Photoshop: How to do I get two photos into one document?

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My CS 6 won't add a second photo as a layer to my layer panel that has another photo as the background image. The second photo only shows up as a background layer on a separate panel, so I can't move a selection from one photo to another. Anyone?
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You need to move the layer from the second document into the first document.

You can select the background layer in the second document and choose Layer>Duplicate Layer... and select document one for the destination.

Or you can use the Move Tool to drag from one tabbed document to another. Here's how: