Posted On: 8:48 a.m. | March 5, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Big Easy, as revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, the season of penance and prayer for Christians around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 11:59 a.m. | March 4, 2014
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, the set for the Academy Awards on Hollywood Boulevard is taken down.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Revelers perform during the second night of Carnival.
Venice, Italy: Flooding in St. Mark's Square on the last day of the 2014 Carnival of Venice.
Beijing: The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and National People's Congress gets underway at... View Post»
Posted On: 10:05 a.m. | March 3, 2014
Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew even by local standards. View Post»
Posted On: 9:25 a.m. | March 3, 2014
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Tinseltown, where Hollywood celebrated the best in film during the 86th Annual Academy Awards. View Post»
Posted On: 7:57 a.m. | March 2, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This eek the world’s attention was on the Ukraine, where Russian gunmen on the Crimean peninsula and the embattled new Ukrainian government in Kiev continued to escalate a dangerous confrontation, with both sides mobilizing armed forces and warning that the other was provoking war. View Post»
Posted On: 11:55 a.m. | February 28, 2014
In Friday's Pictures in the News, the second of two storms arrives in Southern California, raising fears of mudslides in areas scarred by wildfire.
Northumberland, England: The aurora borealis, or northern lights, illuminate the night sky at Embleton Bay.
Hollywood: Rehearsals are held at the Dolby Theatre for the Oscars on Sunday.
Simferopol, Ukraine: Gunman of unknown affiliation... View Post»
Posted On: 12:30 p.m. | February 27, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, the first of two storms begins to hit Southern California.
Allahabad, India: Hindu devotees participate in a procession for the Maha Shivaratri festival, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Hindus mark the festival by fasting and offering special prayers to Shiva, the god of destruction.
Lucerne, Switzerland: Fireworks explode in the sky above Lake... View Post»
Posted On: 3:50 p.m. | February 26, 2014
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Posted On: 11:43 a.m. | February 26, 2014
In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, police officers train in Bangkok, Thailand.
Beijing: A Chinese tourist wears a face mask beside the Forbidden City as heavy air pollution continues to shroud the capital.
International Space Station: The Korean peninsula and China seen at night from some 222 nautical miles above Earth.
The Vatican: Pope Francis kisses a boy dressed as a pope as he... View Post»
Posted On: 9:40 a.m. | February 25, 2014
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego, where visitors to Chicano Park view dozens of murals painted on the concrete stanchions leading to and from the Coronado Bridge. View Post»
Posted On: 8:52 a.m. | February 24, 2014
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with fireworks exploding around the Fisht Olympic Stadium at the end of the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. In the capital, riot police detain activists during a demonstration against the gulity verdicts for activists that took part in an anti-Putin demonstration a day before his inauguration on the third presidential term in May... View Post»
Posted On: 6:09 p.m. | February 23, 2014
The Sochi Games ended much like they began, with a colorful homage to Russia's rich cultural history. Just as it had two weeks ago, the ceremony featured spectacular dancing, tributes to great writers and stirring classical music piped throughout Fisht Olympic Stadium. View Post»
Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | February 22, 2014
The most important feature is the small light form factor, this is going to be a camera I carry around when I am hiking and shooting nature photos and it must have an eye-level viewfinder. View Post»
Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | February 21, 2014
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the Ukraine, a peace deal was signed Friday between embattled President Viktor Yanukovich and opposition leaders calling for early presidential elections later in the year, the formation of a coalition government and the ceding of some presidential powers to parliament. The arrangement is aimed at defusing the worst political crisis... View Post»
Posted On: 8:23 a.m. | February 21, 2014
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Hollywood with the 86th Oscars Governors Ball Press Preview held in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center. The Governors Ball, which is the Academy's official post-Oscar celebration, which immediately follows the 86th Oscars ceremony, will host 1,500 invited guests including Oscar winners and nominees. View Post»
Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | February 20, 2014
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Pope Francis is unfazed as the wind blows his collar up into the air during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Krasnaya Polyana, Russia: Members of Germany's Nordic combined ski team jump for joy after winning silver at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kiev, Ukraine: Protesters behind burning barricades catch fire during clashes with... View Post»