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.

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. 

AP Monthly Staff Photo Contest

Each month, The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.

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”