In Focus, a News Photo Blog with Alan Taylor, from The Atlantic
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Photos of the Week: Iberian Lynx, Albanian Fan, Bostonian Joy (35 photos)

A dog that enjoys daily scooter rides in Turkey, Olympic skateboarding qualifiers in Hungary, a deadly train collision in India, a solstice wedding at Stonehenge, forest fires in California, coastal flooding in Texas, Eid al-Adha prayers in Iran, a performance by Post Malone in Tennessee, and much more To receive an email notification every time...

Fri Jun 21, 2024 14:05
The 2024 Audubon Photography Awards (12 photos)

The winners of the 15th annual Audubon Photography Awards were just announced. Photographers competed for nine prizes, submitting more than 2,300 entries depicting birdlife from all 50 U.S. states and nine Canadian provinces and territories. The National Audubon Society was once again kind enough to share some of the winning photographs with us. ...

Thu Jun 20, 2024 20:08
Photos: Keeping Cool in the Summer Heat (21 photos)

As the first day of summer approaches, record-setting high temperatures have already been observed in several places across the Northern Hemisphere, and the American Northeast is bracing for a dangerous heat wave. People in Europe, Asia, and North America have taken to nearby beaches, lakes, and water parks to find relief. Collected below are recent...

Tue Jun 18, 2024 20:48
Photos of the Week: River Violin, Stuffed Bear, Laser Run (35 photos)

Blackout conditions in parts of Ukraine, whale watching on the Australian coast, a track-and-field competition in Italy, worshippers around the Kaaba in Saudi Arabia, flooding in parts of southern Florida, fencers in training in Kenya, anti-government protests in Argentina, and much more To receive an email notification every time a new photo story...

Fri Jun 14, 2024 17:43
50 Years Ago in Photos: A Look Back at 1974 (40 photos)

Half a century ago, President Richard Nixon resigned from office, streaking took off as a fad, and the stuntman Evel Knievel attempted to jump across a canyon in a rocket motorcycle. Also in 1974, the boxers Muhammad Ali and George Foreman fought in Zaire in a match dubbed the “Rumble in the Jungle,” Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s career home-run record,...

Fri Jun 14, 2024 11:41
Scenes from China’s 2024 Dragon Boat Festival (16 photos)

In recent days, people in cities and villages across China have been celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival. Locals and tourists gather to watch dragon-boat races, enjoy traditional food, and pray for good luck during this annual summer folk festival. Gathered below are recent images from festivals in Foshan, Nanjing, Fuzhou, Beijing, and more. To...

Tue Jun 11, 2024 21:03

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