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Near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Saturday around noon local time, collapsing bridges and buildings and killing at least 900 people, according to the latest estimates.
A crack in the ice extends towards the horizon at Lake Baikal in this image by Your Shot member Alexey Trofimov. Head to our blog to find out how you can win a free one-year subscription to National Geographic magazine.
Top Shot: An Infinite Divide Top Shot features the photo with the most votes from the previous day’s Daily Dozen. The Daily Dozen is 12 photos chosen by the Your Shot editors each day from thousands...
Witness powerful images taken for Mission 22, a project that works to raise awareness about the troubling number of veteran suicides—and the lives affected by the less visible wounds of war. #NatGeoProof
While on a game drive in the Samburu National Reserve in north-central Kenya, a group of explorers came across a rare sight: a leopard chasing an eagle in a tree on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.
"The question is not how smart are dolphins," says comparative psychologist Stan Kuczaj, "but how are dolphins smart?" Learn about the struggle to crack open one of science's greatest mysteries—a dolphin's brain.
Photo of the Day: "[This site] is reached via a narrow, meandering stone stairway," writes #YourShot member Federico Cabello of Thousand Steps Reef, off the Caribbean Island of Bonaire. "A long trek but worth it." #photography