Iraqi government troops have announced that they have taken control of the eastern half of Mosul from ISIS.
Images from this weekend’s protests against the immigration ban, from New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Seattle, Washington, DC, Dallas, Boston, Detroit, Philadelphia, and more
Incredible photographs of England’s ever-changing metropolis
Photographs of a working family in Los Angeles, made by photographer Justin L. Stewart
Preparations for the Lunar New Year in China, a new president of the United States takes office, protesters march on Washington, Venus Williams celebrates a victory in Australia, and much more.
The Chilean government has asked for international assistance and declared a state of emergency in some southern regions battling the worst forest fires in the nation’s history.
On January 23, 1973, a previously-unknown fissure in the Earth beneath the small Icelandic island of Heimaey opened up less than a mile from the town of Vestmannaeyjar.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s assertion that the National Mall was "full when the president took the Oath of Office" is demonstrably false.
Over the weekend, a massive storm system spawned dozens of tornadoes and caused extensive damage across a swath of the southern United States, from Texas to Florida.
A new exhibition captures the rallies, riots, marches, and demonstrations that erupted in New York City between 1980 and 2000.
Images of today’s marches in Washington, New York, Denver, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, and from other cities in England, Ghana, France, Canada, Serbia, Australia, Kenya, Germany, India, and many more.
Photographs of the NorthWest Bible Church’s Between Jobs Ministry in Spring, Texas, made by photographer Elizabeth Conley
On January 20, 2017, the peaceful transfer of American power took place in Washington, DC, as Barack Obama, passed the office to Donald J. Trump.
Preparations for the Inauguration in Washington, D.C., a sea lion kisses Princess Stephanie of Monaco, a volcanic eruption in Mexico, and much more.
A fire engulfed a landmark building in Tehran, Iran, this morning, leading to a complete collapse that may have killed as many as 30 people, including many firefighters.
AFP photographer Raul Arboleda recently spent time at a FARC camp, observing daily life as the rebels demobilize and prepare to move into the next phase of their lives.
The Hall of Presidents and First Ladies in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, recently closed down, auctioning off its collection of life-size wax figures of U.S. presidents.
Age can’t keep these senior track and field athletes from the finish line
Photographs of workers in Philadelphia's Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd
The Wolf Moon rises over England, Ballroom dancing in Tokyo, the Dakar Rally in Argentina, and much more.
Eight years of a presidency
On January 9, hundreds of thousands of Catholic devotees in Manila, Philippines, took part in a barefoot procession lasting 22 hours, carrying a centuries-old icon of Jesus Christ through the streets.
Gathered here are a few recent images of the chilly weather across the north.
Some expeditions require little more than a car and semi-serious walking shoes
After being struck by three major earthquakes in the past month, rescue workers and volunteers across Mexico have been working around the clock, with the help of local and international teams of sniffer dogs and their handlers.
Record-setting hurricanes, massive protests, a devastating earthquake, and an epic refugee crisis.
On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria crashed across the entire U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, making landfall with winds approaching 150 mph (240 kph).
The United Nations Refugee Agency now reports that more than 420,000 people have fled the violence in Burma since August 24.