Our top photos from the month of May
A selection of some of our top photos of the month.
Peeking into North Korea: Glimpses of daily life from across the border
Images of the reclusive nation taken from across the border.
Freddie Mercury, Paul Newman items up for auction
Items owned by Freddie Mercury, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward on display in New York ahead of auction.
Safety in the subway: Life inside Kyiv's citywide bomb shelter
Residents seek safety inside a Kyiv metro station as Russia fires a barrage of missiles and drones across the country.
Along the brutal front lines of Bakhmut
Bakhmut, a small eastern city that has for months been the target of a Russian offensive, has seen intense fighting and destruction in what has become the longest, bloodiest battle of the war.
Deadly protests rock Senegal as opposition leader sentenced to jail
Police and protestors clashed in Senegal's capital Dakar as unrest picked up again one day after a jail sentence for opposition politician Ousmane Sonko.
Word whizzes at the Scripps Spelling Bee
Dev Shah, a 14-year-old boy from Largo, Florida, won the 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, nailing the word "psammophile," meaning an organism that thrives in sandy soils, in the 15th round of the contest's finals.
Photos of the week
A selection of some of our top photos from the past week.
Our oddest photos of the week
Odd and unusual images from around the world this week.