The day in pictures The day in pictures

A look at the day's best photographs from around the world.       

yesterday, 19:10
Former NRA president tricked into fake graduation speech for gun violence prevention video Former NRA president tricked into fake graduation speech for gun violence prevention video

One organization tricked two pro-gun figures pro-gun into speaking to a stadium of empty seats, representing teens who died from gun violence.       

yesterday, 20:13
'I have no hope': Loved ones await news, survivors flee after condo building partially collapses near Miami 'I have no hope': Loved ones await news, survivors flee after condo building partially collapses near Miami

Families waited intently to hear news about missing loved ones as rescue efforts continued. Survivors recounted escaping the building early Thursday.       

yesterday, 20:19
Britney Spears forced IUD sparks important conversations about disability, reproductive rights Britney Spears forced IUD sparks important conversations about disability, reproductive rights

Conversations about disability and reproductive rights in relation to conservatorships and Spears have been a sticking point.      

yesterday, 21:45
Aliens watching us? Thousands of star systems can see Earth, new report says Aliens watching us? Thousands of star systems can see Earth, new report says

In a recent journal, scientists revealed there are 1,715 star-systems that can view Earth. Just seven of those can host exoplanets.       

yesterday, 18:10
Hawaii ending COVID test requirement for vaccinated travelers on July 8 Hawaii ending COVID test requirement for vaccinated travelers on July 8

Travelers will have to upload their vaccination card to Hawaii's Safe Travels website and bring a hard copy.      

today, 0:40
Why are we so obsessed with UFOs? Here's how aliens invaded (and conquered) pop culture Why are we so obsessed with UFOs? Here's how aliens invaded (and conquered) pop culture

Though UFOs remain a mystery, science-fiction experts say there's another pressing question we should be asking: Why do we care about them so much?      

yesterday, 22:34
Closer look at Champlain Towers South, the Florida building that partially collapsed Closer look at Champlain Towers South, the Florida building that partially collapsed

Investigators were working to determine what caused the collapse of a 12-story condominium in Surfside, Florida. Here's what the building looked like.       

yesterday, 20:21
FedEx was incorporated 50 years ago today. The delivery industry has never been the same. FedEx was incorporated 50 years ago today. The delivery industry has never been the same.

How the Memphis delivery juggernaut grew from an idea born in a 1970s Yale term paper to handling 484,000 packages per hour.      

yesterday, 17:51
Seattle Kraken name Dave Hakstol as first head coach in franchise history Seattle Kraken name Dave Hakstol as first head coach in franchise history

Dave Hakstol comes to Seattle after three full seasons as head coach of the Flyers and a stint as an assistant with the Maple Leafs.       

yesterday, 17:52