Private moments at public gatherings in New York and Washington.
In Tokyo, an artist creates sculpture with old toys, plastic and wire.
Striking images of Auroras.
The city is filled with art, if you know where to look.
Mind-blowing costumes, amazing music at the West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn.
Scenes from around the country.
Scenes from the desert art festival.
Pictures from the city as it weathered Hurricane Isaac.
A look at the Republican National Convention and the protesters outside.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu tells residents "the best part of wisdom is to prepare for the worst and to hope for the best."
The tropical storm left at least 19 people dead, causing flooding and mudslides.
Mass weddings, bears eating hearts, kissing contests and more.
The field first started in America as the purview of three very different types of thinkers.
Scenes from Aleppo, Syria.
Built in the 11th century, these rock stone monasteries are still in use today.
Worshippers packed mosques and partied outside to celebrate the end of Ramadan.
Photos of urban daredevils, the world over.
Two women tie the knot in the country's first same-sex Buddhist wedding.
As a candidate, Obama promised to bring this transformative program to 20 cities around the country. That didn't pan out, but is the president to blame?