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Fans Converge on Rio to Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics
During the first week of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, fans from all over the world gathered in Rio de Janeiro to cheer on their countries, favorite sports and top athletes.
Divided America: Gun Views Fractious Even as Fewer Bear Arms
This story is part of Divided America, AP’s ongoing exploration of the economic, social and political divisions in American society.
AP Monthly Staff Photo Contest
Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
Horses Helping Kids
Photos by Matt Rourke Carmen Sharpe doesn’t let her children play outside their home in a dangerous, gritty section of Philadelphia she refers to as “The Badlands.”
For Africa’s Hunted Children with Albinism, New Limbs and New Hope
Like other little boys, Baraka Cosmas Lusambo loves to play soccer. When he hears music, his feet tap and his face breaks out into a wide smile. During summer pool time recently, he used his left hand to toss a ball through a basketball hoop while red arm floaties keep him above water.
Daily Life Roundup
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: People walk through an underground passage leading out of King’s Cross tube station in London, college graduates take part in the annual Toss Your Caps class photo in Philadelphia, and lights are switched on in apartments as dusk descendsContinue reading “Daily Life Roundup”
A line of police behind riot shields hurled tear gas canisters and fired pepper balls at as many as 200 protesters Tuesday night to enforce a citywide curfew, imposed after the worst outbreak of rioting in Baltimore since 1968.
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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”
Army Navy Rivalry Resumes
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, marks the 115th renewal of the Army–Navy college football rivalry.
A Look At Veterans Day Around the U.S.
In small communities and large cities alike, people gathered Tuesday to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.
World’s Abandoned Places
Our ghosts are with us, for all to see. All we need do is look carefully.
Daily Life Roundup: Nov. 7, 2014
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: A street performer does his best Mona Lisa impression in Tokyo, geese fly past autumn foliage in Philadelphia, and women sing an emigration folk song in downtown Lisbon.
Daily Life Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: A cyclist rides along Forbidden Drive in Philadelphia, Palestinian school children walk through destroyed houses in Gaza City, and A Portuguese fisherman pulls a net out of the sea on the Caparica coast.
Worldview: United States Daily Life
For today’s installment of AP’s Worldview: Daily Life series, we focus on the United States.
Close Up: Photographer Matt Rourke
Matt Rourke joined The Associated Press as a photojournalist in 2006. Based in Philadelphia, Rourke’s work encompasses general news, politics and sports. Coverage of note includes the Penn State University child abuse scandal, political seasons of 2008 and 2012 as well as the London Olympics.
Gay Marriage 2014
Pennsylvania’s governor Tom Corbett ended his fight Wednesday, May 21, 2014 to stop same-sex marriage, allowing a growing number of couples to proceed with their wedding plans with greater peace of mind. Pennsylvania is now the 19th state to recognize same-sex marriages and the last northeastern U.S. state to do so. Others may soon followContinue reading “Gay Marriage 2014”