Steve Back’s work might look like a series of Rothko paintings, but they are, in fact, stunning pictures of algae. Hutt Lagoon is a Western Australian salt lake that contains the world’s largest system of algae farms; they get …
A strong quake rocked China’s southwestern Sichuan province, killing more than 150 and injuring thousands.
More Pain in Sichuan: Earthquake Kills at Least 192
At least three people were confirmed dead and dozens were injured when a building under construction in downtown Dar-es-Salaam collapsed. Tanzania’s capital has seen a construction boom of late, raising fears of shoddy safety …
52-year-old Julio Cu Camara dives into the sewage system in Mexico City about four times per month, working anywhere from 30 minutes to six hours to make repairs. His diving suit and helmet weigh more than 80 lbs., protecting him …
The death toll rises across the Caribbean as Hurricane Sandy rages on toward the East Coast of the U.S.
At least 38 people are dead, including five children, in Hong Kong’s worst ferry disaster since 1971
A new venture, the Elite Football League of India, or EFLI, is betting that South Asians will fall for the American game. Here are some photographs of the players in action
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.