The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Natural Disasters, Protests and Their Discontents, War’s Devastation

    The world is watching, or at least it was as photographers were in the right places at the right time to catch some of the biggest news events of the year. From natural and man-made disasters (German floods, Bangladeshi building collapses, Somali bombings and multiple wars) to a view inside North Korea’s notorious secrecy, the best global photographs of 2013 put the year’s major news events in focus. Lest that list seem too dark, there’s also some charming selfies, triumphs and one incredible polar bear in our roundup.

    Sources: Mirror/AFP, Washington Post, Reuters, The Atlantic, NBC News, TIME, National Geographic

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