Recent images of carnivals around the world, including images from Spain, Brazil, Italy, Germany, Lithuania, Bolivia, and more.
In Homs, Syria, where entire city blocks have been reduced to rubble by years of civil war, a Syrian wedding photographer thought of using the destruction of the city as a backdrop for pictures of newlywed couples “to show that life is stronger than death.”
Photographs of life in Flint, Michigan, where lead, copper, and bacteria have been contaminating the drinking supply
Revelers in Brazil prepare for Carnival, Dutch police train an eagle to capture drones in midair, a captured monkey menace in Mumbai, Russian infantry training with reindeer, a mock zebra escape in a Tokyo zoo, and much more.
In contested areas of Syria, thousands of archaeological sites are being systematically looted by unknown parties, the treasures sold off, disappearing into the black market.
A small view of people and places across China over the past few months.
Scenes from the past few frantic months in Iowa, as presidential hopefuls made appearances in every corner of the state.
A photo catalog of scars and stories
The burning of a Viking longboat during Up Helly Aa in the Shetland Islands, nude statues hidden from Iran’s visiting president in Italy, a moonrise behind Toronto, and much more.
The World Health Organization and other national health agencies are warning that the current Zika virus outbreak is likely to spread throughout nearly all the Americas.
NASA's Mars rover, Opportunity just celebrated its 12th anniversary on Mars—a mission that was originally meant to last just 90 days.
French President Francois Hollande was among the guests of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited to view the spectacle of the 67th Republic Day Parade held in New Delhi.
Recent winter weather has caused serious problems across the northern hemisphere, but it also brought many out to play, and others to photograph the snowball fights, sleds, and the beauty of winter in full swing.
The drama of a northern Colorado wheat harvest
While Saint Nicholas may bring gifts to good boys and girls, ancient folklore in Europe's Alpine region also tells of Krampus, a frightening beast-like creature who emerges during the Yule season, looking for naughty children to punish in horrible ways—or possibly to drag back to his lair in a sack.