Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

A screen grab from a dashboard camera captures an instant before Wednesday's crash of a TransAsia turboprop plane. The plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before diving into the Keelung River outside Taiwan's capital, Taipei. Reports say 58 people were aboard; at least 26 are dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TVBS TAIWAN / AFP

Emergency personnel try to extract passengers from a commercial plane after it crashed in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / AP

Firefighters douse flames after a Metro-North Railroad commuter train hit a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, N.Y., on Tuesday evening.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Becerra Jr. / The Journal News

Rescuers in Taguig, south of Manila, search the site of a condominium under construction, where a floor collapsed Wednesday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

The U.S. has seen similar snow-blanketed scenes in Chicago and Boston. But this Wednesday image comes from northern Spain, where Burguete and other towns have been hit by snowstorms.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VILLAR LOPEZ / EFE

Supporters gather for a campaign rally ahead of Saturday elections in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / AP

A flock of starlings forms a feathery cloud near Rahat in southern Israel on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

Hindu devotees take a boat ride during a festival in Allahabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

The moon looms beyond a parish church near Regensburg in southern Germany on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMIN WEIGEL / DPA

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2015

80th anniversary of 'Migrant Mother' image

March 1936: The iconic Depression-era portrait of Florence Owens Thompson taken by Dorothea Lange in Nipomo, Calif. In March 1936, photographer Dorothea Lange made a...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2015

Pictures in the News | December 26, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where countries are observing the 10th anniversary of the tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. On the morning of Dec. 26, 2004, a...   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2015

The Week in Pictures | May 27 – June 2, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week climbers navigated the knife-edge ridge just below the Hillary Step on their way to the summit of Mt....   View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2015

The Week in Pictures | April 16-22, 2012

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Afghan security officials inspect one of the buildings where Taliban militants were holed up during coordinated...   View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2015

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, the crash of a TransAsia plane is captured by the dashboard camera of a passing car. The turboprop plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside Taiwan’s capital, Taipei.

Valhalla, N.Y.: Firefighters work the scene of a Tuesday crash of a Metro-North Railroad passenger train and a vehicle on the tracks.

Burguete, Spain: A man walks among cars covered in snow after snowstorms hit much of Spain.

And there’s more.

No comments yet

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published