abc
QUICK LINKS:

Photo Galleries

Yes campaign and No campaign posters stand outside a polling place in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.

Britain Scotland Independence Debate

Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence. Now, the task was to heal the divide - and use the energy the referendum unleashed to hold London politicians to promises of more powers for Scotland...



  • Paola Braut, of Belgium, cries over a photograph of her son Patrice along the edge of the North Pool during memorial observances on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. New Terror Fight Casts Shadow over 9/11 Ceremonies

    The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, stirring both anxiety and determination among those who came to ground zero to remember their loved ones...   

  • Across the Years, Obama's 9/11 Message Varies

    Six times, President Barack Obama has come before the American people to reckon with the legacy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the anniversary of that awful day. Each time, he has tailored his message to the moment, at different points stressing themes of service, resilience, tolerance, reconciliation...

  • Carissa Moore of Hawaii surfs during round one of the Swatch Women's Pro Trestles Tuesday morning Sept. 9, 2014 in San Clemente. Top Sports Photos: Sept. 10

    Top sports photos from around the world include the Swatch Women's Pro Trestles in California, the Minnesota Twins celebrating their 4-3 victory over Cleveland, the Lions' win over the New York Giants, and Mexico’s 1-0 victory over Bolivia...

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry looks out from a helicopter over Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 10. Top News Photos from Around the World: Sept. 10

    Top news photos from around the world show scenes from a heated city council meeting in Ferguson, Missouri, Pakistani villagers waiting to evacuate flooded areas, a blast in a chemical facility near Bremen, Germany, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flying over Baghdad, Iraq, in a helicopter...

  • Flood-affected people row boats past partially submerged buildings in floodwaters in Srinagar, India, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The death toll from floods in Pakistan and India reached 400. Top News Photos: Sept. 9

    Top news photos from around the world show scenes from India where floodwaters have left 400 dead, Hawthi Shiite protesters try to stop riot police in Yemen and civilians who fled their homes in Bama take refuge in Maiduguri, Nigeria...