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
Mom of biracial teen seen on video being tased by state trooper plans to sue Mom of biracial teen seen on video being tased by state trooper plans to sue

The mother of a biracial teen seen on video being tased by Florida trooper in his girlfriend's backyard plans to sue for excessive force.       

yesterday, 14:30
San Francisco to require COVID-19 vaccinations for city employees San Francisco to require COVID-19 vaccinations for city employees

San Francisco is the first large U.S. city to require that all city workers – 37,000 of them – be vaccinated against COVID-19.       

yesterday, 9:07
Condo building partially collapses in Miami, prompting a massive emergency response Condo building partially collapses in Miami, prompting a massive emergency response

A building partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida, early Thursday, prompting a massive emergency response, authorities said.      

yesterday, 11:46
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