Pictures of the year: Technology
A humanoid robot named "Yangyang" shows a facial expression during its demonstration at the Global Mobile Intemore
Drones fly in synchronization above attending conference-goers as they dine outside along the ocean during themore
A robot in the Robotic Kitchen prototype created by Moley Robotics cooks a crab soup at the company's booth atmore
Brianna Lempesis, from San Diego, appears on a video screen on her "Beam" robot, while waiting in line to purcmore
The shock wave of a T-38C supersonic jet flying over the Mojave Desert in California is seen in an undated NASmore
Artist Neil Harbisson, who has an antenna permanently attached to his skull, speaks during the Riga Comm 2014 more
A tower of Abengoa solar plant at "Solucar" solar park is pictured in Sanlucar la Mayor, near Seville, southermore
A prototype of Google's own self-driving vehicle is seen during a media preview of Google's current autonomousmore
Jan Stumpf of Ascending Technologies controls an Intel AscTec Firefly drone during a flight demonstration at tmore
The Solar Impulse 2 is seen taking off at the Mandalay international airport, Myanmar March 30, 2015. The Swismore
Guests use Gear VR virtual reality headsets, made by Oculus and Samsung Electronics, during a preview session more
A 500-metre (1,640-ft.) aperture spherical telescope is seen under construction among the mountains in Pingtanmore
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson interacts with Pepper, a social humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran for Smore
A Honda Motor employee demonstrates the company's new Walking Assist Device, which helps those with weakened lmore
Jacob and Ester Fu jump in the Nikon 360 Degree Project during the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Shomore
A man shakes hands with a robotic prosthetic hand in the Intel booth at the International Consumer Electronicsmore
French engineer and professional violinist Laurent Bernadac plays the "3Dvarius", a 3D printed violin made of more
A student (L) and an instructor look at a computer as they demonstrate using a headset to control robots with more
The Jet Propulsion Lab team's RoboSimian robot turns on a valve at a simulated disaster-response course duringmore
The unmanned SpaceX Crew Dragon lifts off from launch pad 40 during a Pad Abort Test at the Cape Canaveral Airmore
Canada welcomes refugees
The first plane load of Syrian refugees arrived in Toronto on a military aircraft.
Nobel Prize ceremony
This year's Nobel Prize laureates are honored with a royal ceremony and lavish banquet.
Dubai from above
The United Arab Emirates' most populous city as seen from the air.
Kids code with Tim Cook
Apple's CEO lends a hand to students learning to write computer code in New York.
Bucha marks anniversary of liberation from 33 days of Russian occupation
People attended a vigil on Friday in the town near Kyiv where Ukraine accuses Russian troops of carrying out atrocities.
Prayer and fast during the holy month of Ramadan
Scenes around the world as Muslims observe Ramadan.
Pictures of the month: March
A selection of some of our top photos from the past month.
Defining photos from the Trump presidency
A look back at some defining images from the presidency of Donald Trump as he is indicted in a historic U.S. first.
In pictures: 400 days of war in Ukraine
Images from 400 days of fighting in Ukraine after Russia launched an all-out invasion by land, air and sea, the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two.
Blizzards, floods and landslides: California's surreal winter weather in photos
Twelve atmospheric rivers have pounded California since late December, inundating parts of the drought-stricken state with raging floods and gusty blizzards.
Battle for Bakhmut: Scenes from the frontlines
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.
A town destroyed: Scenes from Rolling Fork, Mississippi
The impoverished small town of 1,900 in western Mississippi was clobbered by a ferocious tornado on Friday night, destroying many of the community's 400 homes.
On the streets of France as protesters clash with police over pension reform
The actions are part of a nationwide movement against pension system changes championed by President Emmanuel Macron that include increasing the retirement age by two years to 64.