New York City’s Times Square is the site of one of the celebrated New Year’s Eve gatherings in the world.
Category Archives: Dec 2014 – 2
December 30, 2014
Best U.S. News Photos of 2014
Throughout the year, AP photojournalists capture critical events across the U.S. – from the massive drought that hit California, to the legalization of marijuana across the nation, to the the Fort Hood shooting.
Sports Roundup: Dec. 30, 2014
Over the last month, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
December 29, 2014
India’s Disappearing Brass Bands
Photos by Manish Swarup The wedding season is in full swing in India, marking what should be the busiest time of year for the traditional brass bands that lead raucous processions announcing the arrival of the bridegroom to the neighborhood.
2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
Friday marks the 10th anniversary of one of the deadliest natural disasters in world history: a tsunami, triggered by a massive 9.1 earthquake off the Indonesian coast, leaving more than 230,000 people dead in 14 countries and causing about $10 billion in damage.
December 24, 2014
Child Labor in Honduras
Photos by Esteban Felix Roberto Castellanos has the hands of a construction worker and the homework of a 6th grader.
Hanukkah in Israel
Hanukkah, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday that commemorates the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the Greek-Syrian kingdom. Today marks the eighth day of Hanukkah when the last candle will be lit on the menorah.
Best Entertainment Photos of 2014
This year’s coverage of entertainment stories showcases the work of AP’s and Invision’s photographers, offering an up close view, from celebrity portraits, film festivals and concerts, to the industry’s biggest award shows.
Spain Finding the Dead
Photos by Daniel Ochoa de Olza Across Spain, volunteer teams of archeologists, anthropologists and forensic scientists head out every year on expeditions to dig for suspected mass graves — a legacy of Spain’s fascist past.
December 23, 2014
All Eyes on Cuba
Cuba, the largest Island in the Caribbean, is known for its classic cars, vibrant culture, crumbling Art Deco buildings, and sugar cane farmlands.
December 22, 2014
Worldview: Christmas Around the Globe
For this installment of Worldview: Daily Life, we focus on Christmas celebrations around the world.
Best Social Media Photos of 2014
Over the last year, thousands of Associated Press photos have been shared from our multiple social media platforms by photo enthusiasts like you.
December 18, 2014
Pakistan School Shooting Aftermath
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on his midterm and hoped to become a pilot. A 13-year-old wanted to become a doctor. Another kid just loved playing video games with his cousins.
December 17, 2014
Close Up: Photographer Bernat Armangue
Bernat Armangue, an award-winning photographer, was born in Barcelona and joined the AP there in 2003. He moved to Jerusalem in 2008 where he spent 5 years covering the Middle East, focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Best Photos of 2014 from Latin America
A selection of our best images of 2014 from Latin America and the Caribbean starts with the case of 43 missing — and apparently slain — students in Mexico that ignited indignation across the country and around the world.