Dallas Seavey won his second Iditarod sled-dog race in three years on Tuesday, unseating his father, Mitch, as defending champion while breaking the race’s three-year-old record.
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On March 8 activists around the globe celebrate International Women’s Day, which dates back to the beginning of the 20th century and has been observed by the United Nations since 1975. The UN writes that it is an occasion to commemorate achievements in women’s rights and to call for further change. Mothers and daughters around the world share their aspirations for International Women’s Day with Reuters photographers everywhere.
Every Wednesday afternoon, Doug Varrieur steps into his backyard in the Florida Keys, aims his .380 caliber Smith & Wesson pistol and fires shots that ricochet through city halls around the state. Varrieur, 57, discovered a little-noticed part of Florida law which prohibits local governments from restricting gun rights in any way, and in December he set up a personal gun range on his property in a residential subdivision. Reuters photographer Andrew Innerarity visited the backyard gun range, as seen below.
A fire broke out at garment factory in the Bangladeshi capital on Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held a meeting with EU foreign ministers on the crisis in the Ukraine, newly elected Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons and more in today’s photo brief.
The endless winter has ‘frozen’ over Niagara Falls in record-breaking sub-zero temperatures. Every evening beginning at dusk, the Falls are lit with rainbow-colored lights. Take a look at the colorful winter wonderland captured by Reuters photographer Mark Blinch.
Revelers parade through the French Quarter on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans despite rain to celebrate the last night of gluttonous celebration before the ritual fasting begins on the Christian holiday Ash Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin secured his parliament’s authority on Saturday to invade Ukraine after troops seized control of the Crimea peninsula and pro-Moscow demonstrators hoisted flags above government buildings in two eastern cities.
Papier mache pandas, created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, are seen displayed outside the Taipei City Hall, the aurora borealis is seen in the night sky over Cumbria in northwest England and more in today’s daily brief.
In villages nestled amid the jagged mountains where captured Mexican kingpin Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman was born, the drug trade that dominates the local economy is already breeding the next generation of smugglers and gunslingers. Guzman, arrested last weekend, started life in the village of La Tuna high in the sierra of Mexico’s northwestern state of Sinaloa. Marijuana and the poppies used for opium have been grown here for decades, fueling the rise of successive dynasties of famous drug lords.
Reuters photographer Daniel Becerril took a look inside some of the tunnels of drug kingpin Chapo, who was captured on Saturday in a raid just days after escaping from the clutches of Mexican troops through the tunnel and sewers.
While the official start of spring in the United States comes in late March every year, marked by some by the start of baseball season. But most MLB teams have been in camp for a couple weeks now, and spring training games officially started this week. Here’s a look at the preseason action so far.