1. The peculiar, old-school charm of pachinko

    Japan’s version of pinball has long been a mainstay. But it is struggling to lure new, technology-inundated fans.

     

  2. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most striking images, workers wash the Great Clock’s face, pups celebrate Mass, and more

     

  3. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most stirring images, children ride horseback through downtown Los Angeles, synchronized swimmers give a fierce performance, and more

     

  4. The surprising journey of a Panama hat, from field to head

    A New York photographer traces the creation of an iconic topper

     

  5. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most moving images, women string together flowers, a boy takes comfort in a kitten, and more

     

  6. Orphaned children and the abandoned dogs they love

    In Bangladesh, an Australian photographer finds a tight-knit, motley family

     

  7. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most memorable images, a clown congress assembles, people ride goats and sheep, and more

     

  8. Behind the scenes at small-town America’s beauty pageants

    A big-city photographer discovers an inspiring community of young women participating in provincial tradition

     

  9. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most eye-catching images, a pianist performs in the sky, a dog takes a drive, and more

     

  10. Your next summer getaway could be an East German bunker

    For those who want a more immersive overnight stay…

     

  11. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most moving images, a boy takes an impromptu rest, protesters rally for peace in Gaza, and more

     

  12. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most memorable images, lightning cuts the sky, an acrobat takes a terrifying walk, and more

     

  13. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most eye-catching images, Spaniards build a human tower, Wimbledon fans settle in, and more