Efforts to find remaining survivors have ramped up in Brumadinho, Brazil, four days after the collapse of a dam released a torrent of sludgy iron-ore waste, killing dozens.
Acts of kindness in Istanbul, horses in the surf in Tenerife, teachers on strike in India, alpine competition in Austria and Italy, sled-dog practice in Scotland, and much more
Juan Guaidó, the head of Venezuela’s National Assembly, declared himself the county’s new president, with the backing of internal and international supporters. Nicolás Maduro, the existing president, says he is staying put, and has the backing of the Venezuelan military.
Some of the top images from the 16 categories of underwater photography in this year’s competition
A look at the construction of Beijing Daxing International Airport, a massive new transportation facility set to open later this year
Teachers on strike in Los Angeles, “Kiss a Ginger Day” in Ireland, a terror attack in Nairobi, fashion shows in Berlin and Paris, the “No Pants Subway Ride” in New York, and much more
On January 7, a group of 334 competitors began the 41st annual Dakar Rally: a punishing 10-day, 3,000-mile race across the Peruvian desert.
As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.
Heavy snow across Central Europe, a partial solar eclipse in China, a Transformer on the streets of Bogota, the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Christmas fire in Saint Petersburg, and much more
A collection of photographs from the past century of large-scale mock dinosaurs, constructed to varying degrees of accuracy
Recent subterranean scenes from around the world
Massive, colorful ice sculptures light up the night in the frigid northern city of Harbin, China.
Based in Portland, the photographer Robert F. Bukaty has been working for the AP since 1993, making thousands of photos of Maine’s people, landscape, wildlife, and, of course, its ever-changing seasons.
For years, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling churches.