Following the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, scores of mourners took to the streets of Caracas to mourn his death.
The socialist leader, a demagogic populist who consolidated power and was in his fourth term as president, died March 5 at the age of 58 after a secrecy-shrouded battle with cancer.
Roughly 1,000 flights at Chicago airports have been cancelled in the storm's wake, which will move across the country, threatening significant accumulations around Baltimore and Washington D.C.
Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country's most important and complicated in its 50-year history
A recent change in the rules means young women soon will be eligible to go into harm's way with the U.S. military's most elite fighting force.
Three weeks after succeeding Hillary Clinton as U.S. Secretary of State, the long-time Senator and 2004 Presidential candidate left on a ten-day inaugural trip to Europe and The Middle East.
Far beneath Manhattan, and out of sight it's 8 million residents, the largest transportation project in the country is churning away day and night hollowing out granite to create six miles of new tunnels.
Pope Benedict XVI's last general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, drew an estimated crowd of tens of thousands of people
Street protests broke out in West Bank in support of Palestinians held in Israeli jails. The unexpected death of Palestinian prisoner Arafat Jaradat further fueled the demonstrations
A storm last week blanketed the Midwest with many inches of snow, and a second system swooped in Tuesday, dropping up to a foot more of heavy snow. The storm toppled power lines and cut electricity to more than 100,000 Midwesterners.
Over 200 vendors gathered at the New York Reptile Expo to introduce and sell their slithering friends to hundreds of attendees.
The Hubble Telescope has been active for nearly a quarter of a century. Here are some of the telescope's most striking images - a tiny fraction of the things it's seen and the images it's sent home in its long and productive life.
The tunnels under the border between the two nations were flooded by Egyptian forces last week amid fears that smuggled arms are destabilizing the Sinai Peninsula.
As the biannual event comes to a close in England's capital city, we round up some of the best moments on the stages and behind the scenes.
This season, TIME commissioned photography duo Therese + Joel to document the madness and mania from front row to backstage and everywhere in between. Here, the highlights from the whirlwind week.
The 37-year-old country singer, Mindy McCready, has died in a suspected suicide, police have said.
In scenes that could have been from a Hollywood movie, a flaming meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia Friday, injuring some 1,000 people, according to Associated Press reports.
The 26-year-old South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius, has had an eventful life, which has now been rocked by the charge that he murdered his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
On Valentine's day, White Castle restaurants all over America, turn into a haven for lovebirds. In New York alone, more than 500 couples opted to make White Castle their Valentine's Day destination.
This week, the most carefully coiffed dogs in the world gathered at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show to compete for the top prize. TIME takes you behind-the-scenes.
The revelers and costumes were out in full force during Rio de Janeiro's annual carnaval.
A pervasive fear hangs over the Los Angeles area as Christopher Dorner, the renegade fugitive accused of killing three people, remains on the run.
Declaring that he lacks the strength to do his job, Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign Feb. 28, becoming the first pontiff to step down in 600 years.
A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast, where more than 650,000 homes and businesses lost power, roads were impassable and New Englanders awoke Saturday to more than 2 feet of snow.