Some of the colorful holiday activities in Mexico from the past week
Widespread anger over the high cost of living and social inequality in Chile has sparked days of sometimes violent protest.
Demonstrations have roiled Ecuador’s capital city for more than a week, after the government eliminated a long-standing subsidy, doubling the price of fuel.
Groups of Guajajara tribesmen in Brazil’s Maranhão state patrol their tribal land, seeking to protect it from illegal logging in places with little police presence.
The small village of Kivalina is threatened on several fronts by a warming Arctic climate, as the ground it sits on erodes, and the animals the villagers rely on become more difficult to hunt.
Recent images of the hard-hit islands of the Abacos and Grand Bahama, as residents receive aid, recover what they can, and contemplate their next steps
In April 1904, St. Louis opened its doors to the world, welcoming millions to see the fascinating buildings and exhibits of art, technology, and history on display at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.
Early images of the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl across the Bahamas
Images from Brazil, where more than 79,500 fires have been counted so far this year, the worst since 2010
Images of some of the action taking place in the arenas, parks, open fields, beaches, rivers, and streets of Lima
Images of some of the joy, effort, concentration, frustration, and exhaustion made apparent on the faces of the athletes competing in Peru
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.
Thousands of fans lined New York’s “Canyon of Heroes” to cheer for the U.S. women’s national soccer team, now the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champions.
Under pressure from the Trump administration, and its own citizens, the government of Mexican President Obrador is building a response to limit the continued flow of U.S.-bound immigrants across the country’s borders.
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
Spiritual communication, alien reincarnation, Judeo-Christian doctrine, Egyptian symbolism, mysticism, and more are practiced and taught by this religious community in Vale do Amanhecer, just outside Brasilia, Brazil.
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.
Amid an existing political and economic crisis, days without electricity are making life even harder for Venezuelans.
Colorful images from Rio, São Paulo, and more
Efforts to find remaining survivors have ramped up in Brumadinho, Brazil, four days after the collapse of a dam released a torrent of sludgy iron-ore waste, killing dozens.
Juan Guaidó, the head of Venezuela’s National Assembly, declared himself the county’s new president, with the backing of internal and international supporters. Nicolás Maduro, the existing president, says he is staying put, and has the backing of the Venezuelan military.
Images of the pets, working animals, and wildlife that have become victims, evacuees, rescuers, and comforters after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire
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.
The annual Women’s March in New York City, the Tour Down Under cycling event in Australia, a firefighting robot in India, anti-government protests in Iraq, the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in Switzerland, and much more.
Windblown ice and snow build up hulking shapes on the trees atop Mount Zao.
In the Philippines, parts of the landscape near Taal have gone completely gray, covered in a blanket of volcanic ash.
Thousands gathered around Virginia’s state capitol to protest proposed gun-control laws.