Suicide Bombers Attack the British Council in Kabul

Friday, Aug. 19, 2011

The Taliban takes credit for the bombs that killed at least 6 Afghans and 2 foreign nationals on the day that Afghanistan achieved its independence from Britain 92 years ago

Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan Bring Their Leadership Skills Home

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Brent Humphreys photographs the new greatest generation

Indians Protest the Arrest of Anna Hazare

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Thousands gather to support his campaign against corruption

Joplin High Goes Back to School, in a Mall

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

For high schoolers who lost their school in Joplin, Mo., a new location serves as a creative way to stay on schedule

Inside a Cossack Youth-Training Camp

Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

Children and teenagers drill as soldiers in Ukraine

Scenes from the Obama Bus Tour

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

The President tours the Midwest in hopes of strengthening his prospects for re-election in 2012

A Series of Bomb Blasts Rocks Iraq

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

At least 60 are dead as bombs rip through more than a dozen cities

Scenes from the Mubarak Trial

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, his sons and their associates go on trial in Cairo

Stage Collapses at the Indiana State Fair

Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

Tragedy strikes as gusts from a storm topple a concert stage

Roving the Red Planet

Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

In 2011, Spirit and Opportunity continue to transmit revealing imagery back to Earth after a half-decade of service

Tiger Woods' Bad Day

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

Scenes from the struggling golfer's worst round ever at the 2011 PGA Championship

Guy Fawkes: Who Is This Guy, Anyway?

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

As the hacking group Anonymous vows to "destroy" Facebook because of its privacy policy on Nov. 5, observed as Guy Fawkes Day in Britain, TIME looks back at the historical man and the legacy he left behind

Riots Spread Across England

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

The police killing of a London man sets off a wave of violent protests

New York Stock Exchange Traders' Faces

Tuesday, Aug. 09, 2011

Scenes from the exchange floor on August 8, 2011 — the day the Dow dropped over 600 points

A Brief History of Congressional Pages

Tuesday, Aug. 09, 2011

With no need for paper messages, the House of Representatives says it will close its portion of the cherished Washington institution.

Government Forces Lay Claim to Mogadishu

Monday, Aug. 08, 2011

Images of the street fighting as al-Shabab fighters cede control of Somalia's capital

Top 10 Strange Objects Sent into Space

Friday, Aug. 05, 2011

The tiny Lego figurines aboard the Juno spacecraft are just the latest in a long line of bizarre items sent to the final frontier

Brief History of Planet of the Apes

Thursday, Aug. 04, 2011

TIME investigates the cult movie that explores a civilization in which humans are ruled by apes

Five Fantastic Jersey Shore Beach Towns

Thursday, Jul. 28, 2011

Forget the overtanned, underdressed Jersey Shore of reality TV. The Garden State also has plenty of serene beaches and quaint boardwalks that are fit for families and couples looking for a break

By Catherine Sharick

Evidence of Active Water on Mars

Thursday, Aug. 04, 2011

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter beams back images that suggest rivulets of water, flowing in spring and summer, then evaporating

Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus

Thursday, Aug. 04, 2011

A new show explores how the great painter re-imagined Christ from life
By Richard Lacayo

Youth Protest in Spain

Wednesday, Aug. 03, 2011

Members of the 15-M Movement try to continue their action after being evicted from the Puerta del Sol, a famed plaza in Madrid

Jersey Shore, Vintage Edition: Before Snooki and 'the Situation'

Wednesday, Aug. 03, 2011

The Jersey Shore wasn't always known as a backdrop for crude and rude reality-show stars. TIME looks back at the days of elegant boardwalk beauties and old-fashioned seaside attractions

Happy Birthday, Mr. President: Barack Obama at 50

Tuesday, Aug. 02, 2011

In honor of the President's 50th birthday, on Aug. 4, 2011, TIME looks back at 50 milestones in his life, from his days in Hawaii to his historic run for the White House to the highs and lows of his presidency

By Feifei Sun

Ramadan in the Year of the Arab Spring

Tuesday, Aug. 02, 2011

Islam's holy month begins in a year of tumultuous change across the Middle East

Gabrielle Giffords Appears in House to Vote on Debt-Limit Bill

Monday, Aug. 01, 2011

Almost six months since she suffered a gunshot wound to the head, the Congresswoman arrives at the House floor for a critical vote

Moscow River Boat Collision

Monday, Aug. 01, 2011

Less than one month after a devastating riverboat accident on the Volga River, an overloaded motorboat crashes into a barge in the heart of Moscow

A Final Feast at elBulli

Monday, Aug. 01, 2011

Highlights from the last meal at Ferran Adrià's famed restaurant, which closed its doors July 30, 2011

Explosion and Shooting Rock Norway

Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2011

Norway grapples with a horrific day of violence

The NFL Returns to Life

Friday, Jul. 29, 2011

After a lockout that lasted more than four months, the players get to training camp

The Storied History of the United States Postal Service

Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2011

A look back at a cherished American institution, threatened by shrinking budgets and advancing technologies

Deadly High-Speed Train Crash in China

Monday, Jul. 25, 2011

A collision in eastern China raises concerns about safety standards

Deadly Landslide in South Korea

Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2011

Record-setting rainfall causes flooding and devastation in Seoul and its environs

Benghazi: Life During Wartime

Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2011

Residents of the rebel stronghold struggle to maintain an air of normalcy

The Lighter Side of Albert Einstein

Monday, Jul. 25, 2011

The new book, Albert Einstein: The Enduring Legacy of a Modern Genius includes a number of rare and unpublished images of the man who developed the theory of relativity

The Tour de France

Thursday, Jul. 14, 2011

Cadel Evans becomes the first Australian to win the race

Wedding Bells for Same-Sex Couples in New York

Sunday, Jul. 24, 2011

Thousands line up to get married on the first day of legalization for marriage for gay couples

Comic-Con 2011

Sunday, Jul. 24, 2011

Scenes from the annual geekfest

The Life and Times of Amy Winehouse

Saturday, Jul. 23, 2011

The British singer lived for only 27 years but had more ups and downs than many people have in a lifetime. TIME looks back on a flame that burned out too soon

Lucian Freud: A Great Realist Painter

Friday, Jul. 22, 2011

By Richard Lacayo

Machu Picchu: 100 Years Since Its Rediscovery

Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2011

Famed American adventurer Hiram Bingham announced his discovery of the royal Incan site on July 24, 1911

Atlantis Lands, Marking the End of an Era

Thursday, Jul. 21, 2011

After 30 years, NASA's space-shuttle program comes to an end

Heat Wave Steamrolls U.S.

Thursday, Jul. 21, 2011

High temperatures continue to smother the mid-west

MTV Celebrates Its 30th Year

Thursday, Jul. 21, 2011

TIME looks back at some of the music network's most memorable moments

Scotland Yard's Highs and Lows

Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2011

In a history spanning over 180 years, the world's most prestigious policing authority has enjoyed triumph, tragedy, and a fair share of scandal

Leopard Attacks Villagers and Guards in India

Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2011

A wild leopard mauls six in Prakash Nagar

The Dead Sea Is Dying

Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2011

Due to millions of gallons of water being diverted from its tributaries, the Dead Sea shows signs of drying up.

Bee Beard Contest in China

Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2011

Two farmers vie to lure as many bees as possible onto their unprotected bodies

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