Photos of the Year
From the big (historic elections, pivotal Supreme Court decisions, massive protests overseas, once-in-a-generation storms, the London Olympics) to the small (an empty chair, a tarmac argument, political rhetoric, endless political rhetoric) 2012 was a year replete with interesting moments. Check out some of the best stories captured on camera here.
Best Flair from the DNC (PHOTOS)
Kelly Jacobs, from Hernando, Miss., wears button laden campaign hat while touring the convention hall ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Did you know that Frank Sinatra once co-hosted the White House Correspondents Dinner?
“The Discovery is flying over DC today! Keep an eye to the sky between 10 & 11am when it’s supposed to fly over the National Mall. Snap a pic and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.”
Photo of the Day:
A soldier, part of the NATO forces, carries a sniffing dog after a gun battle in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 16, 2012. A brazen, 18-hour Taliban attack on the Afghan capital ended early Monday when insurgents who had holed up overnight in two buildings were overcome by heavy gunfire from Afghan-led forces and pre-dawn air assaults from U.S.-led coalition helicopters. PHOTO: AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq
National Journal says a sweet farewell to the sweater vest.
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U.S. military photos of the complex where bin Laden was shot.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Chieko Chiba walks through the rubble after going to see her destroyed home on Wednesday in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck offshore on March 11, triggering a tsunami wave of up to 10 meters which engulfed large parts of northeastern Japan. As the death toll continues to rise, the country is also struggling to contain a potential nuclear meltdown after a number of nuclear reactors were seriously damaged from the quake. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)