Authorities in Allahabad, India, are expecting approximately 100 million visitors over the 48-day Ardh Kumbh Mela festival starting on January 15, 2019, and 22 temporary pontoon bridges are being built to handle the traffic.
A mock prison facility in South Korea has been locking up paying “inmates” for brief stays in simple cells since 2013.
Black Friday snowflakes, turkeys at the White House, the reopening of Cincinnati's historic Union Terminal, a volcanic eruption in Guatemala, and much more
Since the 1860s, these intriguing counterbalanced cable railways have been built on mountaintops for tourists, on hillsides for mines, and in cities for public transport.
Images of the pets, working animals, and wildlife that have become victims, evacuees, rescuers, and comforters after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire
A fireworks festival in Burma, political turmoil in Sri Lanka, starlings over Rome, an Allosaurus in Paris, wintry scenes in northern China, and much more
Chinese developers have opened a series of new tourist attractions in some very lofty places. Glass-bottomed bridges, cliffside walkways, observation decks, and more
The total number of smartphone users worldwide will reach an estimated 3 billion this year—here’s a look at the visual landscape.
A selection of entries from this year’s competition, which is open for submissions until November 15
The Woolsey Fire and the nearby Hill Fire have forced the evacuation of nearly 250,000 residents from their homes near the Pacific Coast in California’s Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
A visit to the Swiss Museum of Transport, NATO soldiers on patrol in Afghanistan, autumn colors pass their peak in the North, Bonfire Night across England, and much more
Within 24 hours, the Camp Fire has burned more than 20,000 acres, and has virtually destroyed the town of Paradise.
Based in Portland, the photographer Robert F. Bukaty has been working for the AP since 1993, making thousands of photos of Maine’s people, landscape, wildlife, and, of course, its ever-changing seasons.
For years, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling churches.