On September 28, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, triggering a localized tsunami, killing hundreds.
Continued flooding from Hurricane Florence, a water landing in Micronesia, fall colors in Wales, preserving a Communist monument in Bulgaria, emotional confirmation hearings in Washington, and much more
A sample of some of the amazing works of wearable art shown over the past few years at the WOW international design competition in Wellington, New Zealand
In 2015, a rule change in Formula One racing brought titanium skid blocks back, in turn bringing about the return of the occasional bright rooster tail of sparks.
The 185th Oktoberfest beer festival opened in Munich this weekend, and organizers are expecting more than 6 million visitors over the next two weeks.
A White Walker roams Northern Ireland, flooding threatens parts of the U.S. and Mali, a Japanese satellite visits an asteroid, American bison are raised in Mexico, and much more
For nearly six months now, Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have been staging weekly demonstrations along the border between Gaza and Israel—protests they call the “Great March of Return.”
Lucas Jackson, a photographer with Reuters, recently joined a team of scientists studying Greenland’s ice sheet and glaciers.
Dogs, cats, and other animals that were left behind, or caught in the storm, are being rescued and cared for by owners, neighbors, and first responders.
Images of the immediate effects of the monster storm in the Philippines, Hong Kong, and parts of southeastern China
Even though Florence has been downgraded to a tropical depression, much more rainfall and flooding have been predicted for already hard-hit regions.
Hurricane Florence reaches the Carolinas, Vostok 2018 military exercises in Siberia, a dinosaur in North Korea, scenes from New York Fashion Week, and much more
More than a million people are under evacuation orders as Hurricane Florence slowly approaches the coast of North and South Carolina.
A look at the construction and development of the new One World Trade Center, from cornerstone to present day, and how it has changed the skyline of New York City
Yesterday, to mark its 70th birthday, North Korea held a military parade, put on a massive show with its first “mass games” in five years, and finished with a torchlight parade.
Supreme Court confirmation hearings and protests in Washington, D.C., a military dance in China, a tattoo expo in Russia, a 3-D-printed Egyptian-cat-mummy skeleton, and much more
Recent images of Croatia’s dramatic landscape, cities, parks, and shorelines
Yesterday, the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years tore through the western part of the country with heavy rain and violent winds.
Photos from the scene of a fire that burned through the 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, destroying countless artifacts.
A grab bag of interesting, seldom-seen historic images depicting myriad people, places, and things—from epic achievements to small moments.
A hungry polar bear in Russia, Women's World Cup action in France, exuberant Raptors fans in Toronto, a “Protest Against Divisiveness” in New York, aquabike racing in Hungary, and much more.
Arizona’s existing geology, coupled with man-made crater fields, hosted numerous moonlike sites for Apollo astronauts to train.
A collection of images of some of the many moods of this iconic valley, from wild storms to dusky evenings to bright, sunlit panoramas