Willie Nelson, who turns 80 today (born April 30, 1933), is one of those musicians who manages to comfortably straddle very different worlds.
At the Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in California, the Solar Impulse company has engineered the HB-S1A solar-powered airplane.
King Willem-Alexander is the first Dutch king for 123 years and, at 46, the youngest in Europe
Italian photographer Alessio Romenzi has been chronicling the Syrian civil war for months. The following pictures of his are from a few days in mid-April spent in the battle-scarred city of Aleppo.
Opened 100 years ago today (April 24, 1913) when President Woodrow Wilson pushed a button that lit up every floor at once, the steel-frame Woolworth Building in Lower Manhattan had a spectacular birth.
Torrential rains across the central United States forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close about a dozen locks on the Illinois River and the Mississippi Rivers north of St. Louis late last week
A strong quake rocked China's southwestern Sichuan province, killing more than 150 and injuring thousands.
Less than 24 hours after a police officer was shot dead at MIT and a massive manhunt that shut down a major American city, one Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured and one killed.
In celebration of Record Store Day on April 20, TIME presents vintage photos of the music meccas.
In the immediate aftermath of Venezuela's tightly contested presidential election on April 14, 2013, supporters of opposition leader Henrique Capriles demanded a recount after a slim electoral defeat to Nicolas Maduro.
The Queen, British Prime Minister David Cameron and more than 2,000 dignitaries pay their last respects to Baroness Thatcher at St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday
With at least three killed and 140 injured, locals in Boston are struggling to come to terms with the devastation following Monday's explosions.
Two explosions shook the Boston Marathon, April 15, 2013, killing three and injuring more than 100.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to bombard a South Korean island with 5,000 residents, further raising alarms in Seoul and the U.S., which is beefing up its own missile defenses against possible attack from Pyongyang.
Punk is alive and well on the once isolated land
The final count was closer than most people expected but Chavez's anointed successor takes the election.
No nation does propaganda like the Hermit Kingdom. On a daily basis, North Korea's leadership and official news agency trade in jargon and slogans that few elsewhere in the world would ever echo.
Every April, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes over the town of Indio, California, for three days of performances on several stages. Fans from around the world come to see their favorite artists - and to party.
TIME looks at U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents at work along the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego in California.
Japan's Aomori Prefecture might be at the same latitude as New York, but its climate can seem a lot more harsh. Nestled at the northernmost part of the country's Honshu Island, the average yearly snowfall there is around 34 ft.
North Dakota's oil boom has been called everything from the region's equivalent of a gold rush, to its version of Silicon Valley.
The grim specter of sectarian violence hovers once more over Egypt after a weekend of deadly riots involving Egyptian Copts in Cairo.
In anticipation of the Mad Men season 6 premiere on AMC this Sunday night, TIME brings to you a rare insider's tour of the Time-Life Building in the 1960sthe setting of everyone's favorite mid-century ad agency
A look back at the great players, and games, that have made the Final Four one of the most popular events in all of sports
Stunning images of the sun, Earth and far-away locales in our roundup of cosmic views from March 2013.