Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Battle for Kobani

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

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.

Ebola in America

Two Texas health workers have contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease in Dallas.

Police raid Hong Kong camp

Hong Kong police use pepper spray and batons as they clear pro-democracy protesters and barricades.

Living on minimum wage

Delores Leonard, a single mother raising two daughters, has been working at McDonald's for seven years at minimum wage.

Syria's other frontlines

Far from Kobani, Syrian rebels continue their fight against government forces.

Suicide drama in Times Square

New York police officers persuade a man threatening to jump from a building near Times Square to step back.

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