Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Rage for Michael Brown

Protests erupt across America after a grand jury clears a policeman in the fatal shooting of a black teen.

Streets of Ferguson

The scene in Ferguson following the grand jury announcement.

Darren Wilson's grand jury photos

Photos taken of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shortly after the shooting of Michael Brown.

Fighting Assad

Rebels continue to battle the Syrian government.

Police clear Hong Kong camp

Riot police arrest protesters as they clear a pro-democracy camp in the bustling Mong Kok district.

Ferguson reacts to grand jury decision

A grand jury declines to bring charges against a Ferguson police officer who killed an unarmed teenager.

Four seasons of Chino Farm

Top chefs, foodies and locals all flock to the legendary California farm for heirloom vegetables.

Iraqi forces retake ISIS towns

Iraqi forces said they retook two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State fighters clearing a main road from the capital to Iran.

Buffalo braces for snow melt

Flooding fears as warm weather and rain follow an epic blizzard in western New York.

Best of American Music Awards

Highlights from the American Music Awards.

REUTERS/Marko Djurica

The force of law

Rules of engagement for a variety of law enforcement groups around the world.   Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Trees, planks and sawdust

For hundreds of millions of Africans who lack access to modern sources of power, wood, a form of biomass, is the sole source of energy.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Regaining confidence

Handmade wigs are helping children their self-esteem during cancer treatment.  Full Coverage 


Riding a fine line

If there has been a constant target during weeks of unrest in Jerusalem, it is the divided city's Light Rail, a sleek tram that snakes through downtown.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Preparing for the afterlife

The latest trend in Japan — which literally translates to “end of life" preparations — is for the aging to prepare their own funerals and graves.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Mike Blake

Real-life superheroes

Founded by Mr. Xtreme in 2006, the Xtreme Justice League is a group of volunteers who create their own superhero identities and patrol the streets of San Diego offering assistance to those in need.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

K2 - The savage mountain

Geographically, Pakistan is a climbers' paradise. It rivals Nepal for the number of peaks over 7,000 meters and is home to the world's second tallest mountain, K2, as well as four of the world's 14 summits higher than 8,000 meters.   Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The Berlin Wall around the world

Segments of the wall kept as monuments from Taiwan to South Africa and Costa Rica.  Full Coverage