APTOPIX World Rush Hour Photo Gallery

On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and from work. Continue reading

APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest

Hong Kong students and activists have been camped out since late Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, demanding that Beijing grant democratic reforms to the former British colony. Continue reading

India Festival
Brazil Gay Pride Parade

Photos by Silvia Izquierdo

On Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, hundreds of people took part in Complexo de Alemao favela’s Gay Pride Parade, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The parade was a stand against discrimination and a demand for equal rights for the gay community. Continue reading

Richard Nixon

Today In History: On Sept. 26, 1960, the first U.S. televised debate was broadcasted between major party presidential candidates. Continue reading

APTOPIX Mideast Iran Coal Miners Toil Photo Essay

Photos by Ebrahim Noroozi

In the coal mines of northern Iran men with their faces smeared black push rusty metal carts down into the earth in grim scenes that seem to belong to another century. Continue reading

APTOPIX Peru Daily Life

For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: a child running through a brilliant red light fountain in Romania, an Indian man surrounded by a flurry of pigeons in Mumbai, and a kaleidoscope of twirling dancers in Texas.  Continue reading