during a late-night feeding. Maplewood, New Jersey, USA, Dec. 30, 2015.

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