Photographers Vadim Ghirda and Evgeniy Maloletka have been covering the unrest in Ukraine this week for The Associated Press.
Each month, The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
Major League Baseball’s spring training is underway, attracting crowds of devoted fans to the warm climates of Arizona and Florida. Spring training begins in mid-February and ends just before Opening Day of the regular season.
Photos by Seth Wenig The freezing temperatures that have plagued much of the eastern U.S. haven’t spared New York City. The waterways around the island of Manhattan are filled with ice.
Photos by Juan Karita Dozens of traditional Aymara grandmothers ease many of the aches and pains of aging by practicing a sport that is decidedly untraditional in Bolivia — team handball.
Photos by Petros Giannakouris For a few hours on a single day every year, the prim and elegant Greek seaside town of Galaxidi explodes into frantic childishness.
Photos by Altaf Qadri For centuries, it was a curse that saved the river.
On Feb. 23, 1945, a 33-year-old Associated Press photographer who had been rejected from the Army because of poor eyesight took a photograph that would ultimately become one of the most recognizable and reproduced images in history.
Photos by Natacha Pisarenko Earth’s past, present and future come together here on the northern peninsula of Antarctica, the wildest, most desolate and mysterious of its continents.
The Oscars, or Academy Awards, dates back to 1929, when the first ceremony honoring excellence in film was held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Photos by Aaron Favila Amid the deafening drumbeats and firecracker blasts, the dragon snakes into a building in downtown Manila while three lion heads bob to the crowd’s delight.
The wild and colorful costumes and masquerades that precede the Christian season of Lent have created popular festival traditions in Spain and Portugal.
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A Kayan-Padaung woman weaves at a souvenir shop in Myanmar, an Orthodox clergyman blesses newly weds during a religious ceremony in Georgia, and Philadelphia firefighters work the scene of an overnight blaze.
Photos by Jae C. Hong The number of U.S. measles cases this year has risen to 141, with most of the new illnesses tied to outbreaks at Disneyland in California and an Illinois day care center.
The Westminster Dog Show started Monday morning and, to the owners of the 2,711 pooches who take part, it’s the Super Bowl, World Series and Daytona 500 of dogdom in the United States, one giant bark in the park.
Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous samba school parades held their grand finale as the five-day-long Carnival celebration ends on ash Wednesday.