Picture Editor

Lloyd Young

Young is a picture editor for the Metro section, produces Globe staff video, and is one of the editors for The Big Picture blog. He previously worked for newspapers in Ohio, Illinois, and Florida, and has won awards from the National Press Photographers Association and Pictures of the Year International. He earned his master’s degree from Ohio University.

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Deadly earthquake hits Italy

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Search and rescue crews are using whatever they can to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble early today. The death toll stood at 120, but certainly will rise said officials. ‘‘The town isn’t here anymore,’’ said Sergio Pirozzi, the mayor of the hardest-hit town, Amatrice.

Golden moments in Rio

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More than halfway through the Summer Olympic games in Rio, over 150 gold medals have been awarded. Here are some of the winners whose performances during competition earned them the top spot on the podium.

Forget Rio — Vermont has Olympics for farmers

By Jessica Rinaldi , Globe Staff

While the world focused on Rio, a different type of games played out in a small corner of New England.

Rio Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies

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The Rio Olympic Games officially got underway Friday night with Opening Ceremonies at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The Games are being held for the first time in South America, and more than 11,000 athletes from over 200 countries will be competing.