Fifty years after the shooting of John F. Kennedy, photographer Brendan Smialowski recreates historical images with modern scenes.
The stars came out in New York City at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater when “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” made it’s debut in The Big Apple. The movie opens nation wide this weekend and is expected to be a smash hit.
In celebration of World Toilet Day decorated toilets are displayed on a sidewalk in San Francisco. This public display of this normally private fixture is an effort to raise awareness that millions of people around the world do not have access to clean and private toilets. The display is also an effort to bring attention to a project to convert retired MUNI buses into mobile showers for the homeless.
Rebuilding the Philippines after the typhoon, the opening ceremony of the Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival, a fire in Mumbai and more in today’s daily brief.
U.S. Army soldier Sgt. Matt Krumwiede was on patrol in Afghanistan in June of 2012 when he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED). The explosion tore away both his legs, damaged his left arm, and ripped open his abdominal cavity. The 22-year-old has since undergone around 40 surgeries and is learning to walk with prosthetic legs. He is keen to re-join the infantry as soon as his injuries allow.
A staple in most household Thanksgiving day plans, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is quickly approaching. Take a look at a few of our favorite photos from holiday’s past and the preparation for this year’s parade.
The A-10 Thunderbolt II, a snub-nosed ground-attack plane that the Maryland Air National Guard has flown in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the latest aircraft to find its way onto the Pentagon’s endangered weapons list. Here are photos of the A-10 taken by military, staff and wire photographers throughout the years.
Nov. 20 Photo Brief: Pope greets his general audience at the Vatican and an aerial view of Beijing, Bulgaria rallies, car bombs in Baghdad
UN health agency campaigns to immunize against polio, measles, mumps and rubella, Bulgarian public sector workers rallied in Sofia demanding more government measures to ease poverty and more in today’s daily brief.