A volcanic eruption in Mexico, a drifting cruise ship off Norway’s coast, severe flooding in Nebraska, a slimy Chris Pratt in Los Angeles, a Trump rally in Michigan, and much more
A small collection of images from the past few weeks from North America, Asia, and Europe, of poppies, sunshine, and cherry blossoms—surely signs of warmer days to come
After the ice festival: fascinating aerial images of ephemeral architecture crumbling and returning to a liquid state
In Les Baux-de-Provence, a former limestone quarry has been transformed into an immersive multimedia exhibit space dedicated to art and music.
Last week, one of the most devastating storms to hit Africa in decades killed more than 750 people and destroyed thousands of structures, roads, and farms.
In the spirit of the day, I am obligated to share these adorable images of pups around the world.
Nowruz celebrations in Iraq, terrible flooding in Mozambique, springtime in China and England, mourning in New Zealand, flower fields in California, floodwaters across the midwestern U.S., and much more
Images from the past few days in Christchurch, where residents continue to gather at makeshift memorials across the city
Snowmelt and last week’s “bomb cyclone” have overwhelmed rivers in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and neighboring states, causing widespread flooding that has broken dozens of records and cost at least three lives.
A rabbit in war-torn Syria, water shortages in Venezuela, cherry blossoms in China, terror in New Zealand, voting in North Korea, a global youth protest against climate-change inaction, and much more
A collection of news photos of pups being interviewed
Amid an existing political and economic crisis, days without electricity are making life even harder for Venezuelans.
Images of Maslenitsa, a Slavic Shrovetide festival, as celebrated in Russia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan.
Power outages in Venezuela, Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans, presidential campaigning in New York, International Women’s Day observed around the world, and much more
Allison Joyce, a photographer with Getty Images, spent time with some of the women taking on the dangerous but necessary task of clearing Sri Lanka’s remaining minefields.
On March 3, a monster of a tornado left a path of destruction more than 20 miles long in Lee County, Alabama.
Smithsonian magazine just announced the group of 60 finalists in its 16th annual photo contest.
Colorful images from Rio, São Paulo, and more
Ice mounds on the Great Lakes, an aurora above Finland, Spike Lee at the Oscars, testimony on Capitol Hill, an aquatic-endurance challenge in El Salvador, flooding in California, and much more
A caged Nativity scene in California, the new prime minister of Finland, “big air” in Beijing, a volcanic eruption in New Zealand, Christmas lights in Philadelphia, and much more
While tales of Saint Nicholas feature him bringing gifts to good boys and girls, ancient folklore in Europe’s Alpine region also speaks of Krampus, a frightening beastlike creature who looks for naughty children to punish in horrible ways—or possibly to drag back to his lair in a sack.
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
Christmas lights in New York City, fall colors in Japan, a sandy traffic jam in Miami, the Tactual Museum of Athens, a Santa run in Glasgow, and much more