Postcard

Library of Congress

Remembering America's First Female Architect

Louise Blanchard Bethune designed a number of important buildings around Buffalo.

Reuters

'We Don't Need the World Cup': Massive Protests Erupt Across Brazil

200,000 people took to the streets Monday to oppose political corruption and inferior public services.

Reuters

Hamburg's 'Unwanted' Humans, Caged and on Display

Single mothers, former criminals, homeless people and punks at a "human zoo."

Reuters

Occupy Greek TV: The Fight to Keep the Country's Only Public Station on the Air

Inside ERT, where workers continue to broadcast news even though they've been shut down by the government.

Reuters

Activists Protest Russia's New Anti-Gay Laws With Kisses

Opponents threw eggs, stinging nettles and urine at the protesters; at least 20 people were arrested.

Reuters

At Last, Sushi Served by Drones

A London fast food chain tests out its new robotic wait staff, to somewhat disastrous results.

Reuters

A Fascinating Peek Inside China's Booming Counterfeit Wine Market

Europe exported nearly $1 billion worth of wine to China last year. Counterfeiters are increasingly cashing in.

Reuters

Portraits of Desperation: Unemployed and Homeless in Greece

An unsettling peek at the human toll of Europe's economic crisis.

Helen Luo

Capturing the Stark Beauty of Rochester and Its Suburbs

"The overall atmosphere can change within walking distance."

Reuters

Venezuela's Still Suffering an Extreme Toilet Paper Shortage

"What do they expect us to use? Banana leaves?"

Reuters

A Short History of the World's First Retractable Stadium Roof

In 1989, Toronto unveiled the SkyDome to much pomp and circumstance.

Library of Congress

A Charming Look Back at the Opening of the 91-Year-Old Lincoln Memorial

"This memorial is less for Abraham Lincoln than for those of us today and for those who follow after."

Vicki Moon

Finding the Hidden Beauty in Liquor Stores and Cheap Motels

A photographer seeks out L.A.'s less glamorous side.

In the Amazon, Natives Fight to Stop Brazil's Next Big Dam

A group of local tribes halted construction on the Belo Monte Dam for the second time this month.

Reuters

Flags for the Fallen

The country prepares for Memorial Day.

Dramatic Photographs of Alaska's Erupting Volcano, as Seen From Space

Turns out, it's hard to get a good picture of an eruption, which makes these shots all the more remarkable.

Rueters

Tea Time in Syria

Arresting images of the ordinary amid devastating war.

Reuters

'Worse Than May 3, 1999'

What will Oklahoma's recovery cost?

Reuters

The Pain of China's Devastating Earthquake, 5 Years Later

The Sichuan earthquake killed more than 70,000 people, and an additional 18,000 are still listed as missing.