Images of the eerie stillness of public spaces, emptied of the crowds they were built for
Scenes from the pandemic, and of people coping with the many problems it is causing
Classrooms, plazas, malls, sports venues, houses of worship, and tourist destinations appear eerily empty as people stay home and await further news.
Images from the photojournalist Alexey Malgavko of some of the homeless inhabitants of Omsk, Russia
Thousands gathered around Virginia’s state capitol to protest proposed gun-control laws.
A collection of images of these working dogs, bringing care, peace, and joy to those in need.
A look at Pride 2019 parades and events from around the world
Allison Joyce, a photographer with Getty Images, spent time with some of the women taking on the dangerous but necessary task of clearing Sri Lanka’s remaining minefields.
We wear masks for many reasons: for fun, for protection, or to make a statement.
As more and more walls are built along borders worldwide, a look at some famous and some lesser-known barriers across the globe.
A mock prison facility in South Korea has been locking up paying “inmates” for brief stays in simple cells since 2013.
Since the 1860s, these intriguing counterbalanced cable railways have been built on mountaintops for tourists, on hillsides for mines, and in cities for public transport.
The total number of smartphone users worldwide will reach an estimated 3 billion this year—here’s a look at the visual landscape.
I’ve been hearing a lot about a “blue wave” in the news lately, so I thought I should do my best to cover this tidal force with news photos.
Images of the 15 tallest statues in the world as of today, plus five bonus photos of some more famous—if smaller—colossal monuments
Today, a visual feast—glimpses of libraries big and small, new and old, from across the globe
Recent images of robotic technology around the world
A look at Pride 2018 parades and events from around the world.
Recently, AFP photographers have been photographing people with job titles that are becoming very rare, such as lamplighter, street clerk, rickshaw puller, plowman, or elevator attendant.
There's nothing better than images of collectible coins, stage props, miniatures, and professional models to convey the intricacies of a distributed, decentralized, encrypted digital asset functioning as a virtual currency.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are taking to the streets today in hundreds of coordinated protests, calling for lawmakers to address school safety and gun violence.
Across the United States today, students participated in walkouts to protest gun violence one month after the deadly shooting in a Florida high school.
Reuters photographer Zohra Bensemra recently spent time in southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, where locals have lived in underground homes for centuries.
A week after 17 people were murdered in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, teenagers across South Florida, in areas near Washington, D.C., and in other parts of the United States walked out of their classrooms to stage protests against the horror of school shootings and to advocate for gun law reforms.
A dangerous wildfire driven by hot, windy conditions has prompted hundreds of evacuations.
Recent images of African and Asian elephants in their natural habitat, as well as in preserves and protected parks
After running aground and being battered by waves for days, the MV Wakashio has leaked tons of fuel oil.
A few glimpses of the landscape of Arkansas, and some of the animals and people calling it home