Editor's Choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Ferguson awaits grand jury decision

Police arrest protesters as the town awaits a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting.

Buffalo buried in snow

A blizzard dumps a year's worth of snow in three days on western New York.

Dubai from above

Aerial views of the storied emirate.

Syria in the dark

Syrian neighborhoods face electricity blackouts due to civil war.

Mourning Miss Honduras

The funeral of Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister Sofia.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Duchess of Alba: 1926-2014

One of Europe's wealthiest and most titled aristocrats dies aged 88.

Rise of the machines

A look at the new generation of robot technology.

Police storm Indian cult compound

Followers of a self-styled "godman" prevent police from arresting the controversial guru, wanted on murder charges.

On the mats in Cuba

Inside a wrestling training facility for kids in Havana.

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 

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The world in a city

Mexican mariachis, Chinese foot massage parlours, Persian ice cream and Korean karaoke bars: Los Angeles is more than just Hollywood, sunshine and surfing.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Along the King Coal Highway

After over a century of coal mining, production in West Virginia is slowing, and the industry has been hit hard. Job losses and business closures are creating virtual ghost towns along the route.  Full Coverage