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Photos: 2014 Boston Marathon

Thousands of athletes and hundreds of thousands of spectators are flocking to Boston this morning to watch the 118th running of the Boston M…

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Photos: Easter around the world

Millions of Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day Christian believe Jesus was resurrected.

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Photos: Mount Everest avalanche

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, April 18, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three miss…

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A week of top AP photos

This week’s collection includes photos from the sunken ferry in South Korea, the Masters golf tournament and Fashion Week in Rio de Janeiro.

In this March 25, 2014 photo, a worker adjusts hoses during a hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. gas well, near Mead, Colo. The first experimental use of hydraulic fracturing was in 1947, and more than 1 million U.S. oil and gas wells have been fracked since, according to the American Petroleum Institute. The National Petroleum Council estimates that up to 80 percent of natural gas wells drilled in the next decade will require hydraulic fracturing. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Photos: A look at fracking

In this photo essay, AP Photographer Brennan Linsley looks inside a walled-off fracking facility.

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Photos: South Korea ferry disaster

A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on …