The National Park Service is hiring a full-time photographer to document the country's natural landscapes. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Rich O'Connor of the National Park Service photography program about the position, which some are comparing to the job held by Ansel Adams in the 1940s.
Gunmen took more than 170 hostages at the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali's capital, on Friday. Here are photos of the drama as it unfolded.
A series of shootings and explosions killed more than 120 in and around the French capital on Friday night. This is what Paris looked like in the immediate aftermath.