Hotel Bees

Photos by Eric Risberg At the Clift Hotel in San Francisco, there are more than 370 rooms inside and 100,000 bees buzzing above in rooftop hives outside.

The Ballad of Trayvon Martin

Photos by Matt Slocum Trayvon Martin has often been in the thoughts of playwright and activist Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj in the four years since the 17-year-old unarmed black boy was shot and killed after a confrontation with neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman.

Spain’s Bread Procession of the Saint

Photos by Alvaro Barrientos Every year during spring season, ”Las Doncellas” (White Virgins), hold a basket on their head covered with white cloth while they walk along this old village in Santo Domingo de La Calzada, northern Spain.

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.

The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports: Kentucky Derby

The starting gate will once again be full with 20 horses for the 142nd Kentucky Derby.

Indonesian Sulfur Miners Brave Volcano, Fumes, Earn Pennies

Photos by Binsar Bakkara Stunning Mount Ijen in eastern Java draws tourists by day and hundreds of sulfur miners by night. They endure toxic fumes and backbreaking loads to earn pennies hauling out a substance used to bleach sugar and vulcanize rubber.

Fisherman Slaves: Human Trafficking and the Seafood We Eat

Over the course of 18 months, Associated Press journalists located men held in cages, tracked ships and stalked refrigerated trucks to expose the abusive practices of the fishing industry in Southeast Asia.