Photo of the Day

flooded St. Mark's Square in Venice
November 13, 2019, 2:38 p.m.
More than 85% of Venice is submerged as high tides swept into the city, with locals and tourists scrambling for safety.
Captured orcas and belugas are seen in enclosures at a holding facility in Srednyaya Bay in the Far Eastern town of Nakhodka in Russia.
November 13, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
Initial reports of ice-encrusted enclosures, rotten food and animals sick with infections sparked an international outcry.
Chevrotain or mouse-deer with attitude
November 12, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
The mouse deer. Or the pig deer. Or the little goat. Whatever you call the chevrotain, this is a truly distinct looking (and tiny!) ungulate.
Two rhinos in grass
November 8, 2019, 3:38 p.m.
Ex-soldiers are battling poachers and their own personal demons in South Africa.
Couple in bed staring at phones.
November 8, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
TV, internet, books — whatever it takes to keep those thoughts at bay.
Small tortoiseshell butterflies sit on flowers in central Germany
November 5, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
insects in forests and grasslands have declined by about one-third in just the past decade.
​Foreign tourists wearing face masks visit the Taj Mahal under heavy smog conditions in Agra, India, on Nov. 4, 2019.
November 4, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
Breathing the northern Indian air is like smoking 2 packs of cigarettes a day.
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth McKenzie and Conan
October 31, 2019, 12:28 p.m.
The military K-9 has also been ID'ed as Conan.
Embers blow in the wind as the Kincaide Fire burns on Oct. 24, 2019 in Geyserville, California.
October 29, 2019, 10:33 a.m.
A dozen active major wildfires are burning in California, causing widespread evacuations.