Thousands of participants take part in one of four mass yoga classes in Times Square to mark the summer solstice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFPLink
A woman and child walk across a giant puzzle of German painter Albrecht Duerer's "Self Portrait in Fur Coat" in front of the State Historical Museum near the Red Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPALink
Gentoo penguins mark the first anniversary of the opening of their Antarctic-themed enclosure at the Sea Life Aquarium. A big ice cake made of frozen fish and a bubble machine added to the festivities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathan Short / Associated PressLink
Four little dogs catch a ride in a baby stroller on hot and sunny day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lilli Strauss / dapdLink
Seven suspected Taliban insurgents in this town west of Kabul are arrested and explosive materials are confiscated by Afghan intelligence security forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hoshang Hashimi / Associated PressLink
A toddy tapper crosses a rope between two coconut trees to collect sap to make palm wine, or toddy as it is locally known. Toddy is a popular local beverage made by fermenting the sap collected from coconut trees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFPLink
A firefighter flees intense heat from a fire at a housing settlement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VANGELIS BOUGIOTIS / ANA-MPALink
An Iraqi man looks at a fire inside a store after a car bomb exploded, killing two and wounding a judge and nine others.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN IBRAHIM / AFPLink
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi holds her honorary degree at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, where she once studied.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for his child sexual abuse trial.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gene J. Puskar / Associated PressLink
More galleries on Frameworkreturn to gallery
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, protesters chant during an L.A. Police Commission meeting on Tuesday. The meeting, held on the first anniversary of the shooting death of... View Post»
A photographer may take dozens of shots for an assignment. Usually, the images are edited down to just a few for use in the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant... View Post»
Monday's Pictures in the News begins near Yosemite National Park, where thousands of firefighters on Monday entered a 10th day of trying to slow the pace of the massive Rim fire... View Post»
The X Games are getting underway Thursday in Los Angeles, and they're expected to draw large crowds of extreme-sports fans to Staples Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event... View Post»
[UPDATED September 19, 2012] - At long last, space shuttle Endeavour is headed home. Perched atop a modified Boeing 747, the retired orbiter departed Kennedy Space Center in... View Post»
In today's Pictures in the News: Lunar New Year preparations in Malaysia, sunrise at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C., continuing rescue efforts... View Post»
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Virginia, where flowers lie at a makeshift memorial to Virginia Tech Police Officer Deriek Crouse, who was gunned down Thursday during a... View Post»
On the final day of their visit to Southern California, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent time with children in a painting class at Inner-City Arts in downtown Los Angeles... View Post»
We begin Wednesday's Pictures in the News feature in Japan with an eerie image of the town of Yamada illuminated by headlights. In Fukushima city, teams of government... View Post»