The pope’s visit to South America, big surf in Portugal, bull wrestling in India, a false alarm in Hawaii, a massive oil spill in the East China Sea, and much more.
Leaving Lima, Peru, on January 6, 335 competitors started the 40th annual Dakar Rally, which arrives in Córdoba, Argentina, on January 20.
In the past couple of days, festivals were held in two villages separated by language, culture, religion, and great distance, but both centered on the use of fire as a method of purification and blessing.
In its 10th orbit around Jupiter, NASA’s Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of the gas giant that are being made even more incredible by citizen scientists here on Earth.
The Singapore Zoo shows off its babies, ice blankets in the U.S., fog drifts in the U.K., Saudi Arabia opens its first automotive showroom solely for women, and much more.
Hillsides scorched by wildfires last month unleashed mudslides under heavy rainfall north of Los Angeles on Tuesday.
A half-century ago, much of the world appeared to be in a state of crisis, with protests around the world, the Vietnam War, and the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert Kennedy. But there was some progress to be found as well.
Earlier today, hundreds of thousands of Catholic devotees in Manila gathered together and climbed over each other to touch a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ.
A collection of images of mountain gorillas in their home habitat in central Africa.
A buffalo herd runs in Hungary, Potato the corgi runs in Boston, protests erupt in Iran, a “bomb cyclone” hits the northeastern U.S., and much more.
Arctic outbreak, thundersnow and bomb cyclone, polar vortex, snow assault, jellybean, boom!
Four consecutive dry years have put the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River, and the Dead Sea at risk.
Last night, as the stroke of midnight rolled across the world's time zones, people gathered to celebrate the arrival of 2018.
People stranded at Disneyland, a spectacular rocket launch in California, polar bears dance for the Pope, Christmas on an Australian beach, and much more.
For more than 1,000 days now, Yemen has been torn by a ferocious war pitting rebels against the government, militias against each other, Al Qaeda and ISIS against everybody, and a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed forces, leaving a desperate civilian populace caught in the middle.
A look at some of the stories brought to us by photojournalist Mario Tama in the last year, as he traveled pole to pole and across the Americas.
Christmas services and observances from China, Kenya, England, the U.S., India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Israel, France, and many more countries.
Preparations for Christmas around the world, big surf in Portugal, taming the Thomas Fire in California, an Amtrak crash in Washington state, and much more.
With only a few days left until Christmas, I thought it might be fun to take a look at celebrations and preparations from years past.
Getty Images photographer Mario Tama recently spent a short time in Ushuaia, Argentina, capturing images of the harbor, the city, the people, the mountains, and nearby glaciers.