Leaving Lima, Peru, on January 6, 335 competitors started the 40th annual Dakar Rally, which arrives in Córdoba, Argentina, on January 20.
Getty Images photographer Mario Tama recently spent a short time in Ushuaia, Argentina, capturing images of the harbor, the city, the people, the mountains, and nearby glaciers.
More than a dozen wildfires burning across Northern California have destroyed at least 5,700 structures and are being blamed for 40 deaths.
Powerful winds drove more than a dozen wildfires across several counties in California on Monday, burning more than 100,000 acres, destroying 1,500 homes, and reportedly killing 11 people.
Two weeks after Hurricane Maria smashed Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump flew to San Juan to assess the situation and meet with local officials, aid workers, and residents.
Eight days after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, some relief and supplies are beginning to arrive in San Juan, but little aid is reaching outlying areas.
Hundreds of soldiers were sent into the narrow streets and alleys of Rocinha to fight warring drug traffickers last week.
Five days after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, its devastating impact is becoming clearer.
After being struck by three major earthquakes in the past month, rescue workers and volunteers across Mexico have been working around the clock, with the help of local and international teams of sniffer dogs and their handlers.
On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria crashed across the entire U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, making landfall with winds approaching 150 mph (240 kph).
On September 19, 2017, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City, rattling skyscrapers and sending millions into the streets.
Yellowstone, now 145 years old, was the first national park established in the world.
On Friday, a judge in St. Louis found Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man named Anthony Lamar Smith.
Days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across the Caribbean and several U.S. states, government officials and residents are beginning to assess the widespread damage, pick up the pieces, and figure out their next steps.
As Hurricane Irma, now a tropical storm, moves out of Florida, images of the destruction left behind are beginning to appear.
On September 8, Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cuba as a destructive Category 5 storm, slowly spinning along its northern coast for hours.
While Hurricane Irma appears set on a possible path toward southern Florida, the Category 5 storm has already left a trail of destruction across parts of the Caribbean.
Dozens of forest fires are currently burning across eight western states, forcing thousands to flee, destroying homes, and closing highways.
Each year, participants in the Burning Man Festival travel to the playa of Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to form a temporary city—a self-reliant community populated by performers, artists, free spirits, and more.
Less than a week ago, Hurricane Harvey made landfall, dumping trillions of gallons of rain on parts of Texas and Louisiana, spawning unprecedented flooding.
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.
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.
Recent images from across southeast Alaska, a narrow strip of coastal islands and mountains that stretches more than 500 miles along the Pacific Ocean.
Participants at the Wave and Goth festival in Germany, attendees at a “Kiss-a-thon” in Mexico City, observations of Ramadan in Indonesia, and so much more.
Throughout the 20th century, NASA made extensive use of wind tunnels to test and refine designs for airplanes, spacecraft, and many other vehicles and structures.
The ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano has opened as many as 20 new fissures on Hawaii's Big Island over the past two weeks.