Crowning Achievements: The World's Most Beautiful Tiaras

Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2011

As a newly minted princess, Kate Middleton must learn to balance while wearing massive, diamond-encrusted headpieces. In honor of that, TIME takes a look at history's most talked-about tiaras

By William Lee Adams

Firestorm Photos: Scenes from the Texas Wildfires

Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2011

Dozens of blazes burn across the state

Scenes of the BP Spill Zone, One Year Later

Monday, Apr. 18, 2011

At the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, much of the Gulf coast is still in a fragile state

The Aftermath of 240 Tornadoes

Monday, Apr. 18, 2011

Tornadoes swept through the South killing at least 43 people

The Calamity of Japan's 9.0-Magnitude Quake

Friday, Mar. 18, 2011

The country reels after a catastrophic earthquake rocked its northeastern coast on March 11, 2011

Animal Eyes

Monday, Mar. 28, 2011

Reuters photographer Jaime Saldarriaga trains his lens on the orbs of the animals at the Villa Lorena animal refuge centre in Cali, Colombia.

Sidney Lumet: A Life Behind the Camera

Saturday, Apr. 09, 2011

The director died April 9 at 86. TIME looks at his 10 most memorable films

A Brief History of Hell

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011

A controversial new book argues that perhaps there is no hell. Yet, culture delights in showing depictions of the place. TIME offers a small sampling.

Top 10 Green Buildings, 2011

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011

The American Institute of Architects announces its 2011 list of the best examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions

By Bryan Walsh

Donald Trump: The Man Beyond the Brand

Friday, Apr. 15, 2011

The billionaire's wealth and influence have weathered numerous reversals of fortunes. As "The Donald" mulls a presidential campaign, here is a look at his career

Patterns of North Korea

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011

Photographer Feng Li provides an insight to life inside the Hermit Kingdom

Industrial Fishing Threatens Chile's Fishermen

Monday, Apr. 11, 2011

Photographer Mark J. Davis documents the struggle of local producers to maintain their livelihood as large-scale, commercial operations plunder the traditional fisheries, leaving them with little to catch

Images Released of the Tsunami Striking Fukushima

Friday, May. 13, 2011

TEPCO makes public pictures of the massive wave engulfing the nuclear power plant

Who Wants to Be a Star? Photos from a Reality TV Convention

Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2011

Billed as "the ultimate reality-TV fan experience," the Reality Rocks Expo allowed aficionados to get up close and personal with their favorite celebrities

Photographs by Nicolas Silberfaden for TIME

Ivory Coast's Civil War

Monday, Apr. 04, 2011

The arrest of strongman Laurent Gbagbo signals the end of a chapter in a bloody battle for control of the African nation

Too Close to Fukushima: Inside the Exclusion Zone

Friday, Apr. 08, 2011

Photographer Athit Perawongmetha ventures into the highly dangerous, deserted wasteland that's within a 12-mile radius of the beleaguered Japanese plant

On the Cutting Edge: China's Extraordinary Buildings

Monday, Apr. 11, 2011

Take a look at some of China's over-the-top building projects in recent years, by architects from Pritzker winner Rem Koolhaas to rising Chinese designer Yansong Ma

Inside Egypt's State Security Headquarters

Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011

With the fall of the Mubarak regime, Egyptians have broken into the offices of the dreaded state security offices — and are overwhelmed by what they have found

Faces of the Civil War

Friday, Apr. 08, 2011

Portraits of the men, women and children who fought in the war between the states, drawn from TIME's new book, The Civil War: An Illustrated History

Inside a Libyan Police Station

Wednesday, Apr. 06, 2011

On a tour of a torched police station in Zawiyah given by Libyan authorities, signs of torture and execution by Gaddafi's government are found.

Editors' Note: Some of the images in this gallery contain graphic content

Life in Japan's Evacuation Centers

Wednesday, Apr. 06, 2011

Evacuees struggle to create a sense of normalcy after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and nuclear crisis

Stoner Cinema

Thursday, Apr. 07, 2011

Your Highness is the latest pot movie to hit theaters. Here are some of the other classics of the genre.

Photos: The Great 1906 San Francisco Quake, Now in Living Color

Tuesday, Apr. 05, 2011

Pictures of the epic disaster rendered in an early color process are unearthed at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

An Englishman in New York

Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011

There are 120,000 Englishmen and women living in New York. And one of them is photographer Jason Bell, who set out to snap some of the best (and slightly lesser) known faces that have made it across the Atlantic.
As told to Glen Levy

The Big Business of Royal Wedding Tchotchkes

Sunday, Apr. 03, 2011

Prince William's imminent nuptials to Kate Middleton have inspired entrepreneurs looking to cash in

In the Eye of the Beholder: Strange Beauty Pageants

Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011

A global survey of alternative contests celebrating diverse Misses and/or Misters

Inside Seized Drug-Smuggling Submarines

Monday, Mar. 28, 2011

Colombian narco-traffickers use underwater crafts to sink to new depths getting their products to market

Photographs by Luca Zanetti

The Stars of Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology

Thursday, Mar. 24, 2011

A new collection provides a snappy introduction to America's first great musical form

The Many Marriages of Elizabeth Taylor

Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2011

The Hollywood beauty was married eight times, to seven different men

Elizabeth Taylor Through the Lens of Hollywood Photo Legend Bob Willoughby

Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2011

The screen icon and the famed photographer, known from his candid shots of the stars, crossed paths many times in their careers

Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2011

A screen legend dies at 79

Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Thursday, Mar. 24, 2011

A tragedy that killed 146 garment workers on March 25, 1911, marked a watershed moment in American labor history

The Libyan Conflict

Saturday, Mar. 19, 2011

Rebels and forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi fight for control of the country

TIME's Closeup

Thursday, Mar. 03, 2011

Images of the events that matter

Muammar Gaddafi's Tripoli

Monday, Mar. 07, 2011

TIME photographer Christopher Morris photographs life in the Libyan capital — where a rally belies the fighting elsewhere in the country

Christopher Morris / VII for TIME

The Hardware of Operation Odyssey Dawn

Monday, Mar. 21, 2011

A look at some of the coalition forces' military technology engaged in the operation in Libya

Surviving the Earthquake Aftermath in Japan

Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2011

A humanitarian crisis unfolds as victims eke out an existence after the twin disasters decimated the northeastern coast

Found in the Rubble of the Japanese Earthquake

Friday, Mar. 18, 2011

Small household items convey the enormity of the tragedy

Japan's History of Massive Earthquakes

Friday, Mar. 18, 2011

The Pacific nation, perched on the unstable Ring of Fire, has been rocked by frequent earthquakes in the past decade.

Bahrain Routs Protesters from Pearl Square

Thursday, Mar. 17, 2011

Government troops burn tents and clear protesters who had camped in the square to call for reform

Charlie Sheen: Trapped in a Conspiracy Movie?

Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011

Nefarious plots have dominated the star's film career. Have they crept into his real life, leaking through his Twitter account? You decide

By Nicholas Hegel McClelland

The Earthquake's Aftermath

Friday, Mar. 11, 2011

The country assesses the damage from the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and deadly tsunami that struck March 11

Libya's Rebels Suffer a Setback

Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011

Photographer Yuri Kozyrev documents the fighting in Libya's eastern cities

Photographs by Yuri Kozyrev / Noor for TIME

Eds. note: This gallery contains graphic content

Ken Turns 50

Friday, Mar. 11, 2011

On March 11, 1961, America's most fashionable teenager finally met her match. Introduced two years after Barbie, Mattel's Ken Carson was just a good-looking boy in red swim trunks with a crewcut. Here's a history of Barbie's longtime boyfriend.

Deadly Legacy: Afghanistan's Land-Mine Victims

Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011

Antipersonnel explosives left over from the Soviet occupation have devastated the men, women and children of a war-torn nation

Portraits made in Herat by Majid Saeedi / Getty Images

Inside the Tents of Muammar Gaddafi

Wednesday, Mar. 09, 2011

Libya's leader prefers the je ne sais quoi of a portable Bedouin shelter both at home and on the road

by Miral Sattar

Top 10 Union Movies

Wednesday, Mar. 09, 2011

In Wisconsin and elsewhere, American unions have roused themselves after decades of lethargy. Scanning film history, TIME picks 10 movies that dramatized the triumphs, tragedies and dilemmas of the union movement —Richard Corliss

Photos: After Quake, Carnival Returns to Haiti

Tuesday, Mar. 08, 2011

After the devastating January 12 earthquake, Haitians decided to forego Carnival in 2010. This year, it makes a comeback, and takes on a whole new meaning

16 of History's Most Rebellious Women

Monday, Mar. 07, 2011

In honor of International Women's Day, TIME looks at some unlikely revolutionaries, from Joan of Arc to Harriet Tubman and a modern-day mother of three who became a key democracy activist in Yemen

Cricket Legends' Last Chance to Win the World Cup

Monday, Mar. 07, 2011

The cricket World Cup is in full swing. But for some of the greatest players in the history of the game, the 2011 tournament in the subcontinent represents a final chance for glory
By Glen Levy

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  11. 11
  12. 12
  13. 13
  1. Archive:
  2. 2013
  3. 2012
  4. 2011
  5. 2010
  6. 2009
  7. 2008
  8. 2007