News Stories in Photographs from the Boston Globe.
Spring blossomsIn celebration of Earth Day, a look at photographs depicting the beautiful transformation of spring landscapes all over the globe.
2019 Boston MarathonAn estimated 30,000 runners compete in the 123rd Boston Marathon.
Globe staff photos of the month, March 2019Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a fire in the Fens, the beginning of spring, Ice Castles in New Hampshire, the annual citywide youth Spelling Bee, high school state hockey and basketball championships, and the start of the Red Sox season.
Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inactionStudents in cities worldwide skipped classes Friday to protest their governments’ failure to act against global warming as part of the “Fridays for Future” movement. The event was inspired by youth activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year.
Globe staff photos of the month, February 2019Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: winter weather, presidential candidates on the stump, a Chinese New Year celebration, Red Sox spring training, and the Patriots’ Super Bowl LIII victory parade.
Smartphone societyIn a world where the smartphone is now ubiquitous, photographers capture daily life in which the personal device is part of the moment. Whether it is used for communication, navigation, a flashlight, a wallet, or to take photos, it’s an essential part of life for many.
Highlights from the Patriots Super Bowl parade Hundreds of thousands of Patriots fans filled the streets of Boston to celebrate the team’s sixth Super Bowl win.
Super Bowl LIII: Patriots vs. RamsThe New England Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. It is New England’s 11th Super Bowl appearance, and fourth in the last five years.
Globe staff photos of the month, January 2019Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: of winter storms, the partial federal government shutdown, a comfort dog in the class room, the Women’s March in Boston, and the Patriots’ road to Super Bowl LIII.
100 years ago, Boston’s North End was hit by a deadly wave of molassesWelders carefully began cutting up the molasses tank with torches in the search for bodies on Jan. 20, 1919, five days after the Great Molasses Flood in Boston’s North End. Even though firemen constantly sprayed water on the twisted wreckage, it wasn’t until the city ordered powerful streams from its fireboat that the molasses began to dissipate. The salt water of the harbor “cut” the molasses and eventually the welders could see the structure of the original tank.
The best Boston Globe staff photos of 2018 Globe photographers share the stories behind what went into making the year’s best photos, as selected by the editors of the Globe Magazine and photo department. To hear some of the photographers speak about their images, click here.
Globe staff photos of the month, December 2018Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: celebrating the holidays, honoring a fallen firefighter, the death of President George H.W. Bush, remembering Pearl Harbor, and high school football championships.
A double diagnosis — cancer while poorSomething was very wrong. Marie Cajuste couldn’t ignore it any more. She had noticed a hard lump in her left breast about a year before but kept the discovery to herself. She literally could not afford to be sick.
The year 2018 in pictures: Part IIPhotographs from July to December on a range of topics from around the world. See images from Part I
The year 2018 in pictures: Part IPhotographs from January to June on a range of topics from around the world. See images from Part II
Globe staff photos of the month, November 2018Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a colorful sunrise, the start of recreational marijuana sales, Christmas tree lightings, Alex Cora visits Puerto Rico, and high school sports.
Keeping tradition of the hunt aliveThrough the New England countryside, riders take part in an adventure at once ancient and modern: A formal fox hunt, no fox necessary. (Photographs by Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Chaos at the US border in MexicoA peaceful march devolved into unrest when US agents fired tear gas to stop hundreds of migrants attempting to storm a border fence separating Mexico from the United States. Over 5,000 Central American migrants have been camping out at a sports complex in Tijuana.
The deadly Camp Fire in CaliforniaAt least 63 people have lost their lives in California’s deadliest wildfire. Over 10,000 structures were destroyed. The search for hundreds of people still missing continues.
100th anniversary of the end of WWISunday Nov. 11, 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to end World War One. This was the Great War, called “the European War” or “the World War” by contemporaries. Ten million combatants would die before it ended with Germany’s defeat on Nov. 11, 1918. Its bloody battlegrounds, the Somme, Verdun, the Marne, and others, still epitomize apparently pointless human sacrifice. Those who survived the trenches of the Western Front believed civilization could never again sink so low.