While droughts have always been a threat to the country’s agricultural economy, scientists say that the frequency and severity of droughts there have been increased by climate change.
More than a year into a bloody civil war in Ethiopia that has already claimed tens of thousands of lives and displaced upwards of 2 million people, experts fear the worst is yet ahead.
Flash floods overwhelmed parts of New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey on Wednesday night, as the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped historic rainfall across the region.
The Caldor Fire continued to close in on South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Tuesday, transforming a popular ski resort area into a hellish vision of climate change.
Hurricane Ida barreled into the Louisiana coast on Sunday, bringing with it catastrophic levels of flooding and 150 mph winds that tied it for the fifth-strongest hurricane ever to hit the U.S. mainland.
Working for Getty Images, Paula Bronstein captured both scenes of conflict and daily life, and in the process, saw firsthand the changes Afghanistan underwent, including the increasing number of women and girls entering schools. Now, 20 years later, she watches in fear and uncertainty as the Taliban has regained control.
U.S. officials say they are racing to evacuate as many people from Afghanistan as possible before the end of the month, when America's 20-year military presence in the country is scheduled to end.
Photographers captured dramatic images of the floodwaters as they raged through small villages, swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.
If confirmed, Haaland will be the first Native American Cabinet secretary. Can she finally help shield indigenous people from the hundreds of inactive yet still toxic uranium mines that have been scarring their lands and poisoning them for decades?
The inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was splashed across the front pages of newspapers in the United States and around the world on Thursday, a day after they were sworn into office.
Here’s a look at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris through the lenses of photographers who were there.
One week after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, National Guardsmen were situated inside the building, reflecting the security measures in place in the wake of the attack and ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Images of the violent pro-Trump mob that stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Wednesday were splashed on front pages across the globe.
Dozens of Trump supporters breached security perimeters and entered the Capitol as Congress was meeting, expected to vote and affirm Biden’s presidential win.
One of the most pressing questions raised by President Trump falling ill with COVID-19 has been when, exactly, he contracted the coronavirus. It’s impossible to know for sure, in part because he has had so many interactions with aides, family members, political figures and strangers.
John Lewis, a civil rights activist who went on to a long and celebrated career in Congress, has died. He was 80.
Barcelona photojournalist José Colón donned a mask and gloves to venture out into an almost deserted city, turning his camera on those anonymous heroes who are helping to keep the city running.
A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of flaming debris and killing all on board.
Award-winning photojournalist Mary F. Calvert has spent six years documenting the prevalence of rape in the military and the effects on victims. She began with a focus on female victims but more recently has examined the underreported incidence of sexual assaults on men and the lifelong trauma it can inflict.
Dozens of Iraqi Shiite militiamen and their supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday, smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area, prompting tear gas and sounds of gunfire, angered over deadly U.S. airstrikes targeting the Iran-backed militia. An Associated Press reporter at the scene saw flames rising from inside the compound and at least three U.S. soldiers on the roof of the main embassy building. It followed deadly U.S. airstrikes on Sunday that killed 25 fighters of the Iran-backed militia in Iraq, the Kataeb Hezbollah.
Photographer Mike Magers has always been more attracted to work that poses more questions than answers, and it was his aim for this book to deliver on that promise.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has marked the official start of the holiday season, introducing a cherished march of magic that has dazzled generations of fans. Every year, this family tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and about 50 million others around the world.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by the U.S.-based retail store chain Macy’s. The tradition started in 1924 and is the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States.
A collection of images — showing photos of modern-day mountain landscapes next to archive shots of the same scenes decades earlier — reveals the dramatic change.
“I know it doesn’t feel like it, but inflation is both a feature and a bug of a normalizing economy.”
“What is not going to work, and hasn’t worked, is trying to talk people out of the lived reality of higher prices.”
“When inflation expectations rise, actual inflation tends to follow.”
“The Fed must acknowledge that its monetary policy has been a source of inflation, and that it will need to raise interest rates.”
“The supply chain logjams are the core of the problem right now, and that should work itself out over time.”