A Presidential Trip to Alaska

Photos by Andrew Harnik President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world’s wake-up call on global warming.

Jacquelyn Martin’s Secret Service Instagram Takeover

On Monday, August 24, Associated Press staff photographer Jacquelyn Martin took over AP Images’ Instagram feed with her photo essay offering a behind the scenes look at the U.S. Secret Service.

Close Up: Photographer Charles Dharapak

Charles Dharapak, a veteran photographer who has spent the past decade chronicling the activities and travels of U.S. presidents and American political campaigns, has been named Asia-Pacific regional photo editor for The Associated Press.