Articles by Alex Wheeler
Lake Elsinore, Diamond Valley Lake and Chino Hills State Park have all experienced a sudden explosion of wildflowers after dry weather gave way to heavy rain.
The pygmy hippopotamus, the first born at the zoo in seven years, made its first public appearance.
The teenager, who has not been publicly named, was arrested in possession of multiple weapons after the attack, police official said.
Civil servants, rural workers and labour unions took part in demonstrations in Sao Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro.
Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson documented the aftermath of the fires which caused millions of dollars of damage and killed thousands of livestock.
Flâneur in an Ancient Landscape is photographer Tom Hunter's journey covering parts of the medieval Sherwood Forest, through to the East and to the Peak District to the West.
Julia Fullerton-Batten's series of images interprets and duplicates the feelings and actions of each feral child living their experience.
The Mercer's 19th annual Quality of Living survey takes into account a city's infrastructure, transport connections, economic instability, social unrest and growing political upheaval.
The Mercer's 19th annual Quality of Living survey takes into account a city's infrastructure, transport connections, economic instability, social unrest and growing political upheaval which affect the quality of living.
Protests in Rotterdam and Istanbul came after Netherlands stopped Turkish politicians holding rallies due to fears that tensions might spill over into expat communities.
Celebrated on 17 March, St Patrick's Day recognises the arrival of Christianity and Irish culture.
This year marks the 126th anniversary of the world's most prestigious dog show, with competitors travelling from across the globe to take part in the event.
These portraits will inspire people to give to the abbey's first public appeal in 30 years to raise funds for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries.
Iraqi forces are facing increasingly stiff resistance from Islamic State militants, who are using suicide car bombs and snipers to defend their last major stronghold in Iraq.
First held in 1891, Crufts is said to be the largest show of its kind in the world, with thousands of dogs taking part each year.
Event takes places a few days before the main Hindu festival of Holi; known as the festival of colour, it begins on 12 March this year and ends the following night.
Situated in the village of Fangane, Aajibaichi Shaala teaches elderly women – six days a week, for two hours in just one room – to read during afternoon classes.
Miliants barricaded both ends of the tunnel, ripped up the tracks and built an assault course inside, on which to train their recruits.
This was the second time the ancient Syrian city, a Unesco heritage site, had been recaptured from the militants in the course of Syria's six-year war.
The competition is held in conjunction with World Wildlife Day on 3 March of which the theme is 'Listen to the Young Voices'.