Diwali lights in England, a pair of scary clown masks in Nicaragua, a rat stuck in a New York garbage can, a bioluminescent jellyfish in the Marianas Trench, a little Hitler, and much more.
Thousands of Iraqi and Kurdish troops, supported by the United States, France, and Britain, are now in the early stages of a massive operation to retake the Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, from ISIS militants.
One last overview of autumn
The UN estimates at least 1.4 million Haitians are now in need of urgent assistance as clean water, food, and medicine are in short supply.
It’s time once again for a look at the animal kingdom and our interactions with the countless species that share our planet.
An intimate look at the stars of the world's largest film industry
Cuddling with a Kodiak bear, a presidential fist-bump with a robotic arm, mourning Thailand's King Bhumibol, an African penguin release, and much more.
Unranked images from the the 2016 Small World Photomicrography Competition.
In Russia’s Siberian wilderness, a new gold rush is on, as local ‘tuskers’ set up illegal ivory mines, blasting away soil and permafrost to find the tusks, horns, and bones of woolly mammoths and rhinos.
One week after the powerful storm first made landfall in southwestern Haiti, some communities still have not received any assistance, as authorities reported at least 900 deaths due to the hurricane.
The photographer Fabian Muir has visited the closed-off country five times, hoping for a glimpse of the everyday.
Fall colors in New England, famine in Yemen, hurricane Matthew aftermath in Cuba and Haiti, exploding mannequins in South Korea, and much more.
Getty Images photographer Jeff Mitchell paid a visit to Foula recently, and returned with these images of its people, animals, and landscape.
A 160,000-mile quest to visit all 59 of the country's natural treasures
Earlier today, Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson was asked by a journalist “What would you do, if you were elected, about Aleppo?” Johnson replied with his own question: "What is Aleppo?"