year in photos

2014 was a year of momentous global developments. Old borders were erased and new conflicts erupted. Established leaders
Welcome to our special edition of "Moving Image," a roundup of the best photos from around the world this year. The following
During a time when "twerking" eclipsed coverage of the war in Syria, and our government literally stopped working over the Affordable Care Act, we wanted to tap into the power of photographs to tell the stories and illustrate both the important and the absurd.
This year, we lost everyone from Hollywood greats to political giants. Ahead, we say goodbye to those who left a cultural
Sharks on sharks, the human-faced dog, a chicken-faced church — we could go on, and we will. Ahead, we bring you some of
A major city went bankrupt, the government stopped working, and the NSA was spying on everyone. On the bright side, gay marriage
Who would have thought a Canadian politician, what a fox might say, and a croissant-donut hybrid would occupy our cultural
As we look back at the major events of 2013, the theme of conflict occurs again and again. Though the world avoided U.S. military
This year, the arts world saw hundreds of gallons of rain fall without touching those beneath it, while a few drops of acid
Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information
2013 was a year of impossibilities come true — from a 64-year-old’s swim to Florida from Cuba to a football win fought out
In 2013, the world continued to see the most heat radiating out of the Middle East. Iraq experienced its deadliest wave of
Each of these photos -- some straight from the newswire, some bobbing to the surface via social media -- represent a deeper kernel of disclosure, novelty or poignancy about the year's top stories.
Huffington's year-end double issue presents the biggest news of the 2013, all through the prism of photography. It covers
There are photos that communicate more than words ever could -- from the image of a single Greek protester staring down a battalion of riot police to the sheer power of nature that ravaged entire neighborhoods during Hurricane Sandy.
Record-breaking heat waves and droughts, tornados that barreled through the Midwest and the most devastation weather event