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The Safe Supply Movement Aims to Curb Drug Overdose Deaths

Here We Can Express Ourselves With Freedom. In Puerto Rico, A Trans Collective Is Reimagining Family Values

Can Barcelona Fix Its Love-Hate Relationship With Tourists After the Pandemic?

Before last year, Mart Cus didnt like to linger in the streets of Barcelonas Gothic Quarter, the neighborhood where he has lived all his life. It was impossible to sit on a bench or play…

A Mother Speaks Out About Opioid Stigma and The Pain Of Losing Her Son

Four years ago, the stories of a young man named Billy with his mother Kristina and stepfather John Barboza appeared in The Opioid Diaries, a special issue of TIME calling attention to the dire rise…

Theres No Easy Way Out of This. How Anti-Government Protests in Colombia Escalated into Deadly Clashes with Police

Scenes from the protests over inequality that have been raging in cities across the country since April 28

The Invisible Labor Inside Americas Lactation Rooms

In a photo series and accompanying documentary, Corinne Botz goes inside over 30 American lactation facilities and makeshift spaces for lactating mothers

How the Worlds Most Prevalent COVID-19 Vaccine Is Made

Behind the scenes at the German facilities making COVID-19 vaccines for the world

Delivery Drivers in Latin America Fight for Fair Treatment

Why Deaths Among Americas Homeless Are Soaring

When West Virginia declared a state of emergency to arrest the coronavirus, the social network that aids the homeless froze along with everything else. Charities that offered daily meals and warming stations shut down. Volunteers,…

A Photographers Unflinching Gaze on The War on Terrors Consequences

Come September, the U.S. war on terror will be 20 years old. Many Americans enjoy the luxury of being detached from that fact, but for the hundreds of thousands of people who served in combat,…

How a Groundbreaking Book Helped a Generation of Lesbians See Themselves in the 1970s

Photographer and activist JEB (Joan E. Biren) reflects on her groundbreaking photo book Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians

The day projected twin images of a nation struggling with chaos and an Administration aiming for normalcy

A Photographers Diary of 12 Months in Trumps America

It would be too much to say that if youve seen one Trump rally youve seen them all. But they all follow a predictable pattern, says Peter van Agtmael, who has been attending them since…

A Photographers View Inside the Capitol

When a mob incited by President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, photographer Christopher Lee, on assignment for TIME, followed the rioters inside to document their destruction. The day, which started with the…

Photographs Inside the Chaos at the Capitol

A mob whipped up by the President stormed police lines, smashed windows and broke into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 in an attempt to block lawmakers from certifying President-elect Joe Bidens electoral victory. The violent…

These images acknowledge not just where weve been, but who we are

In news events chronicled by TIME photographers across the year, the invisible forces pushing us apart become visible: The plastic barriers built and the Tyvek worn to separate a pathogen from a human being. The…

The imagessome stirring, some haunting, all indeliblethat defined the year

Meet the Biden Campaigns Vast Voter Network

President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris were named TIMEs 2020 person of the year on December 10, after winning the White House with a record-breaking 81 million votes. A diverse coalition of supporters…

Zanele Muholi Documents Black, Queer Life

To think that people are being recognized and respected and have been given a space to be themselvesit heals.

Heroes of the COVID-19 Pandemic. President-elect Joe Biden. Megan Thee Stallion. See TIMEs best portraits of 2020.

Portraits of Ruth Bader Ginsburgs Favorite Collars and the Stories Behind Them

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an American icon. The late Justice, who died on September 18, 2020 at the age of 87, was only the second woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, and a…

Food Banks Strained During COVID-19 Pandemic

Food insecurity is increasing as unemployment rates continue to risebut food banks are straining to meet the increase in demand

TIME Photographers Reflect on a Long Election Week

It felt like the country held its breath over four long days, anxiously awaiting one of the presidential candidates electoral votes to reach 270. On the morning of Nov. 7, after the Associated Press finally…

Scenes from Election Protests in Arizona

Tensions are running high outside of the Maricopa County Elections office in Phoenix, Ariz., where more than a hundred protestors have demonstrated for the last three nights to argue about the electoral process after former…

Scenes from Behind the Frontlines of Europes Oldest Frozen War in Nagorno-Karabakh

In an Armenian trench in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, strings of empty ration cans hang from a rafter jerry-rigged above canted mud walls, intended to jangle in the event of contact from an enemy…

Photographing the New Age of Conspiracies

In November 2017, the House Intelligence Committee released fake advertisements found on Facebook in the walk up to the 2016 election. As politicians on each side argued over whether the ads changed the election results,…

As Colleges Open During a Pandemic, Student Life Remains Closed

The typically bustling main campus of Pennsylvania State University is quieter than normal. Many students are tuning in to classes online from their dorm rooms. A town ban on gatherings of more than 10 people…

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. At least 100 people were killed in the blast and more than 4,000 others were injured, according…

Reconsidering Gordon Parks: The Atmosphere of Crime

Photographer Gordon Parks examined how the underlying suffering, despair and fear of marginalized groups was further exacerbated by police and prisons

Climate Change Pushes Polar Bears Towards Extinction, Study Finds

The majority of polar bears will likely disappear by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, according to a new study published Monday. While scientists have long known polar bears…

I Will Not Stand Silent. Asian Americans Reflect on Race Amid Pandemic

Diseases and outbreaks have long been used to rationalize xenophobia: HIV was blamed on Haitian Americans, the 1918 influenza pandemic on German Americans, the swine flu in 2009 on Mexican Americans. The racist belief that…

A Socially Distant Fathers Day at an L.A. Nursing Home Is a Welcome, Though Difficult Event

Alexandria Care Center has had 23 COVID-19-related resident deaths since the start of the pandemic

A Family and City in Mourning: Scenes From George Floyds Funeral

After Trayvon Martin was killed in 2012, Brooklyn-based photographer Ruddy Roye started to think differently about his work. I told myself the work I pursue personally would be about educating my sons, says Roye, 50….

Photographers Share Their Experiences Covering Protests Across America

In the aftermath of George Floyds death, protests against racism and injustice spread, most peacefully, across America. As people gathered in more than 150 cities, so too did scores of local photographers who felt compelled…

Im a Black American Vet and a Former Police Officer. I Decided to Speak Up With My Camera

Doug Barrett, 37, is a photographer, Army Veteran and former police officer from Atlanta who moved to Kansas in 2011. I was a former police officer in Gwinett County, Ga., working in SWAT and narcotics….

The Story Behind the Trump Tower Protest Photograph

Mark Clennon, 32, is a photographer living in Harlem with his wife, and three-month-old daughter. On May 30, five days after George Floyds killing in Minneapolis, Clennon went out to photograph a peaceful protest winding…

Photographing New Yorks George Floyd Protests

I wanted to be part of the change and fight for all the black people who have lost their lives to police brutality, says photographer Malike Sidibe

After George Floyds Death: Voices Behind Photos

My job is just to document a visual diary, a Minneapolis photographer tells TIME. Obviously, we are in need of a deep conversation about police reform because this keeps happening

We Do This for the Living. Inside New Yorks Citywide Effort to Bury Its Dead

Much of New York City has been idle since the coronavirus lockdown was declared two months ago, but not the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, an 88-acre shipping and distribution hub built in the 1960s on…

Meet the 23-Year-Old Photographer Who Shot the Cover of TIMEs Generation Pandemic Issue

Having graduated from college four months prior to the tragic events of 9/11, Ive been thinking a lot about the class of 2020 and how this global moment will forever shape their lives. For this…

Moms Understood Isolation Before the Pandemic

Confinement, isolation, remaining homebound: these are not new experiences for mothers. A babys many needs are a legion of tender leashes, tethering a mother to a child who needs her body to be fed and…

What Life Is Like During Germanys Coronavirus Crisis

When Ingmar Björn Nolting saw his grandmother in early April, it was from a distance of five meters. Roswitha Erler, 80, lives in the northwestern German town of Minden and has been battling breast cancerputting…

Silent Squares and the Scent of Death: Scenes From an Italy Laid Low by Coronavirus

It wasnt long after my ­arrival at the hospital in Brescia that I smelled something I know too well. I have smelled it many times working as a photo­journalist in conflict zones. I do not…

What Its Like Living in Italy During Coronavirus Lockdown

Photographer Lucia Buricelli lives alone in a studio apartment in Milan. On March 9, Italy became the first democratic country since the Second World War to impose a nationwide lockdown, extending measures that had already…

The Art of Documentary Photography: Dorothea Lange Reconsidered

Dorothea Langes photographs of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl migrants made her one of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th century. But her famous Migrant Mother and other images made for the federal…

Lets Go Behind the Scenes With the Furry, Fluffy, Fabulous Stars of the Westminster Dog Show

Step into the holding area of Madison Square Garden this week, and you might just get French kissed by a new friend. Thats because its the annual Westminster Dog Show, and spectators are welcome to…

A Photographers Take on the MeToo Trial of the Decade

Harvey Weinsteins rape trial opened the new decade in spectacular fashion. Curious onlookers, protesters demanding justice, police, and the media filled the State Supreme Court in Lower Manhattan to witness the beginning of weeks of…

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