One hundred years ago, an outbreak of influenza spread rapidly across the world, and killed more than 50 million—and possibly as many as 100 million—people within 15 months.
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.
Images of urban agriculture programs by photographer Preston Gannaway
The World Health Organization and other national health agencies are warning that the current Zika virus outbreak is likely to spread throughout nearly all the Americas.
Thick clouds of smoke and haze are blanketing much of Southeast Asia, due to largely illegal efforts to burn thousands of acres to clear land for farms and palm-oil plantations.
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.
A beard-and-mustache battle in Los Angeles, a sleepy young rhino in France, a shepherd among Turkish foothills, the Corso Zundert flower parade in the Netherlands, the “Futurium” in Berlin, and much more
Early images of the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl across the Bahamas