The Big Picture

Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The activity of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has become destructive since early May, burning dozens of homes and forcing residents to flee. Many fissures have opened, spewing lava into
Raising Connor

Raising Connor

He is easy to love, affectionate, and friendly. He is moody and unpredictable. Vulnerable, sweet, devoted to family. Impulsive, strong, and overflowing with emotion. Dreaming of home, always. Never
Globe staff photos of the month, April 2018

Globe staff photos of the month, April 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a funeral for a fallen police officer, the Boston Marathon, a new home for a lost dog, opening day at Fenway Park, and
Spring blossoms

Spring blossoms

To commemorate Earth Day on April 22, a look at transforming landscapes around the world bursting with color as warm weather approaches. Cherry blossoms bloom on a hillside near Mount Yoshino on
2018 Boston Marathon

2018 Boston Marathon

Thousands of runners compete under miserable weather conditions during the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon. Runners cross a drenched finish line at the Boston Marathon. (John Tlumacki/Globe
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

A look at some of the pivotal moments in the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as we mark the 50th anniversary of the tragic end of his life on April 4, 1968. The Rev. Martin Luther
Globe staff photos of the month, March 2018

Globe staff photos of the month, March 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: multiple nor’easters, St. Patrick’s Day, protesting gun violence, hockey and basketball state high school
2018 Paralympic Winter Games

2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Scenes from the Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea taking place March 9-18. 670 athletes with disabilities from around the world compete in 80 events in six different sports. Australia’s
Back to back nor’easter storms slam Massachusetts

Back to back nor’easter storms slam Massachusetts

Two nor’easter storms in the past week have brought snow, power outages and flooding to towns across Massachusetts. A woman with a child in her arms was rescued from the rising waters in the Houghs
Globe staff photos of the month, February 2018

Globe staff photos of the month, February 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: record temperatures, bringing dental care to Jamaica, retiring Paul Pierce’s Celtic number, a Super Bowl loss, and the
Olympic celebrations

Olympic celebrations

Capturing the moments when olympic athletes celebrated a win or their performance at the PyeongChang games. Jessica Diggins, left, of the United States, crossed the finish line just past Stina
142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show returned to New York City this week, with nearly 3,000 canines competing for the top prize of “Best in Show.” Best in Show winner Flynn, a Bichon Frise,
South Korea Olympic Games opening ceremony

South Korea Olympic Games opening ceremony

The Olympic torch was finally lit, its flames licking the cold South Korea sky, a fitting and beautiful end to one of the greatest nights of pageantry the sports world has to offer. Fireworks erupted
In rural Jamaica, dentists tend to the poor

In rural Jamaica, dentists tend to the poor

Over five challenging days, 18 students and faculty from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine set up shop in crossroads towns in Jamaica bringing relief and education to thousands who
Super Bowl LII: Patriots vs. Eagles

Super Bowl LII: Patriots vs. Eagles

The New England Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII. The Eagles win the Lombardi Trophy for the first time. On the final play of the game, Danny Amendola dove for the ball, but
40th anniversary of the Blizzard of ‘78

40th anniversary of the Blizzard of ‘78

The Blizzard of ‘78 is a storm that will be remembered. The blizzard reached Massachusetts on Feb. 6, 1978, and the snow did not stop falling for 32 hours. When it was over, 73 lives were lost and
Globe staff photos of the month, January 2018

Globe staff photos of the month, January 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: winter storms, a blue supermoon eclipse, Muslim Lobby Day at the Massachusetts State House, a dairy farm in Shelburne,
Patriots win AFC Championship

Patriots win AFC Championship

Patriots beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and are headed to the Super Bowl once again. Chris Hogan and Danny Amendola celebrated Amendola’s touchdown in the fourth quarter as the Patriots took the
Powerful winter storm hits Mass.

Powerful winter storm hits Mass.

Kathleen O’Day shovels out her car for a second time in South Boston on Jan. 5. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
Animals up-close

Animals up-close

Photographers allow us to get up-close and personal with animals all around the world. A rhino baby, not named yet, walks outside for the first time with her mother Naima at Blijdorp Zoo in