A small view of people and places across China over the past few months.
Every year, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, the city of Harbin hosts an Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, featuring massive ice and snow sculptures.
On Sunday, an enormous pile of excavated soil and other construction waste crashed down on an industrial park in Shenzhen, China, in a landslide burying dozens of buildings, and leaving more than 90 people listed as missing.
A collection of recent aerial images showing the vast diversity of landscapes across China, from cities to mountains, desert to sea shores, and much more.
Gansu Province, in northwestern China, is about the same size as California, with a population of about 26 million people. Gansu’s diverse landscapes include parts of the Gobi Desert, the Yellow River, numerous mountain formations, and remnants of the Silk Road and the Great Wall of China.
In Beijing, China marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and its role in defeating Japan, by holding an enormous military parade and declaring a new national holiday. The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware, and 200 aircraft.
On September 3, China will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the surrender of Japan and the end of World War II, but the service of many veterans of that conflict has been unrecognized for decades.
Late on the night of August 12, a series of ferocious explosions tore through an industrial area in Tianjin, China.
At China’s Hengdian World Studios, the biggest movie lot ever built, there are currently 11 productions about World War II being filmed to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the end of the war
On Shengshan Island, east of Shanghai, China, only a handful of people still live in a village that was once home to more than 2,000 fishermen.
A passenger ship carrying 458 people sank in a storm on Monday night in the Yangtze River in China.
After viewing news photographs from China for years, one of my favorite visual themes is “large crowds in formation.”
Across China, where new developments are keeping pace with the rapidly growing economy, reports continue to surface so-called "nail houses."
In Beijing, awareness of the dangers of the polluted sky is now on the rise, thanks to growing data on its air quality. China will "declare war on pollution," Premier Li Keqiang told parliament in an opening address in 2014. A tougher environmental law took effect on January 1, while a new environment minister took charge on Friday.
Every year, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, the city of Harbin hosts the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, featuring massive ice and snow sculptures. At night, the sculptures are colorfully illuminated and visitors can climb and play on some of them.
On the night between June 3 and 4, 1989, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) violently cleared Beijing's Tiananmen Square of protesters, ending a six-week demonstration that had called for democracy and widespread political reform.
Container ships at the Port of Los Angeles, morning light on mountains in Switzerland, a wearable soft toy in France, drag racing in Tennessee, glacier exploration in Austria, and much more
A month of lava flows and ashfall has taken a toll on several small towns on the island of La Palma.
Some of the winning and honored images from this year’s competition in close-up, macro, and micro photography
The 12th annual panoramic-photo competition has just come to a close, and the winning images and finalists have been announced.