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Chance that a homeless-shelter resident in a major U.S. city holds a full- or part-time job:

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Turkey hunting was deemed most dangerous for hunters, though deer hunting is more deadly.

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Checkpoint Nation

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“Japan, 2017,” a photograph by Géraldine Lay, whose work was on view over the weekend at Paris Photo.

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