The photographers of Magnum Photos have been documenting events around the world for over 70 years. While on assignment and in between assignments, they have captured canines in photographs. Magnum has collected those photographs in the new book “Magnum Dogs,” published by Thames & Hudson.

(Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos)

The U.S.A. artistic swimming team trains in California for the Tokyo Olympics; President Biden and Vice President Harris share a maskless moment in the White House Rose Garden; Israel and Palestine see the worst violence between the two states since 2014; Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayers in Indonesia to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. See 11 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

Named Juliet, this blue-and-yellow macaw has visited an enclosed aviary every day for the past 20 years!

Israel dramatically escalated its assault on the Gaza Strip early Friday with a combined air and artillery barrage aimed at destroying Hamas’s tunnel system, marking the addition of ground forces for the first time in the five-day battle and tipping the conflict closer to all-out war.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

A Star Wars fan celebrates May the 4th in Los Angeles; the Kentucky Derby is run before the largest sporting event crowd since the start of the pandemic; Orioles pitcher John Means throws the team’s first no-hitter since 1969 in Seattle; a horse-drawn carriage carries the body of Andrew Brown Jr., killed by sheriff’s deputies in April, during his funeral in Elizabeth City, N.C. See 12 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

Although they arrive in huge numbers, cicadas will not hurt you.

Pfc. Sam Jaffe’s camera had a winding journey at the end of World War II. Decades later, the negatives turned up at a yard sale in the United States and then were auctioned off on eBay.

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

An overhead subway platform collapsed in Mexico City late Monday, sending metro cars plunging into the busy street below and killing at least 23 people, including children, according to Mexican officials.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

Mourners gather for an invitation-only funeral for Andrew Brown Jr., the 42-year-old Black man killed by police in Elizabeth City, N.C.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

People gather in Elizabeth City, N.C. to protest the the death of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man killed by Pasquotank County Sheriff Deputies in North Carolina. Brown’s family released an independent autopsy showing he was shot five times, including in the back of the head. The state’s autopsy has not been released yet.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

Hamas security force members display their rappelling skills during a police graduation ceremony in Gaza City; Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide is welcomed aboard the International Space Station after the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docked; President Biden delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress; people protest the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, N.C. See 12 of the week’s most interesting and gripping images from around the world, selected by Washington Post photo editors.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

At least 45 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a stampede broke out at a crowded Jewish festival in northern Israel on Thursday night, turning one of the first public celebrations in a country emerging from the coronavirus pandemic into a mass tragedy.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

Collins, who passed away April 28, was the command module pilot on the first human spaceflight to the moon.

President Biden’s first address to Congress was an invite-only affair and no guests were allowed. The restrictions for the event were due to covid-19 safety protocols, but had the added security benefit of a limited number of people inside the Capitol for the president’s first major indoor event since he took office just weeks after the Jan. 6 insurrection.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

On July 20, 1969, eight years after President John F. Kennedy pledged to land a man on the lunar surface and return him safely to Earth, astronaut Michael Collins sat alone in the command module floating 60 miles above what he later called the “withered, sun-seared peach pit” of the moon. While Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin took their giant leap for mankind, in Armstrong’s memorable phrase, Mr. Collins circled the moon alone, keeping the command module going and running through the 117-page list of contingencies he had prepared in the event anything went awry.

  • Washington Post Staff
  • ·

The caminanti are a group of Sicilian wanderers, continuers of an ancient tradition centered on the word and on the sale of balloons.

  • Arianna Todisco
  • ·
Load More