Late last month, six people were killed and eight more injured after a gunman opened fire at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City. Over the weekend, thousands of Canadians mourned the dead, and came together in public demonstrations of unity.
Memorials and candlelight vigils for the victims in Orlando took place in parks and plazas around the world, with citizens and government officials voicing support for the victims and their families, as monuments were lit in rainbow colors, and flags lowered to half-staff.
Blasts in the city’s airport and a subway station have killed dozens and injured many more.
Buildings and monuments across the globe have been lit up in France’s national colors this weekend, in solidarity with the French people, and in tribute to the victims of Friday’s attacks.
French embassies around the world are now surrounded with bouquets, candles, and messages of good will in the memory of the people who were killed.
On Friday, November 13, attacks across Paris killed at least 120 people and injured about 200 more.
Today marks the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. On April 26, 1986, technicians conducting a test inadvertently caused the fourth reactor to explode, causing the world’s worst civil nuclear disaster.
I’ve been traveling recently, and was unable to compose a proper photo story for today, so I hope you’ll indulge me if I just share a few pictures I took in and around Seattle yesterday.
Off the coast of Yemen, in the Arabian Sea, lies the isolated Socotra Island, where hundreds of plants and animals have developed into unique species.
As the Trumps prepare to host their first state dinner on Tuesday, a look back at state dinners held by past U.S. presidents, from Eisenhower to Obama.