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South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Feb. 13, 2013. The Olympic athlete is due to be sentenced on Oct. 13.


British aid worker David Haines, by Islamist militant group ISIS. He had been abducted in Syria in March 2013. This is the third videotaped murder the extremists have released.


Alison Bechdel, a MacArthur “genius.” The cartoonist is famous for inventing a test measuring gender bias in movies. Along with 20 other fellows, she will receive a $625,000 grant.


The owner of a wedding photo found in the ruins of the World Trade Center after 9/11, which the finder had shared on social media for years. The photo’s subjects are all alive.


A baby girl, to celebrity couple Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes. The two began dating in 2011 after filming The Place Beyond the Pines.


Mexican resort city Cabo San Lucas, by Hurricane Odile. With wind speeds of 125 m.p.h., the Category 3 storm was the strongest ever to hit the Baja California peninsula.

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