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. Continue reading “Pictures of the Week”

US Teen Pursues Ballerina Dream at Russia’s Bolshoi Academy

Photos by Alexander Zemlianichenko

Among the dozen 15-year-old girls in lavender leotards in Tatyana Galtseva’s class at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, one is different. And it’s not just because of her long, swan-like neck. Continue reading “US Teen Pursues Ballerina Dream at Russia’s Bolshoi Academy”

AP Monthly Staff Photo Contest

Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment. Continue reading “AP Monthly Staff Photo Contest”

In Digital World, the Allure of Simple Games

In a simpler time, all a child or an adult needed to enjoy the outdoors was a ball and a stick. Or maybe an old tire tied to a high branch to fashion a swing. And the only instruction given to children was to be home before dark. Continue reading “In Digital World, the Allure of Simple Games”

Daily Life Roundup

For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A young shepherd boy carries a lamb on his back in Kashmir, a cargo ship plies up the Mississippi River towards New Orleans in Louisiana, and Buddhist nuns gather as they visit Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar.  Continue reading “Daily Life Roundup”

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.


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All Eyes on Cuba

Cuba, the largest Island in the Caribbean, is known for its classic cars, vibrant culture, crumbling Art Deco buildings, and sugar cane farmlands. Continue reading “All Eyes on Cuba”