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Could this land on Staten Island become a New York City landmark? In 1972 Dorothy Day who founded the Catholic Worker movement bought a pair of bungalows that were part of a 1920s retreat known as Spanish Camp. There she found a refuge alongside her working-class brethren looking to escape the toil and grime of the city. A developer bulldozed her cottages in 2001 to make way for mansions that were never finished like the one in this photo by @nytchangster. While Dorothy is considered a…

Kreischer Mansion Staten Island

In recent days Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been scrambling to contain inflammatory rhetoric from his government over Jerusalems holy sites after his deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely said it was her dream to see the Israeli flag fly there. The holy site is sacred to both Muslims and Jews and it has been at the center of a wave of deadly Palestinian unrest since September. In this photograph by Ahmad Gharabli of @afpphoto@gettyimages Palestinian schoolgirls walk in line…

Last January when Kurdish forces ended the Islamic States five-month siege of Kobani a contested town on the Syrian and Turkish border the local population rejoiced. The scene today is very different says photographer Lorenzo Meloni who alongside his @magnumphotos colleague Moises Saman photographed the region earlier this month. During the war the enthusiasm for every victory over the Islamic State generated widespread satisfaction and gratification he explains. Today however the city is…

Up there City exploration captured by @roof_topper @cosmocalisse #Toronto by jr

Fable "The cockerel the cat and the mouse"(le Cochet le Chat et le Souriceau). On the left the cock played by French actor Gerard Giroudon. On the right the cat played by French actress Audrey Bonnet. ( Martine Franck/ #MagnumPhotos) by magnumphotos

Tonight @trevornoah takes over as host of The Daily Show on @ComedyCentral. He has the formidable task of succeeding Jon Stewart who over his 16-year tenure helped transform the program into a pointed and influential commentary on politics and the media. @chadbatka photographed @trevornoah at @thedailyshow offices in New York on #nytassignment. by nytimes

My favourite little courtyard in Gamla stan by danrubin

Police and protesters faced off on West Florissant Avenue in #Ferguson Missouri on Sunday night. @whitcphoto took this photo near the end of a day of peaceful protest commemorating the killing of Michael Brown the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot by a white police officer one year ago. The evening ended in gunfire as multiple shots rang out on West Florissant Avenue the commercial district hit by rioting last summer. by nytimes

Children at a crowded school inside a displaced persons camp in Juba South Sudan. The countrys capital and the whole country for that matter has slid far from where its people dreamed it would go. The Republic of #SouthSudan is not even 5 years old but already 50000 people have been killed in an ethnically driven civil war. Jubas displaced persons camp is on the citys outskirts not far from the homes of many camp dwellers who once lived less than 2 miles away. They fled at the outbreak of…