Camera Works

Photos
Former senator Ted Stevens, one of the most powerful congressmen of his generation, is believed to have been on an airplane that crashed in a remote part of southwest Alaska.
 
Images from around the world, including the International Puppet Festival in Israel, a suicide bombing in Kabul and demonstrations in Mexico City.
PHOTOS


Images from around the world, including the International Puppet Festival in Israel, a suicide bombing in Kabul and demonstrations in Mexico City.
 
Victoria's Secret models drop by "Fox & Friends" in New York City while the British premiere of the film "The Expendables" featured appearances by stars Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren and Jason Statham.
PHOTOS


Victoria's Secret models drop by "Fox & Friends" in New York City while the British premiere of the film "The Expendables" featured appearances by stars Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren and Jason Statham.
 
 
Former senator Ted Stevens of Alaska is the latest in a sad fraternity to perish while traveling by air.
PHOTOS


Former senator Ted Stevens of Alaska is the latest in a sad fraternity to perish while traveling by air.
 
With temperatures in the upper 90s at Redskins Park, Coach Mike Shanahan prepares his team for Friday's preseason opener against Buffalo.
PHOTOS


With temperatures in the upper 90s at Redskins Park, Coach Mike Shanahan prepares his team for Friday's preseason opener against Buffalo.
 
Wyclef Jean and Levi Johnston are just the most recent additions to a roster of politicians familiar with the limelight. Take a look at Hollywood's presence in politics through the years.
PHOTOS


Wyclef Jean and Levi Johnston are just the most recent additions to a roster of politicians familiar with the limelight. Take a look at Hollywood's presence in politics through the years.
 
At least 1,500 are dead after monsoon rains bloated rivers, submerged villages and triggered landslides in Pakistan.
PHOTOS


At least 1,500 are dead after monsoon rains bloated rivers, submerged villages and triggered landslides in Pakistan.
 
As a heat wave pushes temperatures to unbearable levels, Russia struggles to deal with hundreds of devastating forest fires.
PHOTOS


As a heat wave pushes temperatures to unbearable levels, Russia struggles to deal with hundreds of devastating forest fires.
 
Rubble-strewn floodwaters tear through a remote corner of northwestern China.
PHOTOS


Rubble-strewn floodwaters tear through a remote corner of northwestern China.
 
Levi Johnston, the former fiancé of Bristol Palin, plans to run for city office in Wasilla, the same small Alaska town where Sarah Palin made her start in politics.
PHOTOS


Levi Johnston, the former fiancé of Bristol Palin, plans to run for city office in Wasilla, the same small Alaska town where Sarah Palin made her start in politics.
 
Captains Judy and Tom Bixler man the "Talbot" ferry between Oxford and Bellevue, Md., transporting families, friends and bikers across the Chesapeake.
PHOTOS


Captains Judy and Tom Bixler man the "Talbot" ferry between Oxford and Bellevue, Md., transporting families, friends and bikers across the Chesapeake.
 
The U.S. Military Academy Class of 2014 makes the annual 12-mile "march back" to campus from summer training.
PHOTOS


The U.S. Military Academy Class of 2014 makes the annual 12-mile "march back" to campus from summer training.
 
Patricia Neal, the husky-voiced actress who won an Academy Award for 1963's "Hud" and then survived several strokes to continue acting, died Sunday after a battle with lung cancer.
PHOTOS


Patricia Neal, the husky-voiced actress who won an Academy Award for 1963's "Hud" and then survived several strokes to continue acting, died Sunday after a battle with lung cancer.
 
At the LEGO convention in Chantilly, Va., the nation's largest, devotees from around the country come together to share their colorful constructions.
PHOTOS


At the LEGO convention in Chantilly, Va., the nation's largest, devotees from around the country come together to share their colorful constructions.
 
For his 49th birthday, President Barack Obama treated himself to a game of hoops with a team of NBA all-stars. Take a look back at Obama's long love affair with basketball.
PHOTOS


For his 49th birthday, President Barack Obama treated himself to a game of hoops with a team of NBA all-stars. Take a look back at Obama's long love affair with basketball.
 
After a Sunday off, the Redskins get back to work in preparation for Friday's exhibition opener against Buffalo.
PHOTOS


After a Sunday off, the Redskins get back to work in preparation for Friday's exhibition opener against Buffalo.
 
In its second presidential election since the 1994 genocide, Rwanda is expected to re-elect President Paul Kagame, who faces accusations of political repression.
PHOTOS


In its second presidential election since the 1994 genocide, Rwanda is expected to re-elect President Paul Kagame, who faces accusations of political repression.
 
Bloodsuckers struck another vein at the Teen Choice Awards. The ceremony, taped Sunday, is scheduled to air Monday at 8 p.m. EDT on Fox.
PHOTOS


Bloodsuckers struck another vein at the Teen Choice Awards. The ceremony, taped Sunday, is scheduled to air Monday at 8 p.m. EDT on Fox.
 
Once little-known, Maryland GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Murphy is riding the tide of Sarah Palin's endorsement.
PHOTOS


Once little-known, Maryland GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Murphy is riding the tide of Sarah Palin's endorsement.
 
Young doctor is a test case for the administration¿s goal to bring primary care doctors to underserved areas -- and keep them there.
PHOTOS


Young doctor is a test case for the administration¿s goal to bring primary care doctors to underserved areas -- and keep them there.
 
Redskins fans flocked to Canton, Ohio, to see former Hog Russ Grimm inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
PHOTOS


Redskins fans flocked to Canton, Ohio, to see former Hog Russ Grimm inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
 
Albert Haynesworth joins his defensive mates on the practice field for the first time after passing his conditioning test 10 days after the start of training camp.
PHOTOS


Albert Haynesworth joins his defensive mates on the practice field for the first time after passing his conditioning test 10 days after the start of training camp.
 
Two women and two children were found dead in filthy and deplorable living conditions above the garage of a Lanham home early Friday morning.
PHOTOS


Two women and two children were found dead in filthy and deplorable living conditions above the garage of a Lanham home early Friday morning.
 
The Redskins practice on Day 9 of training camp at Redskins Park.
PHOTOS


The Redskins practice on Day 9 of training camp at Redskins Park.
 
No matter where in the world she goes, Michelle Obama is sure to look good.
PHOTOS


No matter where in the world she goes, Michelle Obama is sure to look good.
 
Presidents are closely monitored, and that includes their hair. Few presidents leave the White House with as few gray hairs as when they went in.  As President Obama celebrates his 49th birthday, we take a look at the changes in past presidential manes.
PHOTOS


Presidents are closely monitored, and that includes their hair. Few presidents leave the White House with as few gray hairs as when they went in. As President Obama celebrates his 49th birthday, we take a look at the changes in past presidential manes.
 
Christina Romer's resignation makes her the latest in President Obama's inner circle to depart a top post.


Christina Romer's resignation makes her the latest in President Obama's inner circle to depart a top post.
 
Following rain that delays play by four hours, the last seeded Americans--Andy Roddick, John Isner and Mardy Fish--are all eliminated in the Legg Mason's round of 16.
PHOTOS


Following rain that delays play by four hours, the last seeded Americans--Andy Roddick, John Isner and Mardy Fish--are all eliminated in the Legg Mason's round of 16.
 
Newly released images from Life.com on the devastation from the world's first atomic attack.
PHOTOS


Newly released images from Life.com on the devastation from the world's first atomic attack.
 
Representatives from 74 countries attend an event marking the anniversary of the 1945 Hiroshima bombing, with a U.S. delegation in attendance for the first time.
PHOTOS


Representatives from 74 countries attend an event marking the anniversary of the 1945 Hiroshima bombing, with a U.S. delegation in attendance for the first time.
 
"Word, Shout and Song" opens at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum on Aug. 9. The exhibit displays the work of linguist and scholar Lorenzo Dow Turner, who discovered that the people of the Gullah/Geechee communities in South Carolina and Georgia spoke a distinctive language.
PHOTOS


"Word, Shout and Song" opens at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum on Aug. 9. The exhibit displays the work of linguist and scholar Lorenzo Dow Turner, who discovered that the people of the Gullah/Geechee communities in South Carolina and Georgia spoke a distinctive language.
 
Family and friends mourned the Jones family -- Leisa, 30, and her children Brittney, 10, Melonie, 7, C.J., 14, and Jermaine, 2 -- at a funeral Thursday in Northwest Washington.
PHOTOS


Family and friends mourned the Jones family -- Leisa, 30, and her children Brittney, 10, Melonie, 7, C.J., 14, and Jermaine, 2 -- at a funeral Thursday in Northwest Washington.
 
On the eighth day of training camp, the Redskins run through drills.
PHOTOS


On the eighth day of training camp, the Redskins run through drills.
 
Dan Steinhilber's brand of installation art incorporates common items in uncommon ways, immersing visitors' senses and sometimes bodies into the action.
PHOTOS


Dan Steinhilber's brand of installation art incorporates common items in uncommon ways, immersing visitors' senses and sometimes bodies into the action.
 
Robert Duvall has crafted one of the most enduring careers in Hollywood, moving easily between character actor and leading man in some of the most iconic films of the late 20th century. Often playing quiet loners or explosive military men, Duvall vows that he¿ll continue to make movies "until they wipe the drool off my chin. Like Michael Caine said, you don't retire from this business, the business retires you."
PHOTOS


Robert Duvall has crafted one of the most enduring careers in Hollywood, moving easily between character actor and leading man in some of the most iconic films of the late 20th century. Often playing quiet loners or explosive military men, Duvall vows that he¿ll continue to make movies "until they wipe the drool off my chin. Like Michael Caine said, you don't retire from this business, the business retires you."
 
Caroline Giuliani, daughter of former New York mayor and presidential candidate Rudolph W. Giuliani (R), is just the latest child of a politician to have a run-in with the legal system. Here are some others.
PHOTOS


Caroline Giuliani, daughter of former New York mayor and presidential candidate Rudolph W. Giuliani (R), is just the latest child of a politician to have a run-in with the legal system. Here are some others.
 
Russ Grimm, the legendary Redskins offensive lineman who led the "Hogs" of the 80's and early 90's, takes his place among the NFL's greats.
PHOTOS


Russ Grimm, the legendary Redskins offensive lineman who led the "Hogs" of the 80's and early 90's, takes his place among the NFL's greats.
 
Schools respond to rising childhood obesity rates with a new focus on kids' fitness and physical education.
PHOTOS


Schools respond to rising childhood obesity rates with a new focus on kids' fitness and physical education.
 
Naomi Campbell testified before the war crimes tribunal in Leidschendam, Netherlands Thursday, confirming that she had received some "dirty-looking stones" after a dinner with former Liberian ruler Charles Taylor but stopping short of saying they were diamonds or that she was given the gift by Taylor himself.
PHOTOS


Naomi Campbell testified before the war crimes tribunal in Leidschendam, Netherlands Thursday, confirming that she had received some "dirty-looking stones" after a dinner with former Liberian ruler Charles Taylor but stopping short of saying they were diamonds or that she was given the gift by Taylor himself.
 
Students at D.C.'s Imagine Southeast Public Charter School are part of a new -- and debated -- national experiment in public schools: single-sex education.
PHOTOS


Students at D.C.'s Imagine Southeast Public Charter School are part of a new -- and debated -- national experiment in public schools: single-sex education.
 
A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional right to equal protection, the first step in a legal struggle that is widely expected to end at the Supreme Court.
PHOTOS


A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional right to equal protection, the first step in a legal struggle that is widely expected to end at the Supreme Court.
 
Michelle Obama and her 9-year-old daughter Sasha are visiting the Costa del Sol in Andalusia, Spain. The first lady will pay an official visit Sunday to King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia at their summer home on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca.
PHOTOS


Michelle Obama and her 9-year-old daughter Sasha are visiting the Costa del Sol in Andalusia, Spain. The first lady will pay an official visit Sunday to King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia at their summer home on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca.
 
Nearly 2,000 patients converged on the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for Washington's free health-care clinic.
PHOTOS


Nearly 2,000 patients converged on the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for Washington's free health-care clinic.
 
As President Barack Obama turns 49, take a look back at how other presidents chose to celebrate their birthdays.
PHOTOS


As President Barack Obama turns 49, take a look back at how other presidents chose to celebrate their birthdays.
 
For President Obama's 49th birthday, a Republican Web site lets users send taunts featuring some of his Democratic colleagues.
PHOTOS


For President Obama's 49th birthday, a Republican Web site lets users send taunts featuring some of his Democratic colleagues.
 
Kenyans go the polls to vote on a new constitution in the nation's first ballot since 2007-08 post-election violence left more than 1,000 dead.
PHOTOS


Kenyans go the polls to vote on a new constitution in the nation's first ballot since 2007-08 post-election violence left more than 1,000 dead.
 
Despite struggling ticket sales, Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair rolled into Maryland for a final stop that included performances by the Indigo Girls, Sara Bareilles and Cat Power.
PHOTOS


Despite struggling ticket sales, Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair rolled into Maryland for a final stop that included performances by the Indigo Girls, Sara Bareilles and Cat Power.
 
A cat and a frog play nice, Bo Obama takes a walk and a group of jellyfish burst out with funky colors.
PHOTOS


A cat and a frog play nice, Bo Obama takes a walk and a group of jellyfish burst out with funky colors.
 
Vera Wang has been the go-to name in designer bridal gowns for two decades. So, it¿s no surprise that the former first daughter selected her to design the gown she wore to her much-hyped nuptials last weekend. But Chelsea Clinton is far from the only celebrity to wear Vera. Kristi Yamaguchi, Victoria Beckham and the brides (two fictional) pictured here are among the Vera faithful.
PHOTOS


Vera Wang has been the go-to name in designer bridal gowns for two decades. So, it¿s no surprise that the former first daughter selected her to design the gown she wore to her much-hyped nuptials last weekend. But Chelsea Clinton is far from the only celebrity to wear Vera. Kristi Yamaguchi, Victoria Beckham and the brides (two fictional) pictured here are among the Vera faithful.
 
Singer Wyclef Jean is about to announce his candidacy for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the former head of the country's Chamber of Deputies said Tuesday.
PHOTOS


Singer Wyclef Jean is about to announce his candidacy for president of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the former head of the country's Chamber of Deputies said Tuesday.
 
The Maryland football team has incorporated yoga sessions into its offseason training program.
PHOTOS


The Maryland football team has incorporated yoga sessions into its offseason training program.
 
As sisters of the Benedictine order gathered in Bristow, Va., for a silent retreat, a drunk-driving accident killed one sister and critically injured two others, adding gravity and emotion to the event.
PHOTOS


As sisters of the Benedictine order gathered in Bristow, Va., for a silent retreat, a drunk-driving accident killed one sister and critically injured two others, adding gravity and emotion to the event.
 
It's not clear how this ship got buried beneath the twin towers, but Maryland archaeologists and curators are intrigued.
PHOTOS


It's not clear how this ship got buried beneath the twin towers, but Maryland archaeologists and curators are intrigued.
 
On the sixth day of training camp, Redskins coaches mix in a few new drills while Albert Haynesworth spends another day observing practice from the sidelines.
PHOTOS


On the sixth day of training camp, Redskins coaches mix in a few new drills while Albert Haynesworth spends another day observing practice from the sidelines.
 
Inventive flavor combinations are all the rage among Washington area popsicle makers, restaurants and mixologists this summer.
PHOTOS


Inventive flavor combinations are all the rage among Washington area popsicle makers, restaurants and mixologists this summer.
 
Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), a powerful player on the D.C. Council, appears to have weathered recent scandals but must combat some residents' perception of him being too cozy with developers.
PHOTOS


Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), a powerful player on the D.C. Council, appears to have weathered recent scandals but must combat some residents' perception of him being too cozy with developers.
 
Lebanese and Israeli troops exchanged fire on the border in the most serious clashes since a fierce war four years ago, killing four people including two Lebanese soldiers and an Israeli army officer.
PHOTOS


Lebanese and Israeli troops exchanged fire on the border in the most serious clashes since a fierce war four years ago, killing four people including two Lebanese soldiers and an Israeli army officer.
 
Archaeologists from Temple University are excavating a site in New Jersey they say was a village of free black people almost 200 years ago.
PHOTOS


Archaeologists from Temple University are excavating a site in New Jersey they say was a village of free black people almost 200 years ago.
 
Suspected al-Qaeda militants killed five Iraqi soldiers in a brazen dawn attack Tuesday at a western Baghdad checkpoint and planted the terror group's black banner before fleeing the scene.
PHOTOS


Suspected al-Qaeda militants killed five Iraqi soldiers in a brazen dawn attack Tuesday at a western Baghdad checkpoint and planted the terror group's black banner before fleeing the scene.
 
The Navy has already ordered a total of four littoral combat ships - two from General Dynamics/Austal and two from Lockheed Martin. The first two ships have been delivered to the Navy and are in service. The third and fourth ships are under construction and the Navy is currently running another competition for a winner-take all between the two designs.
PHOTOS


The Navy has already ordered a total of four littoral combat ships - two from General Dynamics/Austal and two from Lockheed Martin. The first two ships have been delivered to the Navy and are in service. The third and fourth ships are under construction and the Navy is currently running another competition for a winner-take all between the two designs.
 
At the 11th annual open-air health clinic in Wise, Va., most of the 2,347 patients needed dental care. The free clinic is put on by Remote Area Medical, which specializes in helping impoverished communities.
PHOTOS


At the 11th annual open-air health clinic in Wise, Va., most of the 2,347 patients needed dental care. The free clinic is put on by Remote Area Medical, which specializes in helping impoverished communities.
 
The Redskins practice on Day 5 of training camp at Redskins Park.
PHOTOS


The Redskins practice on Day 5 of training camp at Redskins Park.
 
Baltimore performance art group Fluid Movement staged its "synchronized swimming extravaganza" at the city's public pools.
PHOTOS


Baltimore performance art group Fluid Movement staged its "synchronized swimming extravaganza" at the city's public pools.
 
The House ethics committee announced that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) will face trial for her role in steering federal funds to a bank to which she is personally connected. She denies any wrongdoing. Her career in photos:
PHOTOS


The House ethics committee announced that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) will face trial for her role in steering federal funds to a bank to which she is personally connected. She denies any wrongdoing. Her career in photos:
 
The musician and record-company executive who became one of the 20th century's most influential forces in popular music died July 31 of complications from surgery.
PHOTOS


The musician and record-company executive who became one of the 20th century's most influential forces in popular music died July 31 of complications from surgery.
 
Russia celebrates an annual holiday honoring its airborne troops Aug. 2. This is the 80th anniversary of the force's creation, and the holiday has been observed since the Soviet era.
PHOTOS


Russia celebrates an annual holiday honoring its airborne troops Aug. 2. This is the 80th anniversary of the force's creation, and the holiday has been observed since the Soviet era.
 
One-on-one campus meetings had been declining until recently, but the human dimension can help schools distinguish among hundreds -- even thousands -- of straight-A applicants.
PHOTOS


One-on-one campus meetings had been declining until recently, but the human dimension can help schools distinguish among hundreds -- even thousands -- of straight-A applicants.
 
The wedding this weekend of Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky is big news in the town of Rhinebeck, the location of the private nuptials.
PHOTOS


The wedding this weekend of Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky is big news in the town of Rhinebeck, the location of the private nuptials.
 
Amid the history buffs and parents with young children wandering along the crushed shell paths of Virginia's restored colonial city, a steady stream of noticeably angrier and more politically minded tourists can be found.
PHOTOS


Amid the history buffs and parents with young children wandering along the crushed shell paths of Virginia's restored colonial city, a steady stream of noticeably angrier and more politically minded tourists can be found.
 
The Redskins practice just once Sunday, with coaches calling off the scheduled afternoon session. Once again, Albert Haynesworth does not work in pads.
PHOTOS


The Redskins practice just once Sunday, with coaches calling off the scheduled afternoon session. Once again, Albert Haynesworth does not work in pads.
 
As the 9-month-anniversary of Snow-pocalypse 2010 approaches, several local couples prepare to start families. Coincidence?
PHOTOS


As the 9-month-anniversary of Snow-pocalypse 2010 approaches, several local couples prepare to start families. Coincidence?
 
It seems like everyone is wearing hats these days. Maybe these stylish celebrities are to blame for the new trend.
PHOTOS


It seems like everyone is wearing hats these days. Maybe these stylish celebrities are to blame for the new trend.
 
Pvt. Frank Leimbach, of Washington, D.C., who landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day, had two of his wartime letters to his mother published in the Washington Post. He passed away on June 29, 2010 of pneumonia.
PHOTOS


Pvt. Frank Leimbach, of Washington, D.C., who landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day, had two of his wartime letters to his mother published in the Washington Post. He passed away on June 29, 2010 of pneumonia.
 
About 50,000 Scouts -- including some from as far away as Asia -- come together at Fort. A.P. Hill, near Fredericksburg, to mark the occasion.
PHOTOS


About 50,000 Scouts -- including some from as far away as Asia -- come together at Fort. A.P. Hill, near Fredericksburg, to mark the occasion.
 
With sneakers laced up, area brides-to-be headed for the annual sale at Filene's Basement to find the perfect wedding dress at an even better cost.
PHOTOS


With sneakers laced up, area brides-to-be headed for the annual sale at Filene's Basement to find the perfect wedding dress at an even better cost.
 
The Washington Redskins practice under Mike Shanahan, during day 2 of their summer training camp in Ashburn, Va.
PHOTOS


The Washington Redskins practice under Mike Shanahan, during day 2 of their summer training camp in Ashburn, Va.
 
Michael and Sharon Rollins of Upper Marlboro adopted 13-year-old Frenice from Colorado. They've been living as a family for a year, and the adoption is finalized this week.
PHOTOS


Michael and Sharon Rollins of Upper Marlboro adopted 13-year-old Frenice from Colorado. They've been living as a family for a year, and the adoption is finalized this week.
 
With sneakers laced up, area brides-to-be headed for the annual sale at Filene's Basement to find the perfect wedding dress at an even better cost.
PHOTOS


With sneakers laced up, area brides-to-be headed for the annual sale at Filene's Basement to find the perfect wedding dress at an even better cost.
 
With a public image smeared by corrupt officers and poor community relations, the New Orleans Police Department tries to shed its negative past.
PHOTOS


With a public image smeared by corrupt officers and poor community relations, the New Orleans Police Department tries to shed its negative past.
 
Fashion is the ideal occupation for the stars of the "Housewives" franchise. Their job is to look good, stir up trouble and engage in consumer gluttony, says Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan.
PHOTOS


Fashion is the ideal occupation for the stars of the "Housewives" franchise. Their job is to look good, stir up trouble and engage in consumer gluttony, says Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan.
 
It would take 30 years before Andre Graves and Sharlena Slade would reconnect. And when the pair finally did, falling in love already seemed like it was part of the plan.
PHOTOS


It would take 30 years before Andre Graves and Sharlena Slade would reconnect. And when the pair finally did, falling in love already seemed like it was part of the plan.
 
With Simon Cowell and Ellen DeGeneres departing "American Idol," the judges table is going to have a different look next season.
PHOTOS


With Simon Cowell and Ellen DeGeneres departing "American Idol," the judges table is going to have a different look next season.
 
Each summer in Trappe, Md., little girls put on their tea-length party dresses and compete for the title of Little Miss Trappe Fire Prevention Queen. The girls are judged on their appearance, poise and fire-prevention knowledge.
PHOTOS


Each summer in Trappe, Md., little girls put on their tea-length party dresses and compete for the title of Little Miss Trappe Fire Prevention Queen. The girls are judged on their appearance, poise and fire-prevention knowledge.
 
About a half-dozen painters are regularly hired for Pentagon portraits commemorating notable military service.
PHOTOS


About a half-dozen painters are regularly hired for Pentagon portraits commemorating notable military service.
 
Despite high levels of pollution -- including untreated sewage -- the faithful dip in the waters at the West Bank site where Saint John is believed to have baptized Jesus.
PHOTOS


Despite high levels of pollution -- including untreated sewage -- the faithful dip in the waters at the West Bank site where Saint John is believed to have baptized Jesus.
 
Murkowski faces long-shot challenger Joe Miller in the Aug. 24 state GOP primary. The road to reelection is more challenging after Sarah Palin endorsed Miller.
PHOTOS


Murkowski faces long-shot challenger Joe Miller in the Aug. 24 state GOP primary. The road to reelection is more challenging after Sarah Palin endorsed Miller.
 
The Washington Redskins open their first training camp under Coach Mike Shanahan.
PHOTOS


The Washington Redskins open their first training camp under Coach Mike Shanahan.
 
Ricks, who once taught at Osbourn High School in Manassas, will register as a sex offender after acknowledging indecent liberties with a 16-year-old boy.
PHOTOS


Ricks, who once taught at Osbourn High School in Manassas, will register as a sex offender after acknowledging indecent liberties with a 16-year-old boy.
 
The stew of reality programming combines outsized egos, outrageous behavior and often inane-turned-insane situations. As a result, the job of reporting the real-life exploits pales in comparison to what's made-for-TV.
PHOTOS


The stew of reality programming combines outsized egos, outrageous behavior and often inane-turned-insane situations. As a result, the job of reporting the real-life exploits pales in comparison to what's made-for-TV.
 
We think of Edvard Munch as an artist who sets down the direct upwellings from his tortured soul -- and that's often how he billed himself. A show at the National Gallery of Art through Oct. 31, called "Edvard Munch: Master Prints," shows us a different, much more meticulous side to the artist.
PHOTOS


We think of Edvard Munch as an artist who sets down the direct upwellings from his tortured soul -- and that's often how he billed himself. A show at the National Gallery of Art through Oct. 31, called "Edvard Munch: Master Prints," shows us a different, much more meticulous side to the artist.
 
At 42, Virginia's Ken Cuccinelli stands as one of the most high-profile, active attorneys general in the state's history.
PHOTOS


At 42, Virginia's Ken Cuccinelli stands as one of the most high-profile, active attorneys general in the state's history.
 
Chelsea Clinton is planning the wedding of the year this weekend in Upstate New York. Here's a look back at a few other presidential daughters on their big day.
PHOTOS


Chelsea Clinton is planning the wedding of the year this weekend in Upstate New York. Here's a look back at a few other presidential daughters on their big day.
 
Federal officials now estimate that more than 1 million gallons of oil may have spilled into the Kalamazoo River in southern Michigan after a pipeline sprung a leak.
PHOTOS


Federal officials now estimate that more than 1 million gallons of oil may have spilled into the Kalamazoo River in southern Michigan after a pipeline sprung a leak.
 
The National Archives has acquired 5,000 pages of  President Franklin D. Roosevelt's documents, including a  personal letter from a former mistress. The documents have never been available to scholars or the general public before.
PHOTOS


The National Archives has acquired 5,000 pages of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's documents, including a personal letter from a former mistress. The documents have never been available to scholars or the general public before.
 
Between 1939 and 1944, photographers working for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information chronicled life in the United States. These photos depict life in the District during World War II.
PHOTOS


Between 1939 and 1944, photographers working for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information chronicled life in the United States. These photos depict life in the District during World War II.
 
The quadriplegic artist who pushed the boundaries on taboo subjects with his irreverent works died at 59.
PHOTOS


The quadriplegic artist who pushed the boundaries on taboo subjects with his irreverent works died at 59.
 
The self-proclaimed "guidos" and "guidettes" of MTV's hit "Jersey Shore" are back for a second season, premiering Thursday night at 10. This time, the gang heads for Miami.
PHOTOS


The self-proclaimed "guidos" and "guidettes" of MTV's hit "Jersey Shore" are back for a second season, premiering Thursday night at 10. This time, the gang heads for Miami.
 
New York's veteran Democratic legislator was elected to Congress in 1970. He now faces questions about whether he violated House ethics rules.
PHOTOS


New York's veteran Democratic legislator was elected to Congress in 1970. He now faces questions about whether he violated House ethics rules.
 
 

Scene In
Scene In: H Street
The revitalized Atlas District, along H Street, NE serves up a slice of quirky with its neighborhood traditions.

Okinawa: Video Reports from Japan and America
Okinawa: Video Reports from Japan and America
An interactive feature about the biggest of the Ryukyu Islands in southernmost Japan.

Rock Legend
Rock Legend
When the 9:30 club opened its doors 30 years ago, it wasn't just hosting its first concert. It was changing the landscape of music in D.C.

No Greater Love
Unfinished business: Earth Day 40 years later
2010 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, with events around the globe including a rally in Washington, D.C. The first Earth Day was organized by a small group of activists in Dupont Circle.

No Greater Love
No Greater Love
Classie Morant, 104, swore that as long as she had strength, she would care for her bedridden sister, Rozzie Laney, 92. For more than 20 years, she has kept that promise.

India in Motion
India in Motion
Exploring a distant land through sight and sound.

Obama Year One
Obama Year One
A look at the first 12 months of Barack Obama's presidency.

Best of the Post 2009
Best of the Post 2009
A selection of The Washington Post's favorite work of the year.

facing japan
Facing Japan
Ten video stories about Japanese and Japanese Americans on both sides of the Pacific.

Mexico at War
Mexico at War
Washington Post video-journalist Travis Fox documents the growing war between Mexico's government and its violent drug cartels in transforming Mexican society and life along the embattled U.S. border

Senator Edward M. Kennedy 1932 - 2009
Senator Edward M. Kennedy 1932 - 2009
Liberal champion propelled family's political legacy.


Half a Tank: Along Recession Road
Half a Tank: Along Recession Road
A multimedia blog about Americans adapting to the recession.

Mexico at War
Mexico at War
The Post's William Booth and Travis Fox drive the borderlands from Ciudad Juarez to Tijuana, telling video stories of people caught up in Mexico's drug war.

TimeSpace: Entertainment
TimeSpace: Entertainment
Navigate entertainment news through a map and timeline interface displaying articles and photos from around the world.

Worth the Risk
Worth the Risk
A U.S. Army Captain's Gamble on Reconciling With the Enemy

Video from the Inauguration of Barack Obama
Video: In The Moment
Witnessing Barack Obama's Historic Inauguration


Inauguration Multimedia 2009
Inauguration Multimedia 2009
Multimedia leading up to and including the historic Inauguration of the 44th president.

The Preparers
The Preparers
Setting the Stage for the Inauguration of the 44th President.

()
SEE FULL COLLECTION


Best of the Post 2008
Best of the Post 2008
Explore the best visual journalism produced in 2008 by washingtonpost.com and The Washington Post.

TimeSpace: World
TimeSpace: World
TimeSpace is an interactive map that allows you to navigate articles, photos, video and commentary from around the globe.

Panoramas: Natural, Ancient and Modern Egypt
Panoramas: Natural, Ancient and Modern Egypt
Experience Egypt's timeless treasures and stunning landscapes through 360-degree panoramic images.

The Healing Fields
The Healing Fields
Hundreds of uninsured and underinsured Americans flock to Wise County, Va., every year to seek treatment at a makeshift field hospital operated by the Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps.

Hard Times
Hard Times
Travis Fox crosses the country to see how Americans are coping with the economic downturn.

Multimedia: A Mother's Risk
Multimedia: A Mother's Risk
In Sierra Leone, one in 8 women die in childbirth, a problem that gets little attention from international donors who are far more focused on global health threats such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.

Earthquake in China
Earthquake in China
On May 12th, a 7.9-magnitude quake killed 70,000 people in China's Sichuan province. washingtonpost.com videojournalist Travis Fox was on assigment in China at the time and was among the first Western journalists to reach the earthquake zone, where he filed daily panoramas and video dispatches.

The Building of the Pentagon Memorial
Sacred Ground: The Building of the Pentagon Memorial
INTERACTIVE | Videos and photo galleries of the building, design, and dedication of the Pentagon Memorial.
Live view of Washington, D.C., from the washingtonpost.com newsroom in Arlington, Va.
WEBCAM

Eye on D.C.


Live view of Washington, D.C., from the washingtonpost.com newsroom in Arlington, Va.


Fashion Weed
Fashion Week
INTERACTIVE | Sights and sounds from the spring 2009 collections in New York.

Republican National Convention 2008
Republican National Convention 2008
PHOTO GALLERIES | Daily galleries of the 2008 Republican National Convention.

D.C. 1791 to Today
Interactive: D.C. 1791 to Today
How Washington Became Washington.

Democratic National Convention 2008
Democratic National Convention 2008
PHOTO GALLERIES | Daily galleries of the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

Olympic Games 2008
Olympic Games 2008
AUDIO SLIDESHOWS | Daily summaries of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in China.

Seeds of Peace
Seeds of Peace
Two decades into Uganda's civil war, peace seems to be within reach. But the country's displaced people must still travel a long road to recovery.

Hardest Hit
Hardest Hit
Pervasive job losses and rising prices are eroding the financial security of low-wage workers.

Shelter for the Scarred
Shelter for the Scarred
More than a year has passed since a Federal court confiscated Michael Vick's pit bulls. While fighting dogs are often euthanized, many of Vick's received a second chance.

Unseen Iraq
Unseen Iraq
Photographer Andrea Bruce documents the lives of Iraqis.

Nationals Park
A Guide to Nationals Park
Explore our updated interactive guide.
Young Lives at Risk Jahcbie
In this five-part series, the epidemic of childhood obesity is explored from the perpective of children, parents and all others effected by this growing problem.

Special Report: Global Food Crisis
The new world of soaring food prices.

Fixing D.C.'s Schools

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2007/12/22/GA2007122201685.html

Photos: Stepping Forward, Falling Back

There is a fierce struggle going on at Coolidge to overcome years of dysfunction and decline. But despite a new spirit of reform in the air, it remains to be seen whether D.C. schools can make improvements that will last.

The Scorecard: Interactive Database

More From This Series »

• Timeline: How Did She Get Here?
• Audio Gallery: Lt. Whiteside's Story
• Full Series: Walter Reed and Beyond
• Blog: Washington Post Investigations