Photos by John Minchillo For some folks, Halloween is more than a holiday: It’s a full-time job.
Photos by Eraldo Peres Wearing traditional broad-brimmed hats and red neckerchiefs, their trousers tucked into soft, leather boots, the South American gauchos trot on handsome horses down the street of the small southern community.
Photos by Kathy Willen Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the coasts of New York and New Jersey when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012, with neighborhoods of New York City like the Rockaways, Breezy Point and Belle Harbor taking much of the brunt of the worst natural disaster in the city’s history.
Photos by Ramon Espinosa From east to the west, trains offer a fine-grained, slow-moving view of Cuba that few foreigners ever see.
It is the world’s largest producer of milk and also the largest consumer. And for good reason. Because in India, milk is not just the morning glass you drink before you sprint out of the house. Its uses go far beyond the dietary and nutritional.
Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
Photos by Brennan Linsley Elephant tusks, leopard heads, crocodile skin purses and tiger skins — more than 1.5 million items in all — fill the shelves of a warehouse on a wildlife refuge near Denver.
Photos by Ariana Cubillos There’s a beauty contest for almost everyone in pageant-obsessed Venezuela. In the popular Miss Gay Venezuela competition, men don elaborate wigs and layers of makeup to show off their skills in what they call “the art of transformation.”
Photos by Santi Palacios and Manu Brabo At the edge of a Balkan vineyard, Mohammed al-Haj lay down under a tree to collect his thoughts.
Associated Press photographer Bob Daugherty will be part of a select group of seven journalists who will be inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame on October 24, 2015.
Photos by Santi Palacios The migrants arrive by the hundreds on the beaches of the Greek island of Lesbos. And in their eagerness to move on, they leave behind belongings they carried on their backs.