Neighbor Churches, Split on Race Lines, Work to Heal Divide

Photos by Branden Camp

There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown. Continue reading “Neighbor Churches, Split on Race Lines, Work to Heal Divide”

Islamic State Mass Graves

Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die. Continue reading “Islamic State Mass Graves”

Ganges Overflows Its Banks in Indian Holy Town

Photos by Tsering Topgyal

As the mighty Ganges River overflowed its banks this past week following heavy monsoon rains, large parts of the Hindu holy town of Varanasi were submerged by floodwaters, keeping away thousands of devotees. Continue reading “Ganges Overflows Its Banks in Indian Holy Town”

Pictures of the Week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. Continue reading “Pictures of the Week”