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Daily life: February 2016

A look at moments captured by photographers around the world in the month of February. Miniature cars cover the dashboard of taxi driver Roman Donoso as he navigates the streets of downtown Santiago, Chile, Feb. 22. Donoso said he has just 40 miniature cars inside his taxi, with hundreds more at home. (Esteban Felix/Associated Press)

Chinese opera in Thailand

In Bangkok’s Chinatown, festooned with red lanterns, opera companies perform mythical stories depicting battles and a search for love and justice, as celebrations that mark the Lunar New Year come to a close. Thailand is home to theShow More Summary

Elections in Uganda

Voting continued for a second day in Uganda amid riots and frustration during the presidential election. Forces briefly detained the main opposition candidate and protesters were beaten and attacked with tear gas and stun grenades. Ugandans...Show More Summary

Winter white

Across the globe, snow blankets the landscape, giving photographers a new perspective on their surroundings. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelA pedestrian crosses a road in Boston amid light traffic during a storm. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)

Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday 2016

Pre-Lenten Mardi Gras celebrations wrapped up yesterday before the marking of Ash Wednesday today. Historians say the tradition dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians retained vestiges of their pagan festival,...Show More Summary

Primary push in New Hampshire

All across New Hampshire, crowds are gathering to hear and see the Democratic and Republican candidates for president as they make their final stops before the first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday. The state is a whirlwind of activity...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, January 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the first winter storm to hit the region, NHL Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium, welcoming in the New Year, and the Patriots loss in the AFCShow More Summary

Zika virus spreading in Latin America

The Zika virus has spread rapidly across Latin America, transforming from a little-known, mild ailment to an international public health concern. The illness is transmitted through the Aedes aegypti mosquito and until recently was believed to only cause mild symptoms. Show More Summary

Flint water crisis

A state of emergency has been declared in Flint, Michigan due to the contamination of the city’s water supply. The public health crisis started when the water supply source was switched in 2014 from Lake Huron to the Flint River to save money until a new pipeline was completed. Show More Summary

Dakar Rally 2016

The 13-stage Dakar Rally is traveling through Argentina and Bolivia via motorcycle, quad bike, car, or truck over extreme terrain. Competitors and support crews come from around the world to challenge their mechanical, driving, and orienteering skills. Show More Summary

On death row in San Quentin

A rare look at life on death row at San Quentin State Prison in California. America’s most populous state, which has not carried out an execution in a decade, begins 2016 at a pivotal juncture, as legal developments hasten the marchShow More Summary

2015 Year in Pictures: Animals

A selection of images of some of the best animal photos of 2015 from photographers all around the world. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelCats crowd the harbor on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan, Feb. 25. An army of...Show More Summary

2015 Year in Pictures: Part II

Photographs from July - December on a range of topics from arouund the world. ( see Part I ) -- By Lloyd YoungPensioners try to get a number to enter inside a bank in Athens, on July 1. About 1,000 bank branches around the country were...Show More Summary

2015 Year in Pictures: Part I

Photographs from January -June on a range topics from around the world. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelA man holds a giant pencil as he takes part in a solidarity march in the streets of Paris after theCharlie Hebdo shootings, Jan. 11. (Stephane Mahe/Reuters)

A life unraveled

Heroin and other opioids have devastated Massachusetts families. Over the past year the Globe spent time with Raquel Rodriguez, a heroin addict from East Boston, as she struggled to get clean for her two young daughters. Raquel opened...Show More Summary

Santas everywhere

They come in all shapes and sizes, donning the iconic red suit and hat that symbolize modern-day Christmas. Some run races, scuba dive, direct traffic, ski, or even rock-climb to show off their holiday cheer. -- By Lloyd YoungA Lebanese woman wearing a Santa Claus costume sings during a Christmas event, in downtown Beirut on Dec. 19. (Hussein Malla/Associated Press)

Fostering a community

Nestled in the shadow of Mt Tom in Easthampton, Mass., the Treehouse Community was founded to support families that take in foster children in the hopes of stopping the bounce through the system. Among the townhomes that house families who are fostering or have adopted foster children are cottages that house senior residents. Show More Summary

Star Wars mania

The decade wait is over for “Star Wars” fans with the opening of the seventh film “The Force Awakens” this week. Some diehard movie fans camped out for over a week in Hollywood for the chance again to see droids, Imperial Stormtroopers, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, and Luke Skywalker. Show More Summary

Shadows and silhouettes

When light strips away the details, highlighting the environment and creating intriguing shapes and patterns, photographers create striking images of our world. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelA woman practices Tai-Chi in front of the Sforzesco Castle at the Sempione park in Milan, Italy, Nov. 12. (Luca Bruno/Associated Press)

The best Boston Globe photos of 2015

Staff photographers share the stories behind the year’s most powerful pictures, selected by the editors of the Globe Magazine and the Boston Globe photo department. September 7 / Skala Sikaminias, Greece — The Syrian refugee migration had reached a crisis, and the editors decided we should go to Europe. Show More Summary

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