Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, and the outlying city of Giza are known as hubs of vibrant Egyptian culture. Today, we feature a selection of images from the Associated Press photo archive of both cities through the years. Continue reading

Washington Assistant Chief of Bureau David Ake edits during the Super Bowl blackout, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at the Superdome in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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The Associated Press has covered every Super Bowl since the first in 1967. Here’s a look at AP photographers and technicians at work covering football’s biggest contest through the years. As recently as the early 1990s, photographers were still “souping” film in makeshift darkrooms at the stadium. Transmitting a…

APTOPIX Winter Weather

Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area. Continue reading


On January 28, 1986, the American Space Shuttle Challenger launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida on its 10th mission. Continue reading