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Shooting at Charleston church

Nine people were killed Wednesday night when authorities say Dylan Storm Roof, 21, fired upon a prayer meeting inside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Roof was captured on Thursday after an intense manhunt. -- By Leanne Burden...Show More Summary

Children of the Moon

Alabaster-skinned people born on a sun-scorched group of islands off Panama’s Caribbean coast are venerated as “Children of the Moon”. Albinos make up between 5 and 10 percent of the roughly 80,000 indigenous Gunas who live on the mainland of the Guna Yala region and its islands. Show More Summary

Commencement ceremonies 2015

It’s the time of the year for many to commemorate their achievements and to mark moving on to the next step in their lives. Around the world, commencements big and small were photographed depicting the proud graduates and supporters. -- By...Show More Summary

Women’s World Cup 2015

The Women’s World Cup is underway across Canada with 24 nations vying to make the title game on July 5. The finalists from 2011, Japan and the United States, both won in their opening round games. -- By Lloyd YoungEngland's defenderShow More Summary

Volcanic activity 2015

A look at volcanoes around the world that have been threatening in the past few months. From Japan to Chile, eruptions occured in dramatic fashion, forcing many evacuations. -- By Leanne Burden SeidelThe Villarrica Volcano is seen partially covered by clouds at Pucon, Chile, May 18. (Cristobal Saavedra/Reuters)

Fruits of Wrath

Fruit pickers in the Baja California peninsula of Mexico, railing against a life of grinding poverty, have blocked roads, staged marches and held meetings with lawmakers since March as frustration over working conditions boiled over....Show More Summary

Chinese cruise liner’s sinking

The recovery effort continued today for victims of the cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River in China earlier this week during a storm. Officials have said some 420 people remain missing from the cruise liner, which was on an...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, May 2015

Here’s a look at just some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the annual Duckling Day Parade, North Atlantic right whales feeding in the waters off Duxbury Beach, college commencements, and the Boston...Show More Summary

Daily Life: May 2015

For daily life photos in May, a look at how photographers use the many textures of life to make compelling images. Light, colors and repetition of forms often create patterns that are perfectly captured in a still image. Capturing moments...Show More Summary

Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas. Houston received more than 10 inches of rain overnight, which closed highways, shut schools, and suspended public transportation....Show More Summary

Oil spill in California

A section of pipeline off Refugio State Beach in California ruptured on Tuesday, spilling about 105,000 gallons of crude oil. Nine miles of the scenic coast are affected and the governor declared a state of emergency. Crews have been...Show More Summary

Cities in the clouds

Here is a selection of images the Reuters news agency pulled from its files showing cities shrouded in weather that make them appear to be living among the clouds. -- By Lloyd YoungHeavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina, United Arab Emirates, on Nov. 21, 2007. (Steve Crisp/Reuters)

Turmoil in Burundi

Since Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he was seeking a third term, protests and violence erupted. The political crisis brought on last week’s attempted coup, and has forced many to flee the country to seek refuge. -- By...Show More Summary

Living with creatures

Photographers have documented the relationships between humans and animals in countless ways. Some photos depict how animals depend on us and others show how we rely on animals. The ways in which we share this world and interact with...Show More Summary

Amtrak derailment

Authorities continue to investigate the scene of a fatal train derailment on a route between Washington and New York last night. The death toll stood at seven Wednesday afternoon with more than 200 injured from the accident that occurred...Show More Summary

Tornadoes rip through US

Strong spring storms producing multiple tornadoes and flooding have hit the United States over the last week. In Texas, a twister struck the town of Van last night damaging 30 percent of the community and killing two, according to authorities. -- By...Show More Summary

Venice Biennale 2015

The prestigious Venice Biennale kicks off this weekend, exhibiting contemporary artists from 89 countries around the world for the 56th year. The city of Venice will be buzzing with art aficionados and enthusiasts viewing throughoutShow More Summary

Berlin battleground- 70 years later

Some 70 years after the Battle for Berlin, instrumental in the end of World War II, Reuters photographer Fabrizio Bensch unearthed pictures by Red Army photographer Georgiy Samsonov, showing his portrayal of a city laid siege. Bensch...Show More Summary

Globe photos of the month, April 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including celebrating Easter, the Boston Marathon, and opening day at Fenway Park. -- By Lloyd YoungPeople attended an Easter sunrise service at the Old Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

Unrest in Baltimore

Violence filled the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered while in police custody. The National Guard was activated and a curfew was imposed for the following days. Citizens...Show More Summary

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