The Motion Picture Academy honors the comedian with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
Their mission in the Iraqi city was marred by violence, but British troops are preparing to leave a city that's bouncing back. Photographer Abbie Trayler-Smith accompanied TIME's Catherine Mayer to see how Basrawis are rebuilding their lives
Three decades after the fall of the regime that managed the torture and death of some two million Cambodians in pursuit of agrarian utopia, the first trial of a Khmer Rouge leader has found Kaing Guek Eav guilty
Photographer Peter DiCampo treks past Timbuktu to attend the Festival au Desert, an annual gathering of African musicians set in the dunes of the Sahara
An auction house prepares to sell off property belonging to the King of Pop
A look back at more than a century of tough motorcycles
The private collection amassed by the fashion designer and his partner Pierre Berge is considered one of the finest in the world. It's expected to make in excess of $250 million when the three-day sale starts on 23 February.
In his new book, Serbian photographer Boogie explores the memory of the city he left behind
TIME Photographer Anthony Suau wins the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year Award for an image of a family being evicted from their Cleveland home. The picture was part of his essay on the fallout from the financial meltdown
Over 30,000 Vietnamese and Chinese soldiers died in short but fierce war fought at the two nations' borders in 1979
Already battered by unemployment, the city struggles to weather the housing crisis. Photographs for TIME by Anthony Suau
Speyside Cooperage has been family owned since 1947 and produces the finest casks from American Oak, providing a vital ingredient in Scotland's whisky making process.
Photos by Jeff J Mitchell / Getty
Photographer James Nachtwey witnesses the fallout from years of war and plunder
In search of what makes love last, photographer Lauren Fleishman seeks out couples who know a thing or two on the subject: all of the pairs she interviewed have been married for fifty years or more
Across countries and faiths, the devout believe the power of the spirit can heal the ills of the flesh. Science may doubt them, but believers in many cultures find comfort in religion when modern medicine falls short
A Continental Express flight crashed into a home in a suburb of Buffalo, New York, on the night of Feb. 12, 2009, killing 49
Nov. 24 marks the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's seminal work, On the Origin of Species, which outlined the self-effacing British naturalist's theory of evolution and revolutionized scientific thought.
By Andrea Dorfman
Canines from across the country descend on New York for the institution's 133rd installment
A look back at the tumultuous events of February 1979, when the charismatic religious leader returned to Iran and single-handedly reshaped the history of the Middle East and the world.
Photographer John Delaney travels to the remote reaches of Asia to document a dying Kazakh skill
Hollywood's A list travel to London in search of gongs at the British Academy of Film & Television Arts' awards.
The worst bushfires on record in Australia have leveled hundreds of homes and ravaged towns and farmland, killing at least 131 people
Since 1975, the German automaker BMW has converted its "Ultimate Driving Machines" into rolling canvasses. Four of the racecars the Warhol, Stella, Lichtenstein and Rauschenberg will be displayed at LA's County Museum of Art in February
An exhibit at New York City's International Center of Photography examines fashion photography and its influences
The once fashionable Sealyham Terrier, a dog which was popular with film stars in the 1950s, is on the brink of dying out, according to Britain's Kennel Club.
Two photo editors scour the flea markets of America in search of our nation's essence
The 16th president lived in an era that witnessed great technical innovation and the commercial expansion of photography
Dharavi, a slum in Mumbai, is the recycling center of India. In some 15,000 single room factories, thousands of locals handle at least 80% of Mumbai's plastics as well as everything from tin cans to toy cars.
Photographs by Daniel Berehulak / Getty
The Obamas are keeping the Bush's White House executive chef, but will also have a friend from Chicago in the kitchen Sam Kass, who has previously cooked for the family. TIME offers an inside look at the presidential kitchen over the years
Photographer Bryan Denton gets a rare glimpse inside the Lebanese group's flourishing youth movement
Women play a critical role in the health care of the citizens of Iran's largest city, where population has rocketed to 8 million people in the past 50 years.
Photographs by Javad Montazeri / WpN for TIME
Fifty years after his tragic death in an air crash, London's Proud Galleries presents a collection of images from the rock star's life, many of them never seen before.
From the exhbit, "Buddy Holly: The Making of an American Legend."
Life in the British capital snarls to a halt after a major winter storm
"Too fast to live. Too young to die."
Feb. 2 marks the 30th anniversary of the death of the notorious former Sex Pistol, punk rock's ultimate nihilistic guitarist.
A handful of haute couturiers put French craftsmanship on display this week, with a nod to 1930s glamour, minimalist white, and a devil-may-care attitude about the global economic crisis
Forty years ago, amidst increasing acrimony, the legendary foursome gathered on the roof of Apple's headquarters in London for what would turn out to be their final live performance as a group
The second-longest championship drought in professional sports did not come to an end in Tampa Bay. A review of the rare highs and frequent lows of the oldest continuously run professional football club in America.
An entrepreneur in Sydney, Australia opens
the PawPaws Urban Retreat, a luxurious stopover
for the discerning canine
Photographs by Lisa Maree Williams / Getty
The Bocuse d'Or, an international cooking contest named for France's legendary chef Paul Bocuse, gathers the world's finest kitchen masters
The now infamous politician heads to prison
When the action wanes, stars take to the stage for the year's largest television audience
The Year of the Ox, a symbol of humility and hard work in the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, was rung in around the world this week
Aretha Franklin stole the show on Inauguration Day with a bow-tied example of African American church hat culture. TIME examines the accessory and where it came from.
Photos from the book Crowns, by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry.
After weeks of deadly Israeli attacks, the residents of the Gaza Strip try to make sense of what is left
Photographer Toni Greaves explores why the nuns of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary have chosen to lead a cloistered life
A young designer is tapped by the First Lady to design her gown for the inauguration night festivities
The First Daughters brave the crowds, cold weather and boredom on their dad's arrival in Washington
The photographer Raymond Depardon was a stranger in a foreign land when he arrived in New York in 1980. To quell his loneliness he roamed the streets photographing the people he encountered.
From the book Manhattan Out published by Steidl
TIME photographer Callie Shell gets a glimpse of history in the making