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Pictures in the News | August 3, 2015

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where more than 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the destructive Rocky fire exploded to 60,000 acres across three counties and consumed 50 structures, including 24 homes. 138 more words

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The Week in Pictures | July 27-Aug. 2, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.

This week, 6,500 competitors and 2,000 coaches from 165 countries gathered for an event as grand as their aspirations: the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. 334 more words

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Pictures in the News | July 31, 2015

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where the Special Olympics World Games: Los Angeles 2015 are winding down after a full week of competition. 109 more words

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Pictures in the News | July 30, 2015

Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Indian Ocean, where investigators, trying to determine what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 more than 16 months ago, said they were nearly certain that a 6-foot-long piece of a plane’s wing assembly was part of a Boeing 777 — and MH370 is the only such plane that is missing. 161 more words

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Pictures in the News | July 29, 2015

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Kazan, Russia, with the moon rising over the Kazan Kremlin and the Qol Sharif mosque.

Chincoteague, Va.: Wild ponies are herded into the Assateague Channel during the annual pony swim event from Assateague Island to Chincoteague. 101 more words

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Pictures in the News | July 28, 2015

Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the parents of  Nick Fagnano are joined by family and friends on the one-year anniversary of his death caused by lightning in Venice. 129 more words

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Pictures in the News | July 27, 2015

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles is underway as athletes took to the fields, pools and courts to officially start the games. … 107 more words

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