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Nation Oct 08Children of Zaatari
This collection of photos from the World Food Programme (WFP) shows life inside Zaatari, the largest Syrian refugee camp. The camp, which houses over 100,000 Syrians in Jordan, has challenged organizations like WFP to provide enough resources.
Arts Jan 22The Inaugural Ball: A Star-Studded Affair
Politics Jan 21Familiar Faces at the Inauguration
Familiar Faces at the 2013 Inauguration of Barack Obama…
Politics Jan 21Taking the Oath: Officers Vow to Keep Inauguration Safe
Officers from across the country take an oath to protect those coming for the Inauguration.
Politics Jan 21Politics and Poses: Yoga Ball 2013
The D.C. yoga community will host its first inauguration ball on January 20, 2013.
Politics Jan 20Ben’s Chili Bowl: Half-Smokes, Whole Moments
Hungry visitors wait patiently to eat at Ben's Chili Bowl, Washington D.C.'s historic landmark for half-smokes and chili. Legends like Nat King Cole, Bill Cosby and President Obama have all frequented Bens.
Politics Jan 20Voices from the National Mall
Photographer Patrick Record documents voices of people gathering in Washington days before the inauguration.
Politics Nov 09Vote 2012 College Tour
Photos from the Vote 2012 College Tour, which included a partnership with over a dozen journalism and mass communications programs through out the country.
Science Jul 12African Cosmos: Stellar Arts
From a gigantic rainbow serpent fashioned out of recycled jerry cans to a painting of girls dancing against a Milky Way backdrop, the Smithsonian's "African Cosmos: Stellar Arts" exhibit examines how African artists through time have looked to the sky,…
Arts May 09Lalla Essaydi’s ‘Revisions’
From "Revisions," an exhibition of Lalla Essaydi's work at the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. "My photographs grew out of the need I felt to document actual spaces, especially those of my childhood," Lalla Essaydi says.