The Photos You Should See – May 2019

U.S. News photo editors curate this month's most compelling images from at home and abroad.

By U.S. News Staff?May 7, 2019
By U.S. News Staff?May 7, 2019, at 5:59 p.m.

May 31, 2019 | Agartala, India | Men pray ahead of Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of the month of Ramadan.(STR/AFP/Getty Images)


The Women of the 116th Congress

A record number of women were elected to the U.S. House and Senate in the 2018 midterm elections.

Claire HansenNov. 13, 2018

Cartoons on President Donald Trump

June 18, 2019, at 10:30 a.m.

The 10 Worst Presidents

Not all U.S. presidents are missed once they leave the White House.

Andrew Soergel and Jay TolsonDec. 31, 2014

Providence Schools: A Profile of Dysfunction

The city’s students aren’t learning and its school buildings are deteriorating. It’s not alone. Many urban school districts face the same problems.

Lauren CameraJune 28, 2019

The First-Round Punch That May Change the Race

The California senator’s decision to question Biden was the most high-profile stinging attack on the front-runner to date.

David CataneseJune 28, 2019

Betting on the Rust Belt

Both parties are edgy about what demographic shifts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania mean for the 2020 presidential election.

Susan MilliganJune 21, 2019

How Will Biden Debate? Clues From 2008

The former vice president has more high-stakes debating experience than any of his rivals. But he’s never been in this position before.

David CataneseJune 21, 2019

Quelling the Political Insurgency

Republicans and Democrats are facing challenges from the far ideological wings of their parties.

Susan MilliganJune 14, 2019

Doubling Down on The Donald

An ‘existential threat.’ A ‘demagogue.’ ‘Impeach Donald Trump.’ The Democrats running to unseat the president are turning up the rhetoric.

David CataneseJune 14, 2019

The High Cost of Undercounting

If the 2020 census includes a citizenship question, educators are worried about the potential loss in education funding.

Lauren CameraJune 7, 2019