Category Archives: January 2015 – 2
Archivist Update: Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born October 2, 1869. He was the primary leader of India’s independence movement.
India’s Republic Day
President Barack Obama’s experience at India’s Republic Day celebration may have felt a little like his two presidential inaugurations.
Super Bowl Through The Years
As football fans around the country look forward to the excitement of Super Bowl XLIX, The Associated Press is recognizing the game’s rich history with a photo exhibit near the University of Phoenix Stadium, where the big game will be played.
January 29, 2015
Cairo and Giza: Then and Now
Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, and the outlying city of Giza are known as hubs of vibrant Egyptian culture. Today, we feature a selection of images from the Associated Press photo archive of both cities through the years.
January 28, 2015
New England Snowstorm 2015
Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area.
Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
On January 28, 1986, the American Space Shuttle Challenger launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida on its 10th mission.
January 27, 2015
Auschwitz 70th Anniversary
A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp’s liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s.
Daily Life Roundup: Jan. 26, 2015
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A Tanzanian girl smiles as she makes her way back from school, skiers take to the slopes of Nanshan ski resort in Beijing, and a baby cries after being vaccinated against polio in Islamabad. Click any image to launchContinue reading “Daily Life Roundup: Jan. 26, 2015”
January 26, 2015
AP Monthly Staff Photo Contest
Each month, the Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
January 23, 2015
Britain Pigeon Fanciers
Photos by David Azia Once a major tourist destination for Britons heading to the beach, the seaside town of Blackpool now draws a different kind of visitor.
APTOPIX Roundup: Jan. 23, 2015
Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.
Worldview: China Daily Life
For today’s installment of AP’s Worldview: Daily Life series, we focus on China.
January 22, 2015
Argentine Prosecutor Killed
Photos by Rodrigo Abd Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Thursday, January 22, 2015, she’s “convinced” prosecutor Alberto Nisman did not commit suicide as more questions arose in the death of the man who had accused the president of a cover-up in the nation’s worst terrorist attack.
January 21, 2015
Ukraine Unrest 2015
Photos by Manu Brabo Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.
January 20, 2015
Spain’s Jarramplas Festival
Jarramplas is a character that wears a costume made from colorful strips of fabric, and a devil-like mask and beats a drum through the streets of Piornal while residents throw turnips as a punishment for stealing cattle.
Gender Roles in Pakistan
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen By day, 27-year-old Waseem Akram sells mobile phone accessories from an alleyway shop in an old neighborhood of this Pakistani city.
Dakar Rally 2015
Photos by Felipe Dana Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar in the car category and Spain’s Marc Coma in bikes won the Dakar Rally on Saturday.
January 16, 2014
Sports Roundup: Jan. 16, 2015
Over the last few weeks, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
Archivist Update: Martin Luther King Jr.
This Monday marks the annual American holiday observed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the nonviolent activist and humanitarian leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement.