Less than a week ago, Hurricane Harvey made landfall, dumping trillions of gallons of rain on parts of Texas and Louisiana, spawning unprecedented flooding.
Earlier today, in the Spanish Mediterranean town of Bunol, around 22,000 people gathered to throw 150 tons of ripe tomatoes at each other.
The dogs and cats of flood victims are being cared for by owners, neighbors, and first responders across the region.
Hurricane Harvey has dropped historic amounts of water on southeastern Texas.
Hurricane Harvey, the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States in more than a decade, made landfall on the Texas coast late Friday.
The Great American Eclipse, the World Belly-flop Championships in Norway, thousands march against hate in Boston, and much more.
One last aerial photo tour of the country of Georgia, before new drone laws kick in.
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.”
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.