AP Photos of the Year

Every year, The Associated Press chooses a selection of photos that best documents the year’s top news, sports and entertainment stories as chronicled by photojournalists around the world. Today, this collection was distributed by the AP to its members and subscribers worldwideThis year’s set of 150 compelling and newsworthy images was selected by AP Director of Photography Santiago Lyon and Deputy Director of Photography Denis Paquin. Below is a gallery featuring a selection of this year’s images. 

Click on any image to launch the AP Photos of the Year 2014 gallery. 


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