Clouds of smog blanketed Harbin in China’s Heilongjiang province. According to reports, visibility was cut to 33 feet, underscoring the nation’s environmental challenges.
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“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week, photojournalists Lloyd Fox and Karl Merton Ferron photographed the Ravens as they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
A selection of our best images of Roma communities around the world. Greek police are investigating the identity of a four-year-old girl found living with a Roma couple in central Greece, on suspicion that the child may have been abducted from her parents. Text and photos courtesy of Reuters.
A plane crashed into the Mekong river in southern Laos on Wednesday, killing all 49 people on board. The ATR-72 turboprop plane, flying from the capital Vientiane, crashed five miles short of its destination Pakse, which is near the borders of both Thailand and Cambodia. Text and photos courtesy of Reuters.
I don’t travel much. Nor do I take many photos during vacation. I welcome a rest from lugging heavy photography equipment and second-guessing what pictures I shot during the day. But this trip was different. My sister and I were taking an Alaskan cruise with our aunt.
I enjoyed seeing a bit of Seattle. Who knew we would see goats on our way to get coffee.
The view from the ship was jaw-dropping beautiful. Mountains, clouds, water. I couldn’t put down my camera.
These are a few of the images from a visually inspiring trip. I’ve got to get out more.
Art collectors and tourists in New York got a bargain last weekend when British graffiti artist Banksy, whose work is expected to fetch upwards of $150,000 at an auction later this year, sold paintings at a pop-up stall in Central Park for $60. “Yesterday I set up a stall in the park selling 100 percent authentic original signed Banksy canvases. For $60 each,” the elusive artist said in a posting on his website on Monday. Text and images courtesy of Reuters.
Oct.17 Photo Brief: Life more normal for Somalians without al-Shabab, men (and women) in tights take the stage in English National Ballet and Granadan students in an epic food fight
Life more normal for Somalians without al-Shabab, men (and women) in tights take the stage in English National Ballet, Granadan students in an epic food fight and more in today’s daily brief.
Congress Wednesday night approved a bipartisan deal to reopen the government and extend the nation’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling into early next year, a measure that will send tens of thousands of federal employees in Maryland back to work.
An 18-foot oarfish was found off Catalina Island in California. Here’s a look at the oarfish and other big and/or odd-looking fish.
Oct. 16 Photo Brief: Crazy fashion in Singapore, battling Typhoon Wipha in Japan and the Pope catches one in the face
Wild designs went on display during Fashion week in Singapore, Typhoon Wipha made life difficult for pedestrians in Japan, a faithful tosses a scarf to the Pontiff which he catches with his face and more in today’s daily brief.