Fireworks explode from Auckland's Sky Tower as the new year is welcomed to New Zealand, Jan 1, 2017. (Peter Meecham/New Zealand Herald via AP)

Photos: Celebrating 2017 around the world

As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts…

Photos: Top Oregon moments from 2016

There was no shortage of news in Oregon this year — from an armed standoff near Burns to tornadoes along the coast and an explosion in the …

Photos: Christmas 2016 around the world

December 25 marks Christmas Day around the world, and from Australia to South Africa people gathered to celebrate the holiday. Here’s a look…

(Clockwise from top) Muhammad Ali, David Bowie, Prince, Glenn Frey, Antonin Scalia and John Glenn were among those we lost in 2016 (AP photos)

Photos: In Memoriam – 2016

As years go, 2016 took many well known figures who shaped the world, entertainment, sports, technology, education, space and all facets of l…

Lucy smiles, October 13, 2016 (sevenrayscrystal)

Photos: Top Pet Walk Forecast 2016

There’s Tango & Blue and Patchy and Bebe and Wartaw. These are literally just a few of the fantastic pictures you shared of your pets. We lo…