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Picture this: Germany. Berlin Zoo. A man in a polarbär or polar bear costume.  

That's a photo-op many Germans couldn't resist over a half century ago.   

Now some of these photos are on view at an international photography festival in Arles, France.

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In a new report and letter sent to congressional leadership, Planned Parenthood contends that controversial videos alleging the organization sells fetal tissue have been "heavily edited in order to significantly change the meaning" of what its staff said.

Help Wanted: Last Pediatrician On Mendocino Coast Retires

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Dr. Bill Mahon was a young pediatrician in the early 1970s when he fell in love with the rugged coast and majestic redwoods of Mendocino County, Calif. Like other people who have moved to Mendocino from around the country, settling here for him was a personal choice that prioritized lifestyle over money.

The prospect of practicing medicine in a small community also called to him. In 1977 he left his well-paying job at Kaiser Sacramento to join a practice with two other pediatricians in Fort Bragg.

Still, the move was a risk.

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