Category Archives: Dec 2014 – 1
On the Road in North Korea
Photos by David Guttenfelder When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans — let alone a pair of American journalists — could imagine taking it.
Best Sports Photos of 2014
Throughout the year, AP photojournalists flank the sidelines of most major sports events and games, bringing you stories and images that place you between coaches and coveted court-side seats.
Army Navy Rivalry Resumes
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, marks the 115th renewal of the Army–Navy college football rivalry.
December 12, 2014
Top Five AP Images Blog Posts of 2014
December 11, 2014
Worldview: Afghanistan Daily Life
For today’s installment of AP’s Worldview: Daily Life series, we focus on Afghanistan.
December 10, 2014
Ebola: Life at Ground Zero
Photos by Jerome Delay When 2-year-old Emile Ouamouno caught a fever, started vomiting, passed blood in his stool and died two days later, nobody knew why.
Iran’s Rare Dog Shelter
Photos by Vahid Salemi Man’s best friend is seen as anything but in Iran, where city workers gun down strays and conservatives view pet dogs as a corrupting Western influence.
December 9, 2014
The Other Taj: A Monument to Love
Photos by Bernat Armangue Light pours in when the retired postman opens the window to his bedroom. A withered old poster filled with flowers appears out of the shadows. “Love is enough,” the poster says.
December 8, 2014
Wings For Autism
Photos by Patrick Semansky With boarding passes in hand, children with autism spectrum disorders and their families took part in an air travel rehearsal at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Little Moscow Ghost Town
Photos by Darko Vojinovic Little Moscow lies in ruins. Once a Soviet base where the Red Army may have kept a stockpile of nuclear weapons, the abandoned facility today looks like a set for a post-apocalyptic film.
Photos by videojournalist Jake Simkin From a small, backwater tucked in northern Syria, the Kurdish town of Kobani was thrown onto the world stage in September when Islamic State militants stormed in and captured almost half the town, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees.
With 2014 on track to become the warmest year on record and time running short, more than 190 nations began talks on a new worldwide deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions and keep global warming from causing irreversible damage.
December 5, 2014
December 4, 2014
India’s Rag Pickers
Photos by Altaf Qadri Six months ago, Marjina stepped off a train in New Delhi with her two children, hoping to find a better life after her husband abandoned them without so much as a goodbye.
December 3, 2014
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.
Worldview: Mexico Daily Life
For today’s installment of AP’s Worldview: Daily Life series, we focus on Mexico.