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A new book of found photographs from the 1980s show a Chinese woman’s strange relationship to an unlikely status symbol: her TV.

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He combs, we swoon: an Italian man and his girlfriend, 1963. This tender image is one of LIFE’s most romantic photos.

(Photo: Paul Schutzer—TIme & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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Robert Capa—International Center of Photography/Magnum Photos

Pablo Picasso playing in the water with his son Claude, Vallauris, France, 1948.

Robert Capa’s Unpublished Color Photographs Debut at the International Center of Photography this month. Preview the work on LightBox.

From the polar vortex freezing over much of North America and the crisis escalating in South Sudan to a massive volcano erupting in Indonesia and the welcoming of newborn pandas in Washington and Taipei, here are the best pictures of the week.

(Photos credit, from the top down: Getty Images, AP Images, Getty Images)

It can’t be easy to hear again and again about all of the breathtaking pictures the Hubble Space Telescope has been taking over the years, when all you can do is hear about them. For the visually impaired, the cosmic artwork captured by the greatest telescope in human history is all hearsay—or at best something that can be seen only poorly, with nothing like the clarity and richness that is available to the fully sighted.

That’s about to change, thanks to Elena Sabbi, a lead researcher with the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, and SAS, a software analytics company in Cary, NC. 

Read more here. 

(Photo: NASA / ESA / E. Sabbi (STScI)

The world welcomed South Sudan’s birth in July 2011, but if thousands of peacekeepers and pressure from superpowers can’t influence a truce at the negotiating table in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, it may end up lamenting its tragic collapse.

Read more here.

(Photos by Getty Images)

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Photograph by Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME

TIME contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev hung out with members of Pussy Riot, photographing their busy first days of freedom.

Whether viewed as a public service or as propaganda, widely-disseminated handout images provide visual material the public would otherwise rarely see. Here are the instances that stood out the most in 2013.

(Photo credit: Aki Hoshide — NASA/AP, Dean Tremly — Red Bull/Getty Images, Daniel Zupanc — Schoenbrunn Zoo/EPA)

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Fifty years after LBJ declared a War on Poverty, LIFE looks at the plight of Appalachians in eastern Kentucky in 1964 - a region where the battle felt lost before it even begun.

(Photo: John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

For 50 years, the U.S. has been sending probes into deep space. Check out the breathtaking photos that have come as a result.

(Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech / K. Su (Univ. of Arizona)

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