Barack Obama: The Best TIME Photographs

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008

A commemorative volume tracks the President-elect's path to the White House. TIME Photographer Callie Shell has been with him every step of the way.

Somalia's Face of Modern Piracy

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008

Photographer Jehad Nga gets a rare glimpse of the men who plunder the shipping lanes off the east coast of Africa

Congo on the Brink

Monday, Nov. 10, 2008

As the cease-fire becomes more precarious, thousands are once again displaced

Travel Like Bond, James Bond

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008

Company travel is a given, when you're an international spy. If you're hoping to retrace 007's steps on your next trip, S. James Snyder offers the secret agent's seven most exciting adventures.

LIFE Magazine's Classic Photos

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008

A new book, LIFE: The Classic Collection gathers 100 of the venerable magazine's most famous and iconic images

Landscapes of the 'Great War'

Friday, Nov. 07, 2008

During World War I, hundreds of thousands of Allied and German soldiers died in battlefields around Ypres, Belgium. Ninety years on, the scars of war are still visible.

Photographs by Stefan Boness from the book, Flanders Fields.

William Eggleston at the Whitney Museum

Friday, Nov. 07, 2008

"Democratic Camera Photographs and Video, 1961 - 2008," a new exhibit of work by the famed colorist, opens November 7 in New York

Africa's AIDS Crisis

Thursday, Nov. 06, 2008

Photographer Tom Stoddart documents the fight against the disease in in sub-Saharan Africa, where AIDS kills 6,500 every day, leaving millions of children orphaned.
Photographs By Tom Stoddart / Getty Reportage

James Bond: Escape Artist

Friday, Nov. 07, 2008

For over 50 years, 007 has been foiling villains' spectacular attempts to kill him

The Best of the Bond Girls

Friday, Nov. 07, 2008

They are sexpots and saviors. They might be threats to the hero's life or the most ornamental distraction. Whatever else may change in the 007 series, you can't have a Bond film without Bond girls. Here are 10 to savor.

Berenice Abbott: New York City in the 1930s

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008

The photography of an early master of photography is collected in a comprehensive two-volume edition, Berenice Abbott by Berenice Abbott, published by Steidl.

Kim Jong Il: Doctored Photos?

Friday, Nov. 07, 2008

North Korea experts pore over new photos of the Dear Leader for signs of ill health

Prison Life Inside Baghdad's Camp Cropper

Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2008

Photographer Yuri Kozyrev gets a rare glimpse into a crowded Iraqi detention center.

Reported by Abigail Hauslohner

Kristallnacht in Words and Photographs

Friday, Nov. 07, 2008

Seventy years later, survivors share their recollections of the day the Holocaust began, in material drawn from, a website devoted to preserving the memory of Jewish life in Central Europe before the rise of the Nazis

Election '08 in Civil Rights' Ground Zero

Thursday, Nov. 06, 2008

Photographer Mario Tama visits Selma and Birmingham as the nation elects its first black president

A New King for A New Bhutan

Friday, Nov. 07, 2008

The fifth king of the reclusive Himalayan nation is crowned as the country struggles to come to terms with modern world around it

Scenes from Voting Day

Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2008

Turnout is heavy on an historic election day

John McCain's Campaign Farewell

Wednesday, Nov. 05, 2008

The GOP nominee concedes defeat at a somber gathering at the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona

Photographs for TIME by Christopher Morris / VII and Danny Wilcox Frazier / Redux

Obama's Victory Celebration in Chicago

Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2008

Scores of thousands gather to cheer for the President elect

Behind the Scenes of Obama's Campaign

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

TIME photographer Callie Shell travels with the Democratic nominee in the campaign's final days

Sixty Years of Election-Night Drama

Monday, Nov. 03, 2008

From Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush, a look back at 15 historic evenings

John McCain's Final Push

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

TIME Photographer Christopher Morris joins the GOP candidate in the last days of his campaign

The World Reacts to Obama's Win

Wednesday, Nov. 05, 2008

From Seoul to Kogelo, Kenya, Obama supporters around the globe watched and reveled in the historic election of the next president of the United States of America

The Voting Machines of America

Friday, Oct. 31, 2008

With states and counties making their own decisions about how voters cast their ballots, our nation is a patchwork of opti-scans, levers and touch-screens. A look at some of the technologies voters will face on election day 2008

The Dalai Lama: Six Decades of Spiritual Leadership

Monday, Nov. 03, 2008

The Dalai Lama may be stepping away from his long-standing role leading negotiations with Beijing on Tibet's future, but his role as Tibetans' spiritual leader will not change

The Campaign from Obama's Point of View

Monday, Oct. 27, 2008

TIME photographer Callie Shell shows what the Democratic campaign looked like from the candidate's point of view

90 Years of Vampires On the Screen

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

In Daybreakers, Hollywood reimagines the world of the infamous nocturnal bloodsuckers. Here's a look back at some of the industry's ghoulish hits and misses

John McCain's Long Distance Campaign

Monday, Oct. 27, 2008

TIME photographer Christopher Morris has covered the GOP nominee since the begining

Pimp My Truck: The World of Custom Big Rigs

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Photographer Roger Snider travels the globe in search of the most tricked-out trucks on the planet

Pakistan Reels from a Powerful Earthquake

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

Two days after a powerful 6.4 quake kills over 200 in southwest Pakistan, tens of thousands remain in need of aid and the search for survivors continues

War and Displacement in Congo

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Congolese government troops and UN peacekeepers engage in fierce fighting with rebel forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo

N.Z. Election: People Power

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

On the eve of New Zealand's Nov. 8 election, photographer Nigel Marple and writer Daniel Williams traveled the country, drawing out their subjects on the direction in which they'd like the country to go

New Exhibit Examines Art in War-Torn Afghanistan

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Living Traditions, an exhibition of contemporary pieces from Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, opened in Kabul in October

Diwali, the Pan-Indian Festival of Lights

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008

A pan-Indian holiday marks the victory of good over evil and the lifting of spiritual darkness

If Teens Could Vote

Monday, Oct. 27, 2008

At a Los Angeles Rock the Vote event in September, photographer Morgan Hagar asked teenagers to complete the sentence, "If I could vote in this election, it would be because..."

Barack Obama: The TIME Interview

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

Behind the scenes photographs by Callie Shell / Aurora for TIME

A History of the Land Speed Record

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

A British team has unveiled plans for a car capable of going 1,000 miles per hour. That's faster than a speeding bullet. Here's a short pictorial history of the Land Speed Record, up to now, anyway!

Royal Academy of Arts Byzantium Exhibit

Friday, Oct. 24, 2008

A collaboration between London's Royal Academy of Arts and the Benaki Museum in Athens reveals the splendors of the Byzantine Empire, 330-1435.

The Fashion Looks of Sarah Palin

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

The RNC comes under fire for providing their vice-presidential candidate with a $150,000 clothing allowance. TIME takes a look at the evolution of her style.

The Book Jacket Art of Chip Kidd

Friday, Oct. 24, 2008

For over two decades, Chip Kidd has been crafting memorable book jackets for America's best writers. TIME looks at 15 of his best designs, with accompanying quotes from his 2005 monograph, Chip Kidd: Book One

Bon Voyage to the Queen Elizabeth 2

Friday, Oct. 17, 2008

After 40 years on the high seas, the famed cruise ship makes its final voyage

Mall of America Mallscapes

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008

Photographer David Bowman brings his landscape camera inside the Mall of America, to capture the wide open spaces of America's largest retail center

Mexico's Clown Congress

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008

The 13th annual meeting of street performers gathers in Mexico City

Australia's Hidden Islands

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008

The continent down under is surrounded by dozens of rugged outliers, many of which now offer luxury accommodations

Photographs by Peter Hunt for TIME

The Campaign in T Shirts

Monday, Oct. 20, 2008

The intensity of the 2008 election has inspired a stunning array of political fashion statements

Training Afghanistan's Police Force

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008

In Afghanistan's Ferah province, the nation's police trains with US military to make Afghanistan a safer place — both for civilians and officers

Photographs for TIME by Adam Ferguson

The World's Harvests

Friday, Oct. 17, 2008

Farmers around the globe prepare their crops for market

Designer David Trubridge

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

A collectible craftsman who advocates sustainability gains an international following

Montana Tribal College

Friday, Oct. 10, 2008

A tribal college on a Cheyenne Reservation seeks to teach Native Americans what other schools don't

Photographs for TIME by Kenneth Jarecke / Contact Press Images

The Recession of 1958

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

Fifty years ago, after 13 years of post-war growth, the U.S. economy hit its first economic downturn since the Depression. In April, 1958, Life Magazine dispatched a team of writers and photographers to cover the story. Here is what they learned.

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