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.
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.
Earlier this year, photographers visited Kensington in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to photograph “El Campamento”, one of the largest open-air drug markets and shooting galleries on the East Coast, before it was shut down.
The Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica just set a new record, sailing through the Northwest Passage above North America earlier than ever before.
Photographer Russell Lee, while working for the FSA/OWI visited the small town of Vale, Oregon, on the Fourth of July in 1941.
Images of Muslim Americans observing Eid al-Fitr and Ramadan this year in New York, Connecticut, California, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey
Beginning on April 1, anti-government demonstrators have staged daily protests across Venezuela, leaving thousands arrested, hundreds injured, and 66 dead.
In the United States, the German American Bund, an American Nazi organization, was formed in 1936, and soon grew to have tens of thousands of members.
After a run of 146 years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, known as “The Greatest Show on Earth,” has come to an end.
Since April 1, daily anti-government protests across Venezuela have frequently devolved into clashes with riot police, leaving thousands arrested, hundreds injured, and 43 dead.
One year ago this week, a raging wildfire burned through nearly 1.5 million acres of forest surrounding the city of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. Today, the recovery is moving slowly.
On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered in Caracas and other Venezuelan cities to step up their continuing demonstrations against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Parts of California have just experienced the wettest winter on record—months of rain have refilled reservoirs and snow has covered the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Opposition groups have taken to the streets in Venezuela five times in the last week, protesting against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Heavy rains in Colombia over the weekend caused rivers to overflow and sent mudslides crashing down on the town of Mocoa, burying neighborhoods in piles of mud, boulders, and shattered trees.
On March 30, 1867, the United States gave the government of Russia a check for $7.2 million and took possession of a vast new land that became the Alaska Territory.
An unusual bout of heavy rains powered by El Niño conditions have drenched parts of Peru with 10 times more rainfall than normal.
Earlier this month, Agence France-Presse photographers Jim Watson and Guillermo Arias traveled the length of the U.S.–Mexico border.
Reuters photographer Christinne Muschi recently spent time photographing refugees who took taxis to the end of a dead-end road in the U.S. to walk across the border into Canada, into the custody of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
A total of 2,908 dogs were entered in this year’s 141st annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, consisting of 200 different breeds or varieties.
The Royal Air Force celebrates its centennial in London, World Cup emotions run high, the Running of the Bulls begins in Spain, Tour de France riders pass through stage six, and much more.
Over the weekend, sustained heavy rainfall hit parts of western and central Japan, causing flash flooding, setting off landslides, and submerging floodplains.
Fields of lentils and poppies carpet this Italian landscape with a colorful quilt of blossoming flowers every year.
In parts of Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, and Russia, an ancient pagan rite combined with a traditional Orthodox feast to become Ivan Kupala Night, a festival celebrating the summer solstice.