Protests in the West Bank

Sunday, Sep. 25, 2011

Palestinians and Israelis clash as Mahmud Abbas lobbies the United Nations for statehood

The Career of Sandra Day O'Connor

Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011

A look back at the rise and tenure of the first female Supreme Court justice, sworn in thirty years ago, September 25, 1981.

Exclusive Photos: Living in Gaddafi's Libya

Saturday, Mar. 19, 2011

Christopher Morris explores Gaddafi's Libya, photographing the devout and the manufactured

Photos: Sargent Shriver and 50 Years of the Peace Corps

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

Founded in 1961, the program first led by JFK's brother-in-law reaches the half-century mark

A Photographer Remembers Desert Storm, 20 Years Later

Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Photographer Steve McCurry recounts the scene in Kuwait 20 years ago, as the retreating Iraqi army left a fiery aftermath in its wake

Willem de Kooning at MoMA

Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011

A Great American Painter has a Major Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art

By Richard Lacayo

Palestinian and Israelis Clash in the West Bank

Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011

A demonstration escalates as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas makes bid for statehood at the United Nations

Inside Saddam's Palaces Today

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

Desert Storm's Surreal Final Days

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

Photographer Steve McCurry recounts the scene in Kuwait 20 years ago, as the retreating Iraqi army left a fiery aftermath in its wake

Typhoon Roke Hits Japan

Sunday, Sep. 18, 2011

Over one million people evacuate their homes in central Japan as the country witnesses its second typhoon in a month

How to Stay Married for 50 Years

Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011

A Photographer's Mongolian Diary

Friday, Sep. 16, 2011

Italian photographer Chiara Goia captures the ethereal beauty of Mongolia from horseback and car

India and Nepal Rocked by 6.9 Earthquake

Sunday, Sep. 18, 2011

Authorities expect high death toll and warn of frequent aftershocks

Crash at Reno Air Races

Saturday, Sep. 17, 2011

At least 9 were killed and 56 injured in the deadly Nevada incident

Inside West Bank Settlements

Friday, Sep. 16, 2011

Photographer Uriel Sinai documents daily life in the highly controversial towns and villages as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prepares to ask the United Nations Security Council for statehood

Photos by Uriel Sinai / Getty Images

Willy Wonka and Turnips: The Cartoons of Kate Beaton

Friday, Sep. 23, 2011

In the Web comic Hark! A Vagrant, cartoonist Kate Beaton humorously imagines what figures from literature and world history would sound like if they had modern attitudes. TIME looks at 10 of her best strips

New York Fashion Week 2011: From Sketch to Runway

Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011

As the biannual style event comes to a close, designers give TIME a look at the drawings behind their spring-summer 2012 collections

By Feifei Sun

How Plastinated Bodies are Made

Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011

Behind the scenes at a Chinese workshop that specializes in the process of preserving human and animal bodies for exhibition.

Jackie Kennedy Up Close

Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011

Rare images of the former First Lady by Life magazine photographer Paul Schutzer

U.S. Embassy Attacked in Kabul

Monday, Sep. 12, 2011

Taliban insurgents fire on the U.S. embassy, NATO headquarters and other buildings in Afghanistan's capital

Flooding in Pakistan

Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011

Monsoon rains have battered Pakistan in recent weeks, killing more than 200 people and leaving another 200,000 homeless

Scenes from the U.S. Open

Tuesday, Sep. 06, 2011

Photographs from the last Grand Slam tennis event of 2011

Pipeline Explodes in Kenya

Monday, Sep. 12, 2011

A blast in Nairobi leaves more than 75 people dead

Photos: A Nation Remembers Sept. 11

Friday, Sep. 09, 2011

America commemorates 9/11

Japan: Six Months After the Earthquake and Tsunami

Monday, Sep. 12, 2011

Another anniversary was marked on Sept. 11 as Japan is still struggling to rebuild after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated the country on March 11. But in some areas, remarkable progress has been made

Egyptians Tear Down A Wall Protecting the Israeli Embassy

Friday, Sep. 09, 2011

Protesters demolish a concrete barrier outside Israel's mission in Cairo, forcing the embassy to evacuate its diplomats

Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' No Longer A Teenager

Wednesday, Sep. 07, 2011

The seminal single from Nirvana's Nevermind was released twenty years ago, on September 10, 1991. A look back at Nirvana on the cusp of stardom.

Tropical Storm Lee's Wake

Monday, Sep. 05, 2011

Heavy rains and wind follow in the storm's path

Wildfire Burns Across Central Texas

Tuesday, Sep. 06, 2011

A roaring wildfire race through central Texas, scorching some 34,000 acres southeast of Austin and destroying everything in its path

Scenes from the Venice Film Festival

Thursday, Sep. 08, 2011

A look beyond the red carpet at Venice's 68th international festival of film

A Brief History of the Rugby World Cup

Thursday, Sep. 08, 2011

The seventh tournament takes place between September 9-October 23 in New Zealand. Can the host nation finally win for a second time?

Walter Reed Hospital: End of an Era

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

Now that the famed military hospital has moved its final patients to newer quarters, a look back at highlights from the history of the Army's premier medical facility

Russian Jet Carrying Hockey Team Crashes

Wednesday, Sep. 07, 2011

A passenger jet with a number of former NHL players crashes after takeoff near Yaroslavl, Russia

Typhoon Talas Lashes Western Japan

Thursday, Sep. 08, 2011

The tropical storm unleashes record rainfall, triggering landslides and flooding. Search and rescue members scramble to find survivors, as the death toll climbs.

Burning Man 2011

Friday, Sep. 02, 2011

Free spirits let their freak flags fly at the annual festival's 25th incarnation

Severe Drought in Texas

Thursday, Sep. 01, 2011

As temperatures continue to be in the triple digits Texas experiences its worst drought since 1895.

Chinese Tourists in North Korea

Monday, Aug. 29, 2011

A group of visitors gets a rare look inside the Hermit Kingdom

Hurricane Irene Leaves Behind a Trail of Destruction

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011

The massive storm leaves havoc in its wake

Spain's Annual "Tomatina" Draws Thousands

Monday, Aug. 29, 2011

Revelers throw tons of tomatoes during Spain's annual tomato fight in Valencia

We Are What We Eat: Food and American Identity at the National Archives

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

A fascinating exhibit shows what Minnie Mouse, "vitamin donuts" and Richard Nixon's last White House meal say about the relationship between the government and Americans' grub
—by Katy Steinmetz

Oscar Pistorius's Historic Race from 2011

Monday, Aug. 29, 2011

The South African becomes the first double-amputee to compete at the World Championships

Bombing in Nigeria

Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

At least seven are dead as a bomb rips through the United Nations headquarters in Abuja

The Long, Extraordinary Career of Steve Jobs

Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010

Steve Jobs died Oct. 5, 2011, at age 56. TIME takes a look at the Apple co-founder's storied, visionary career

Earthquake Shakes the Northeastern U.S.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia is felt as far away as New York City

Gunmen Attack NATO Oil Tankers in Pakistan

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Attackers on motorbikes destroy at least 19 oil tankers carrying fuel to NATO troops in neighboring Afghanistan

Pope Benedict XVI in Spain

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Thousands of Pilgrims flock to Madrid for the Pope's arrival in Spain in celebration of World Youth Day 2011

Mosque Bombed in Pakistan

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

A possible suicide attack in the Khyber region leaves 40 dead during Friday prayers

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