The Week: Most Recent http://theweek.com/section/index/photosMost recent posts.en-usMon, 24 Jun 2013 15:25:00 -0400http://theweek.comhttp://theweek.com/images/logo_theweek.pngMost Recent from THE WEEKMon, 24 Jun 2013 15:25:00 -0400Rusty the red panda and 9 other escaped zoo animals [Updated]http://theweek.com/article/slide/213646/rusty-the-red-panda-and-9-other-escaped-zoo-animals-updatedhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/213646/rusty-the-red-panda-and-9-other-escaped-zoo-animals-updated<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0099/49956_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/fortunately-zoo-officials-recovered-this-little-escape-artist.jpg?204" /></P><p>On Monday morning, officials from the National Zoo in Washington D.C. announced a missing animal: Rusty, a male red panda. Zoo spokesperson Pamela Baker-Masson initially said that the red panda &mdash; a raccoon-sized cousin of the giant panda &mdash; was probably hiding on zoo grounds, although she didn't rule out the possibility that he had been stolen. Later, Rusty was spotted running around the city's Adams Morgan neighborhood and was eventually recovered by zoo officials:</p><center><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Rusty the red panda has been recovered, crated &amp; is headed safely back to the National Zoo!</p>&mdash; National...</blockquote></center> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/213646/rusty-the-red-panda-and-9-other-escaped-zoo-animals-updated">More</a>By The Week StaffMon, 24 Jun 2013 15:25:00 -0400Photo of the dayhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/234110/photo-of-the-dayhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/234110/photo-of-the-day<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0099/49729_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/enniskillen-ireland.jpg?204" /></P><p>President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron help students complete a school project about the G-8 summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. Leaders of the world's eight most powerful nations have gathered there to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria, among other issues. Click through for more newsy images from around the globe.</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/234110/photo-of-the-day">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:30:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/245525/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/245525/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0099/49591_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/the-weeks-best-photojournalism.jpg?204" /></P><p>Five feisty circus lions perform during a show at Ukraine's National Circus in Kiev. Click through for a look at more of the week's most striking images from around the globe.</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/245525/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/elena-scotti" ><span class="byline">Elena Scotti</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:30:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/245173/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/245173/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0098/49370_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/the-weeks-best-photojournalism.jpg?204" /></P><p>People run from the scene of a building collapse in Philadelphia. The building was under demolition, but gave way too early and collapsed, toppling over onto the Salvation Army thrift store next door. The tragic incident left 6 people dead and 14 injured, including a 61-year-old survivor who was pulled from the rubble more than 12 hours after the collapse. Click through for more of the week's most eye-catching images from around the globe.</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/245173/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/elena-scotti" ><span class="byline">Elena Scotti</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:32:00 -0400House hunting: 7 stunning Santa Fe homeshttp://theweek.com/article/slide/245089/house-hunting-7-stunning-santa-fe-homeshttp://theweek.com/article/slide/245089/house-hunting-7-stunning-santa-fe-homes<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0098/49263_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/house-hunting-7-stunning-santa-fe-homes.jpg?204" /></P><p>This beautiful Santa Fe home is set at the base of the Ortiz Mountains. The 175-acre ranch features a 13,395-square-foot residence, a four-bedroom guesthouse, and equestrian facilities. $9,990,000. Ray Rush and Tim Van Camp, Sotheby's International Real Estate, (505) 577-5117. <em>Click through for a look at more stunning Santa Fe homes. For more information on any of the homes in this slideshow, please contact the realtors listed.</em></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/245089/house-hunting-7-stunning-santa-fe-homes">More</a>By The Week StaffTue, 04 Jun 2013 14:15:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244958/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244958/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0098/49174_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/the-weeks-best-photojournalism.jpg?204" /></P><p>Inuka swims past a group of children at the Singapore Zoo. Click through for a look at more of the week's most eye-catching images from around the globe.</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/244958/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/elena-scotti" ><span class="byline">Elena Scotti</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 31 May 2013 17:35:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244676/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244676/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0097/48982_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/the-weeks-best-photojournalism.jpg?204" /></P><p>Looking out through rain-soaked frames, a graduate listens as President Obama delivers his commencement speech to the graduating class of 2013 at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Click through for a look at more of the week's most striking images from around the globe.</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/244676/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/elena-scotti" ><span class="byline">Elena Scotti</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 24 May 2013 17:05:00 -040010 creepy, controversial dolls: A slideshow [Updated]http://theweek.com/article/slide/213840/10-creepy-controversial-dolls-a-slideshow-updatedhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/213840/10-creepy-controversial-dolls-a-slideshow-updated<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0097/48903_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/10-creepy-controversial-dolls-a-slideshow.jpg?204" /></P><p>You may remember how American Girl Dolls once let you create a doll in your likeness. You could choose from various skin tones and outfits, but let's be honest: It never looked <em>exactly</em> like you. Well, if you're longing for a toy that looks identical to you, today is your lucky day! A Japanese start-up company, Clone Factory, is using 3D printing technology to print your face and place it on a doll's body. However, at $1,300 a pop, these doppelganger dolls don't come cheap. Here, nine more odd playthings:</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/213840/10-creepy-controversial-dolls-a-slideshow-updated">More</a>By <a href="/author/elena-scotti" ><span class="byline">Elena Scotti</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Thu, 23 May 2013 10:25:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244343/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244343/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0097/48733_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/the-weeks-best-photojournalism.jpg?204" /></P><p>A Rohingya Muslim woman living in a displacement camp in Myanmar wears traditional thanaka paste made from ground bark. The country's ongoing violence has forced authorities to segregate Muslims from the country's Buddhist majority. Click through for a look at more of the week's most eye-catching images from around the globe.</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/244343/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/elena-scotti" ><span class="byline">Elena Scotti</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 17 May 2013 13:58:00 -0400House hunting: 7 perfect homes for stargazinghttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244080/house-hunting-7-perfect-homes-for-stargazinghttp://theweek.com/article/slide/244080/house-hunting-7-perfect-homes-for-stargazing<img src="http://media.theweek.com/img/dir_0097/48534_slideshow_main/w/240/h/300/house-hunting-7-perfect-homes-for-stargazing.jpg?204" /></P><p>This EcoSteel prefab three-bedroom house sits on 183 acres between the Chiricahua and the Peloncillo mountains. The property has an elevated observatory (pictured) and a main observatory with a 400-square-foot room. $775,000. Gary Bobolsky, Sotheby's International Realty, (505) 470-0927. <em>Click through for a look at more perfect homes for stargazing. For more information on any of the homes in this slideshow, please contact the realtors listed.</em></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/slide/244080/house-hunting-7-perfect-homes-for-stargazing">More</a>By The Week StaffMon, 13 May 2013 12:30:00 -0400