Photos by Felipe Dana Around the fifth month of her pregnancy, Daniele Ferreira dos Santos fell ill with a high fever and angry red splotches on her skin.
Category Archives: Jan 2016 – 2
Rare Look at the World of Jordan Royals’ Circassian Guards
Photos by Nariman El-Mofty Circassian guards, who have served Jordan’s kings since the founding of the monarchy, still adhere to their ancient traditions, such as donning an incongruous cold weather uniform of black wool hats, red capes and leather boots in this desert climate.
January 28, 2016
AP Monthly Staff Photo Contest
Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding coverage while on assignment.
Space Shuttle Challenger 30th Anniversary
As families of the lost Challenger astronauts gather with NASA to mark the space shuttle accident’s 30th anniversary, there’s a new voice to address the crowd.
January 27, 2016
Flint’s Water Crisis
The city of Flint, Michigan, is getting heavy state and national attention and much-needed assistance as it deals with a drinking water crisis that began after officials switched water source in 2014 while under state financial management, and the tap water became contaminated with lead.
Greece Migrants Winter Crossing
Photos by Petros Giannakouris The seas are rough and cold. The wind is bitter.
January 26, 2016
Daily Life Around the World
Our Daily Life series is a visual exploration of everyday imagery from around the globe.
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.
January 25, 2016
Egyptians Reflect Five Years After Uprising
Photos by Nariman El-Mofty Egypt marked the fifth anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, with activists taking to social media — but not the streets — to express frustration that their demands for freedom and democracy had not been realized.
January 22, 2016
China’s maternity matrons gird for mini-baby boom
Photos by Ng Han Guan Now that China has abandoned its decades-long one-child policy, demand for maternity services is expected to grow as women take advantage of the chance to have a second child.
January 21, 2016
Bolivia’s Second-Largest Lake Officially Declared Evaporated
Photos by Juan Karita Overturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned on the shores of what was Bolivia’s second-largest lake. Beetles dine on bird carcasses and gulls fight for scraps under a glaring sun in what marshes remain.
January 20, 2016
Oldest Christian Monastery in Iraq is Razed
The oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been reduced to a field of rubble, yet another victim of the Islamic State group’s relentless destruction of ancient cultural sites.
January 19, 2016
Rescuing Borneo’s Threatened Orangutans
Photos by Dita Alangkara In a dense strip of peat swamp jungle along the banks of Mangkutub River in the heart of Borneo, a conservationist aims his tranquilizer rifle at an orangutan high in a tree and fires two darts.
Pope To Visit Mexico Prison
Photos by Dario Lopez-Mills The cold, dust-blown prison yard where inmates are welding a new steel bell tower for the Feb. 17 visit of Pope Francis is a microcosm of the changes that have brought hope to the once-infernal border city of Ciudad Juarez, both inside and outside the walls.
Deep in Colombian Jungle, Peace Looms at Rebel Hideout
Photos by Rodrigo Abd The rebel leader known as Juan Pablo carries with him a new telescopic assault rifle and a heavy heart.