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Olympic celebrations

Olympic celebrations

Capturing the moments when olympic athletes celebrated a win or their performance at the PyeongChang games. Gold medallist Ted-Jan Bloemen of Canada celebrated on the podium after the men's
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
The best Boston Globe photos of 2017

The best Boston Globe photos of 2017

Globe photographers share the stories behind what went into making the year’s best photos, as selected by the editors of the Globe Magazine and photo department. August 19 / Boston -- I was assigned
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)
Globe staff photos of the month, December 2017

Globe staff photos of the month, December 2017

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: of frigid cold, Madison Park High School students walking out, First Night celebrations, high school Super Bowl
The year 2017 in pictures: Part II

The year 2017 in pictures: Part II

Photos from July to December on a range of topics from around the world. See -- Part I A demonstrator is taken into custody by US Capitol Police during a protest against the Republican health care
The year 2017 in pictures: Part I

The year 2017 in pictures: Part I

Photographs from January to June on a range of topics from around the world. -- See Part II President-elect Donald Trump waits to step out onto the portico for his Presidential Inauguration at the US
Yearning to breathe free

Yearning to breathe free

A year ago, eight Syrian families fled the violence of their homeland and immigrated to Greater Boston. They were among the last such refugees allowed into the United States as a result of the Trump
Colors of the season

Colors of the season

Cities and towns around the world celebrate holidays with festive decorations and traditions. Holiday lights reflect in the waters off Nubble Light, silhouetting photographer Michael Blanchette of
California fires roar again

California fires roar again

California is dealing with another round of disastrous wildfires, just two months after the Santa Rosa fires. A motorists on Highway 101 watches flames from the Thomas fire leap above the roadway
Globe staff photos of the month, November 2017

Globe staff photos of the month, November 2017

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: of Veterans Day, elections, thanksgiving day HS football, and Celtics winning streak. A Giant White turkey took
Autumn scenes

Autumn scenes

A look at fall around the world as winter and the holidays approach, and the colors and of this season disappear. A fallen leaf reflects in a puddle in a park in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany,