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Winter is coming

A look at wintry weather across the globe ahead of the start of the season that is fast approaching. Snow falls around the Space Needle, Dec. 8, in Seattle. A wintry mix of snow, ice and rain showered the area. (Grant Hindsley/ via AP)

Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary

Thousands gathered in Hawaii today, 75 years after the attack that drew the United States into World War II. The Japanese air and naval strike on Pearl Harbor claimed more than 2,300 servicemen; destroyed over 160 aircraft; and beached, damaged or destroyed more than 20 ships. Show More Summary

Fidel Castro: polarizing icon

People mourned and celebrated the death of the controversial and revolutionary leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro. Portraits of Castro appeared everywhere this week: in Cuban homes and streets, and in the hands of people around the world. A man shows his poster of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in his home in Havana on Nov. Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, November 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including the presidential election, pipeline protests at Standing Rock, N.D., and Thanksgiving Day football games. -- By Lloyd YoungProtestors at the Massachusetts State House took part in a National Day of Action Fight for a $15-an-hour minimum wage. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)

Art for the public

A look at how artists around the world are transforming shared spaces. Photographers captured recent exhibitions and permanent works on display in various locations for all to experience. People are seen on giant fried eggs art installation as part of “Hecho en Casa” (Made at home) urban artwork festival in downtown Santiago, Chile, Nov. 8. (Pablo Sanhueza/Reuters)

Training Afghanistan’s women soldiers

Kabul’s military training academy is churning out classes of enthusiastic women to serve in Afghanistan’s army, but the realities of rising violence and a conservative society make the future for the young recruits far from certain.Show More Summary

Signs of reaction

Emotions run high after the presidential election, as Americans and the world react to the outcome. Protests have erupted throughout the country, as the nation becomes increasingly divided in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory. -- By...Show More Summary

Election Day 2016

Americans head to the polls today across the nation to select the next president, other politcal seats, and a number of ballot questions. A voter is greeted at the door of their polling station early on Nov. 8 Tempe, Ariz. (Matt York/Associated Press)

Spain’s “Pueblos Blancos”

Dazzling clusters of cube-shaped houses perched on top of Andalusia’s olive tree-studded mountains, the “Pueblos Blancos”, or white villages, are named for the lime wash the buildings are painted with to keep the interiors cool. TheShow More Summary

Globe photos of the month, October 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including Halloween, fall color, life in the Theater District, and the end of the David Ortiz era. -- By Lloyd YoungElizabeth Kirkpatrick took her 3-month old daughter Catherine,with her during early voting at Town Hall in Cohasset. Show More Summary

Autumn brilliance

Photographers around the world capture colorful scenes of fall. Foliage transforms our landscapes into a sea of vibrant hues, as the seasonal light sets it aglow. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelTrees show their full colors, as a woman passes along the calm water of Reservoir Park in Brookline. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

Traveling back in time on the Mattapan trolley

The trolleys that rolled out of Worcester’s Pullman-Standard factory in 1944 and 1945 are still rolling, seven decades later, along Boston’s most scenic commute. Traveling from Ashmont Station in Dorchester to Mattapan, they cross through Milton woods frequented by deer, coyotes, and all manner of birds. Show More Summary

The battle to recapture Mosul

Iraqi and Kurdish forces have begun a military offensive to take back the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul. Leaders say liberating this city will be difficult and could take months. More than a million civilians are thought to be trapped...Show More Summary

Boston’s Theatre District

Photographer Craig F. Walker spent time documenting the scene in Boston’s lively Theatre District. At the edge of diverse neighborhoods, the area is full of art, entertainment, and history. Many walks of life cross paths on the streets that are home to a bustling nightlife. Keith Clark of Boston smokes a cigar outside L.J.Peretti Co. Show More Summary

Farm to table meals

The fruits and veggies served to the homeless residents of Boston’s Pine Street Inn are usually grocery store cast-offs. But the Cambridge nonprofit Food For Free is now growing produce at a Lincoln farm specifically for the Pine Street...Show More Summary

Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm in nearly a decade, left a path of destruction over the Caribbean and is gaining strength as it heads towards southern US. Eleven deaths have been blamed on the hurricane, and it is...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, September 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including Boston Light turning 300yrs old, remembering the September 11th attacks, Allston Christmas, and the start of the Patriots regular season. -- By...Show More Summary

Big Papi

Red Sox slugger David Oritz closes out his regular season career this weekend at Fenway Park. Here’s a look back at some highlights from his 14-year career with the Red Sox. -- By Bill GreeneDavid Ortiz holds up a championship belt during a rolling rally on Boylston Street while celebrating a World Series victory in 2013. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff)

Oktoberfest 2016

The taps are open at the world’s biggest beer festival in Germany that runs until Oct. 3. The event dates to 1810, when Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese and the people of Munich were invited to attend the festivities. Lager...Show More Summary

South Africa motorbike racing

Not far from the refurbished F1 race track of Kyalami in Johannesburg, South Africa is a small, virtually dirt race track that attracts only the brave and rare ‘petrol heads’ on some Sundays to race against each other in the hot sun for bragging rights and a trophy. Show More Summary

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