From Picking up the Pieces After the Tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, one of 39 photos. Lightning from a thunderstorm strikes amid the wreckage of twisted cars and structures at Plaza Elementary School, where seven children were killed earlier in the week when a tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma, on May 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
From On the Border, one of 40 photos. A section of the controversial US-Mexico border fence expansion project crosses previously pristine desert sands at sunrise on March 14, 2009, between Yuma, Arizona and Calexico, California. The barrier stands 15 feet tall and sits on top of the sand so it can lifted by a machine and repositioned whenever the migrating desert dunes begin to bury it. The almost seven miles of floating fence cost about $6 million per mile to build. (David McNew/Getty Images)
From Native Americans Portraits From a Century Ago, one of 34 photos. Portrait of a Native American named Big Head, ca. 1905. (Library of Congress/Edward S. Curtis)
From 100 Years Ago, The 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade, one of 24 photos. Here, German actress Hedwig Reicher wears the costume of “Columbia” with other suffrage pageant participants standing in background in front of the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., on March 3, 1913. The performance was part of the larger Suffrage Parade of 1913. (Library of Congress)
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 57 photos. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance at the Inaugural Ball, on January 21, 2013. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 51 photos so far. President Barack Obama dances with first lady Michelle Obama in the presidential box, as a band passes by, during the Inaugural parade on January 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) — I’ll be posting one more update tomorrow of the evening’s activities, so check back later for more.
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 35 photos so far. President Barack Obama is sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as First lady Michelle Obama and daughters, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama look on during the public ceremonial inauguration, on January 21, 2013. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) — I’ll be posting photographic coverage of the events to this essay throughout the day, so check back later for more.
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 18 photos so far. The sun rises over Capitol Hill looking down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, early on Monday, January 21, 2013, as Washington prepares for the 57th Presidential Inaugural and the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama’s second term. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) — I’ll be posting photographic coverage of the events to this essay throughout the day, so check back later for more.
From America: 50 States in 50 Photos, one of 50 photos. A cowboy rides his horse through town as he watches a Cinco de Mayo celebration in Beardstown, Illinois, on May 6, 2012. There are approximately 900 immigrant workers from 34 countries employed in Beardstown at the Cargill meat packing plant and most are willing to work hard at just about anything for a better life in the United States. While both longtime community residents and immigrants agree that most people accept the newcomers, the beginnings were rocky and some problems still remain. (Reuters/Jim Young)
From The 2012 Republican National Convention
, one of 42 photos. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, seen through a cascade of balloons, after the balloon drop concluding the final session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on August 30, 2012. (Reuters/Jason Reed)