An aerial view of destruction in Syria, Alpine cattle herding in Austria, Red Bull Flugtag Russia 2013 competition and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Visual coverage may depict injury and/or death.
Over 100 competitors compete in the Lumberjack World Championships, racers set out to achieve a Guinness World Record with The Sumo Run, election sees rise of a two-party system in Cambodia and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Visual coverage may depict injury and/or death.
Pope Francis made the first overseas trip of his papacy this week, heading to Brazil mainly to preside over the five-day celebration of World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro. While visiting a country rocked by protests that began last month, the first Latin American pontiff chastised the Brazilian government for not doing enough to help poor residents.
July 25 Photo Brief: A view of the Sun’s surface, military training for puppies, train crash in Spain
A view of the Sun’s surface via NASA, military training for puppies in Belarus, train crash in Spain said to be one of Europe’s worst rail disasters and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Some photos may depict injury and/or death.
July 16 Photo Brief: Badwater Ultramarathon, washing your hair in space, Pope Francis sand sculpture
The Badwater Ultramarathon at Death Valley National Park, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg washes her hair in space, a Pope Francis sand sculpture in Brazil and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Photos included may depict violence and/or injury.
Protests continue in Egypt, Brazil wins FIFA Confederations Cup, bird’s eye view of the Tour de France and more in today’s daily brief.
June 27 Photo Brief: The hot toys for Christmas, keeping vigil for Nelson Mandela and a zoo birthday bash
A toy store in Britain displays all the hot toys for Christmas 2013, well-wishers keep vigil outside the hospital where Nelson Mandel is being treated, the Singapore zoo holds a 40th birthday bash and more in today’s daily brief.
June 24 Photo Brief: Nik Wallenda’s high wire walk over Arizona gorge, missing red panda found, 2013 supermoon
Nik Wallenda completes tightrope walk over Arizona gorge, missing red panda at the National Zoo found, the 2013 supermoon and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Visual coverage of death and/or injury may be depicted.
The longest day of the year, smashing bottles releasing prayers to God, “Tropical Spring” protestors in Brazil, “Solstice in Times Square,” deadly flooding in India and more in today’s daily brief.