Mosul: Portrait of a city in ruins
Iraq’s U.S.-backed forces wrested Mosul from the Islamic State group at the cost of enormous destruction. The nearly 9-month fight culminated with a crescendo of devastation — the blasting of the historic Old City to root out the deeply dug-in militants. Footage by Felipe Dana | Edited by Emily Leshner
The story behind the photo
AP's chief photographer and acting bureau chief for East Africa was in Nairobi covering demonstrations against Kenya's electoral commission when he witnessed police kicking and beating fleeing protestors with wooden clubs. One image captured the brutality so vividly that Kenya's police chief and Amnesty International called for an investigation. For more of the story, visit apne.ws/1qOLFHO.
Photos by Ben Curtis
Video by Emily Leshner
Many of Rio de Janeiro's residents regularly face extraordinary violence at the hands of drug traffickers. AP photographer Felipe Dana, who was born and raised in Rio, shares his perspective.
Photos by Felipe Dana
Video footage by Yesica Fisch
Editing by Emily Leshner
AP photographer Max Desfor won the Pulitzer Prize for photography in 1951 for his coverage of the Korean War. In this video, Desfor describes capturing the well-known images of Koreans fleeing from advancing Chinese and North Korean troops.
Video by Emily Leshner
The migrant crisis
A crowd of about 1,000 Haitians shouted and shoved at the door of Mexico's immigration agency at the U.S. border, which has found itself an unhappy gateway for thousands of would-be migrants in recent months hoping to cross into the United States.
Photos and video by Gregory Bull
Tales from the border
AP journalists Christopher Sherman and Rodrigo Abd fly a drone to show how the U.S. Mexico border fence cuts through the two downtowns of Nogales. The fence meant to divide serves as a meeting place for family and friends.
Driving north out of Columbus, New Mexico, we run into a pro-Associated Press Border Patrol officer who is surprisingly well-versed in the founding of our news agency.
Video by Dalton Bennett
Service is one of the most integral traditions of gurdwaras. From cleaning to preparing tons of food every day there is plenty of work to be done. And there are plenty of sevadaars, or volunteers, to do it. Each day people from all walks of life pour in to assist. Others come for a free meal.
Photos and video by Manish Swarup
Editing by Yirmiyan Arthur
This story follows a woman who sought a better life in New Delhi.
Photos by Altaf Qadri
Video by Yirmiyan Arthur