Local Syrian doctors prepare to treat a patient in a field hospital in Aldana, Syria, near the Turkish border. Each day, local and expatriate doctors take big risks to treat the wounded in rebel-held areas.
The U.S. Supreme Court is embarking on a new term beginning Monday that could be as consequential as the last one, with the prospect of major rulings on affirmative action, gay marriage and voting rights.
James Meredith was the first African-American student at the University of Mississippi. The school had originally rejected his application, and a legal battle ensued. In 1962, segregationists protesting his admittance to Ole Miss led to bloody riots on campus.
This shot of a stack of CDs on photographer Mike Neilson's desk is captioned on his Flickr page like this: "I have this stack of CDs that I don't know what to do with. I haven't played one in a long time now. Do used CD places still exist? Who would buy CDs, much less USED CDs at this point?"