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President Obama’s visit to Cuba

President Obama made a historic trip to Cuba this week as the first sitting US president to visit the Communist ruled island since Calvin Coolidge did in 1928. “My lifetime has spanned a time of isolation between us,” Obama said. “IShow More Summary

Attacks in Brussels

Explosions in the city’s airport and a metro station have killed at least 31 people and injured many others during coordinated attacks today. Injured women are seen in Brussels Airport in Brussels after explosions were heard on March 22. Show More Summary

Seeing green

Green is the theme this week in honor of St. Patrick’s Day that is celebrated in many cities around the world. Spring is right around the corner, bringing hopeful signs of landscapes tinted with the same hues. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelParticipants in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade perform and process through central London, Britain March 13. (Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Dallas Seavey won his fourth Iditarod race today, completing the 1,000-mile trek from Anchorage to Nome Alaska in a record 8 days, 11 hours, 20 minutes, and 16 seconds. This year’s race was marred with tragedy when a snowmobile driver was charged with intentionally running his machine into two sled dog teams, killing one dog and injuring others. Show More Summary

Walls (Defined)

wall (noun) 1. any of various permanent upright constructions having a length much greater than the thickness and presenting a continuous surface except where pierced by doors, windows, etc.: used for shelter, protection, or privacy, or to subdivide interior space, to support floors, roofs, or the like, to retain earth, to fence in an area, etc. Show More Summary

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day was created by the United Nations General Assembly to highlight the struggles and achievements of women globally and to advocate for women’s rights. Photographers documented events observing this day and interesting...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, February 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including politicians on the primary trial, marking Presidents’ Day, surfing in winter, and the Red Sox beginning spring training in Florida. -- By Lloyd...Show More Summary

Scott Kelly’s year in space

-- By Emily Fortier “Day 313. A thin blue line hints a new beginning with #sunrise. #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace.” (Scott Kelly/NASA)

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

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