A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of flaming debris and killing all on board.
Award-winning photojournalist Mary F. Calvert has spent six years documenting the prevalence of rape in the military and the effects on victims. She began with a focus on female victims but more recently has examined the underreported incidence of sexual assaults on men and the lifelong trauma it can inflict.
Dozens of Iraqi Shiite militiamen and their supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday, smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area, prompting tear gas and sounds of gunfire, angered over deadly U.S. airstrikes targeting the Iran-backed militia. An Associated Press reporter at the scene saw flames rising from inside the compound and at least three U.S. soldiers on the roof of the main embassy building. It followed deadly U.S. airstrikes on Sunday that killed 25 fighters of the Iran-backed militia in Iraq, the Kataeb Hezbollah.
Bosnia’s notorious Vucjak camp may have closed down after an international outcry, but the plight of migrants stranded in the country while trying to reach Western Europe is far from over.
Photographer Mike Magers has always been more attracted to work that poses more questions than answers, and it was his aim for this book to deliver on that promise.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has marked the official start of the holiday season, introducing a cherished march of magic that has dazzled generations of fans. Every year, this family tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and about 50 million others around the world.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by the U.S.-based retail store chain Macy’s. The tradition started in 1924 and is the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States.
A collection of images — showing photos of modern-day mountain landscapes next to archive shots of the same scenes decades earlier — reveals the dramatic change.
At least 21 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana and the country's west and north on Tuesday, tearing down buildings and burying residents under rubble.
Here’s a look at some vintage Thanksgiving postcards, greeting cards and illustrations from the turn of the century to 1923. They don’t make them like that any more!
Sylvia. Dalila. Aminata. Céline. Julie. Their names are plastered on buildings and headlines across France, calling attention to their shared fate: Each was killed, allegedly by a current or former partner this year. More than 130 women have died from domestic violence this year alone in France, according to activists who track the deaths.
Revisiting the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, gunned down in a motorcade driving through Dallas on Nov. 22,1963.
Three anti-government protesters have been killed and 25 others injured amid ongoing clashes with Iraqi security forces near a strategic bridge in Baghdad.
Photographer Roman Robroek from the Netherlands snapped the images this summer in Băile Herculane, Romania. The spooky images show a once popular set of buildings in their now-decaying form after having been abandoned for hundreds of years.
Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. Anti-government protesters have barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University for days.
Four people were killed and six more wounded when “unknown suspects” sneaked into a backyard filled with people at a party in central California and fired into the crowd, police said.
Jane Goodall Statues for Equality is a global mission to balance gender representation in public statues and honor women’s contribution to society.
Two people were killed and several others were injured Thursday during a shooting at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita and the student gunman was in custody, authorities said.
A 24-year-old protester who identified herself as Kathy, poses for a portrait as a projector displays a photograph, previously taken during the unrest, over her at a protest in Hong Kong. An attempt last month to impose a city-wide mask ban only further inflamed the demonstrators, who now cover up in defiance. In smashing, spray-painting and shining lasers on surveillance cameras across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, the demonstrators say they are fighting back against an omniscient state security apparatus that already envelops mainland China.
Tourists and Venetians alike have donned high boots and taken to temporary raised walkways to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city.
The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 to stop East Germans fleeing to the West. At least 138 people were killed trying to escape to West Berlin, and many who were captured ended up in jail. (Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
Nov. 9, 2019, will mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which quickly led to the collapse of the communist East German government. Revolutions across other communist countries of the East bloc soon followed.
“The Senate impeachment trial will be a sham unless top administration officials testify.”
“The goal seems to be to turn the Senate trial into a second impeachment. ...This isn’t what the Founders intended.”
“A standard requiring proof of corrupt motive beyond a reasonable doubt is unworkable without witnesses.”
“Once the Democrats voted to impeach, they lost any chance of having federal courts order Trump’s staff to testify.”
“The public would be better served if any testimony provided by Bolton is conducted in the Democrat-controlled House.”