The removal of Confederate statues in Baltimore, big waves in Brazil, the World Jousting Championships in Australia, daily exercise at a pig farm in China, and much more.
George Frey, Getty images photographer, recently had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground, a sprawling top-secret military facility in the Utah desert.
India celebrated its 70th Independence Day on August 15, during a busy week across the nation.
In squares and streets across the United States, vigils and marches were held this weekend in response to the hatred and violence on display during a rally in Charlottesville on Saturday.
Since 2011, August 12 has been set aside as World Elephant Day, supported by numerous conservation agencies as a day to “spread awareness, share knowledge, and provide solutions for better care and management of both captive and wild elephants.”
A trip through Geirangerfjord in Norway, an earthquake in China, a submerged monastery in Russia, contentious elections in Kenya, and much more.
In August of 1977, the first of two identical robotic probes was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, bound for our outermost planets and beyond.
Earlier this year, photographers visited Kensington in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to photograph “El Campamento”, one of the largest open-air drug markets and shooting galleries on the East Coast, before it was shut down.
In Tibet’s Hengduan Mountains, workers are hauling thousands of parts over challenging terrain by mule and by hand to build the Tibet Electric Power Networking Project.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, an election in Kenya, the launch of a Soyuz rocket in Kazakhstan, elementary school sumo wrestlers in Japan, and much more.
High in the Apuan Alps of Tuscany sits Monte Altissimo, climbed by Michelangelo in 1517, where the artist found “the marble of his dreams.”
The young leaders of Pine Ridge Reservation are confronting generational poverty, trauma, and cultural disconnection and using educational attainment as key to reclaiming Native identity and culture.
The results of the annual photo competition are now in.
Ethiopia is home to more than 100 million people and is composed of wildly varying landscapes and an incredible diversity of ethnic and religious groups.
This September, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will take its final measurements and images as it plunges into Saturn’s atmosphere at 77,000 miles per hour, burning up high above the cloud tops.