Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Shanghai Fashion Week

Collection highlights from Shanghai Fashion Week.

Battle for Kobani

The fiercest fighting in days shakes the Syrian border town of Kobani.

Festival of lights

Images from Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights.

Obama on the stump

With his approval levels near record lows, Obama hits the midterm campaign trail.

Alternative Miss World

The Alternative Miss World competition is open to entrants of any gender or nationality.

Destruction in Donetsk

Residents are caught in the crossfire as rebels and government forces battle for control of the eastern city.

Oldest marionette theater may close

The oldest continually running marionette theater in the U.S. faces closure with the landmark being turned into an apartment complex.

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Catskills in decline

The once-bustling vacation community north of New York City has been in steady decline since the 1980s.

The works of Frank Gehry

Curvy buildings designed by the world-famous architect.

Weekly Gallery Showcase


Images of September

Our top photos from the month of September.  Slideshow 

Health workers in protective suits stand near a window at an isolation ward on the sixth floor of Madrid's Carlos III Hospital October 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hanna

Windows on Ebola

Isolated patients and staff seen through the hospital windows in Spain where a nurse is being treated with Ebola.  Slideshow 

REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Clashes in Kiev

Far-right activists clash with police in Ukraine.   Slideshow 

REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Caught in the crossfire

Life and death amid the fighting in east Ukraine.   Slideshow