Seeing Red: 40 Years of Exploration on Mars

Thursday, Aug. 09, 2012

From the first grainy images to 360-degree panoramas in color. TIME's photo editors roundup the awe-inspiring images from the most outstanding expeditions.

Manila Floods, Displacing Tens of Thousands

Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2012

Torrential rains following Typhoon Saola have flooded the Philippine capital, displacing up to 20,000 residents and raising last week's death toll to 51.

A Year on Mars: An Inside Look at the Curiosity Rover

Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2012

The six-wheeled mobile laboratory has been exploring our Martian neighbor's surface for 365 days. See how it was built and what it has found

Martian Vistas: A Look at Curiosity Rover's New Home

Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2012

The top topography of Mars as captured by NASA's HiRise camera currently onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Sikh Temple Shooting: Wisconsin Community Reacts to Shocking Attack

Sunday, Aug. 05, 2012

At least seven people were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, authorities said. The suspected shooter was later killed in exchange of gunfire with police and is counted among the dead.

Extreme Olympic Closeups

Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2012

Whether you're watching the games at home or in person, you still can't get this close to the action. TIME's photo editors bring you a much closer look at the 2012 London Olympics.

Photos: Gabrielle Douglas's Rise to Olympic Triumph

Saturday, Aug. 04, 2012

A photographic look at Douglas's gravity-defying and history-making performance at the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games.

The Colorful World of the Olympics

Friday, Aug. 03, 2012

The vibrant venues of the 2012 Games have inspired rich, saturated images. TIME's photo editors bring you the most striking moments

Michelle Obama's Defining Fashion Moments

Wednesday, Aug. 01, 2012

From her arm-baring dresses to her colorful cardigans, a look at the First Lady's groundbreaking style

By Feifei Sun and Yumi Goto

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Mark Talmudic Rites

Wednesday, Aug. 01, 2012

Tens of thousands of Ultra Orthodox Jews attend Siyum HaShas, a celebration marking completion of a seven-and-a-half year study-cycle of the entire Babylonian Talmud. Each of the 2711 pages of the Talmud is studied in sequence, one day at a time.

Kate Middleton's Amazing Fashion Evolution

Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2012

Wearing everything from sleek wrap dresses to those inescapable royal hats, Prince William's bride is creating her own style — and inspiring countless copycats

By Feifei Sun and Yumi Goto

Blackout Leaves Millions Indians Without Power

Wednesday, Aug. 01, 2012

The country's eastern and northern electricity grids have collapsed, leaving an estimated 620 million people in 13 states without power.

London Gets Its Games On: Highlights from the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, Jul. 27, 2012

As eager spectators take in the much anticipated London 2012 opening ceremony, the Olympic Stadium is filled with montages of everyday life in the British Isles. Here, TIME presents the best moments from London's Olympic coming-out party.

Political Photos of the Week

Sunday, Jul. 29, 2012

TIME's photo editors bring you the best pictures of the past week from the Beltway and beyond.

Congo Unrest: Clashes with Rebels Spark Refugee Exodus

Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012

More than 200,000 civilians have had to flee and several hundred fighters have been killed in clashes between rebels and Congolese government forces.

The Dictator's Bride: Kim Jong Un Debuts His First Lady

Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012

A day after Kim Jong Un's marital status was officially announced, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) released images of North Korea's supreme leader touring an amusement park with his blushing new bride, Ri Sol Ju in Pyongyang.

Heavy Rain Wreaks Havoc Across China

Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012

Heavy rain has battered 17 Chinese provinces since July 20, leaving 95 dead and another 45 missing, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

Anaheim Demonstrators Clash with Police After Fatal Weekend Shootings

Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012

Protesters in Anaheim, Calif., angered by two fatal police shootings over the weekend, smashed storefronts and set fires.

A Continent on Fire: Wildfires Ravage Europe from Portugal to Greece

Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2012

As countries across the Mediterranean rim reel from a crippling debt crisis, a summer of harsh weather has added on the woes and the heat, sparking wildfires from Portugal to Greece.

Batman Movie Theater Shooting in Aurora, Colorado

Friday, Jul. 20, 2012

At least 12 people have been killed and dozens injured at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Risesin Denver. A 24-year-old man was arrested in a car park nearby in possession of a rifle and handgun.

Culture Icons: The Portraits of Yousuf Karsh

Friday, Jul. 20, 2012

Yousuf Karsh photographed many of the most important figures of the 20th century, from heads of state to movie stars. On the 10th anniversary of his death, TIME's photo editors bring you a selection of some of his rare, color potraits.

Behind the Scenes with Batman: The Making of Christopher Nolan's Trilogy

Friday, Jul. 20, 2012

Now's your chance to get inside the Bat-Bunker—and check out the creative process that fueled the epic Dark Knight trilogy

Spinning In the Heavens — Spiral Galaxies

Friday, Jul. 20, 2012

Though the universe is full of spiral-shaped galaxies, no two look exactly the same. Here are some striking examples

Alleged Suicide Bomber in Bulgaria Blows Up Bus

Friday, Jul. 20, 2012

A suicide bomber carried out an attack that killed seven people in a bus transporting Israeli tourists to the Bulgarian seaside on July 18, the country's interior minister said.

Marissa Mayer's Executive Style

Thursday, Jul. 19, 2012

As one of the most prominent women in tech, Marissa Mayer has made a lasting impression on the industry — and not just with her intelligence. The newly-hired Yahoo CEO's eye for fashion is as sophisticated as her approach to her job.

Indigenous Tribe Rises up in Colombia

Thursday, Jul. 19, 2012

In southern Colombia, a tribe of indigenous people, the Nasa Indians, have risen up after being caught in the crossfire of a government offensive against leftist guerrillas.

Batman's Weapons: What's in the Dark Knight's Arsenal?

Thursday, Jul. 19, 2012

Sure, the caped crusader may look intimidating, but he couldn't keep Gotham safe without a little help, as new book The Dark Knight Manual reveals

The Smithsonian : Sights and Shadows

Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2012

It's hot out there, so get somewhere cool -- like Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex.

Dark Knight Rides: The Complete History of the Batmobile

Monday, Jul. 16, 2012

A new book, BATMOBILE: The Complete History, goes under the hood and charts the evolution of the caped crusader's trusted vehicle

Hillary Clinton Goes Globetrotting

Monday, Jul. 16, 2012

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embarked on a whirlwind 13-day foreign tour, taking her from palaces in Europe to a ceremonial yurt in Mongolia.

Daredevil Dancers Perform at London's Cultural Olympiad Festival

Sunday, Jul. 15, 2012

American choreographer Elizabeth Streb's 'extreme action' dance group, STREB, performed acrobatic feats at several London landmarks for one day only to honor the upcoming Summer Olympics.

Heavy Rains Trigger Flash Floods in Japan

Sunday, Jul. 15, 2012

Record rainfall in Japan has produced mudslides and flash floods leaving 20 dead and many missing.

Political Pictures of the Week, July 27-Aug. 3

Sunday, Jul. 15, 2012

TIME's photo editors bring you the best pictures of the past week from the Beltway and beyond.

James Bond's Style Celebrated in London Exhibit

Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2012

London's Barbican Center marks the 50th anniversary of James Bond, the longest running and most successful film franchise of all time, with an exhibit open to the public now through September 5, 2012

The Festival of San Fermin

Friday, Jul. 13, 2012

The iconic running of the bulls takes place this week in Pamplona, Spain as people from across the globe flood the city's streets to celebrate the legendary festival of San Fermin.

New Delhi Demands Water: The Indian Capital's Annual Shortage

Friday, Jul. 13, 2012

In what has become a chronic phenomenon, the residents of India's capital region suffer a virtual drought as the agency in charge of delivering water falls short, despite an uptick in rainfall.

Spanish Miners Protest Spending Cuts

Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2012

Strikes, road blockades, and mine sit-ins continue as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against their fiscally-wracked government's decision to cut coal subsidies.

A Year After Freedom: How to Heal South Sudan?

Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2012

In a country of 8 million, there are only 120 doctors. Dependent on oil revenues and the efforts of international donors and agencies, the country will struggle-if not find wholly impossible-to stand up on its own feet in years to come.

Summer Heat Wave Roasts the Midwest, Northeast

Monday, Jul. 09, 2012

As temperatures soar from Minneapolis to New York City, TIME takes a look at how people are coping with the searing heat across the U.S.

Libyans Turn Out For a Landmark Election

Saturday, Jul. 07, 2012

On Saturday, polls opened for Libya's first free election after decades of Muammar Gaddafi's authoritarian rule.

Athletes Prepare for the 2012 Olympic Games

Wednesday, Jul. 04, 2012

From the qualifying trials to the opening ceremony, TIME rounds up photos of the world's best athletes preparing for the 2012 Games in London

Inside CERN: The Place Where Particles Fly

Monday, Jul. 09, 2012

The European Organization for Nuclear Research is home to the most sophisticated physics hardware in the world, and, as of this week, the home to one of the most momentous finds ever.

Wind, Heat Hamper Colorado Wildfire Fight

Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012

With more than a half dozen wildfires burning across the state, Colorado is facing its worst wildfire season in over a decade.

The Best Photos from the Tour de France

Thursday, Jul. 05, 2012

TIME takes a look at the 99th annual Tour de France, the famous 20-stage bike race passing through France from June 30 through July 22.

Happy Birthday, America: Celebrating Independence Day

Wednesday, Jul. 04, 2012

Americans across the country - and some abroad - celebrate America's 236th birthday.

Mexico Elections: Former Ruling Party Eyes Return to Power

Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012

The official preliminary vote count in Mexico's presidential race handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto of the Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI).

Mohamed Morsy Declared Egypt's First Islamist President

Saturday, Jun. 23, 2012

After the freest elections in the country's history, Mohamed Morsy deafeats Hosni Mubarak's last Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq in a race that raised political tensions in Egypt to a fever pitch.

LGBT Pride Celebrations Around the World

Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2012

June is LGBT Pride Month — a period marked by marches, parades and parties from Athens to Tel Aviv to Hollywood

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