Editor's choice

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Shuttle to deep space

NASA's Orion capsule is designed to carry astronauts to destinations in deep space, including an asteroid and Mars.

Rebellion in Yemen

Armed Shi'ite Houthi rebels clash with Yemeni forces.

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

Destruction in east Ukraine

Ruins from the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Alibaba IPO

Alibaba launches on the NYSE.

iPhone mania

The long lines to purchase the latest iPhones.

In the Ebola hot zone

In and around the Ebola quarantine zones.

Scotland votes to stay

Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum.

Flooding in Manila

A tropical storm brings heavy rain and flooding to the Philippine capital.

Becoming a man

Among the Bukusu tribe in western Kenya the traditional rites of passage, which mark a boy's journey into manhood, include being circumcised.

REUTERS/Noah Berger

Wildfire in California

The King Fire rages in the Golden State.   Slideshow 


Pictures of the month: August

Our top news photography from last month.  Full Article 


In the Ebola hot zone

In and around the Ebola quarantine zones.  Slideshow 

REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Burning Man

Scenes from this year's festival in Nevada.  Slideshow